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Editorial Assistant
Title: Editorial Assistant
Category: Training / Instruction
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £20,001.00 - £30,000.00
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Editorial Assistant (12 months)

£23,801 - £29,148

We are seeking an Editorial Assistant to work on a broad range of projects within our Engineering books team, supporting three commissioning editors.

A key responsibility of this position will be to manage projects from signature of contract, to receipt of complete and final manuscript. This will involve regular contact with authors as they write, working with them to ensure timely completion and delivery of manuscripts in the correct format, copywriting, and working closely with colleagues in our Content Management department. Administrative work will also be required, and the posts will involve assisting commissioning editors with list management and development.

The successful applicant will have strong organisational, time-management, communication and IT skills, excellent attention to detail, and a flexible approach to work. You will be confident, self-motivated and enjoy working independently and as part of a team, both with internal colleagues and with our authors, series editors and other publishing partners.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the position.

Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We’re one of the world’s most respected publishers, driven by the purpose of unlocking people’s potential with the best learning and research solutions.

We need determined individuals to help make this happen. We work in global teams, tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers.

We’re committed to creating a dynamic work environment that empowers you to be your best. Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance, an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes’ walk from the train station.


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