Careers at Edward Elgar Publishing

Founded in 1986 and family-owned and run, Edward Elgar Publishing is now a leading international academic publisher in the social sciences. We continue to grow revenues and have ambitious plans to expand the company in the coming years.

Our staff are a fundamental component of this growth story. We differentiate ourselves by offering a high quality, efficient and friendly service to our authors and customers. This is only possible because we have a loyal, long serving team of people who enjoy their work and work closely together across our locations.

Job opportunities and locations:

Freelance Opportunities
Camberley, Surrey, UK
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK
Northampton, Massachusetts, USA


Freelance Editor Opportunities

If you can offer editorial, proofreading or indexing skills and have a background in academic publishing, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and details to

Camberley, Surrey, UK


Departments in our Camberley office include Editorial Processing and Production

Camberley is located 30 miles southwest of central London in the corridor between the M3 and M4 motorways. The office has parking and is convenient for shops and Camberley Rail Station which is 0.6 miles/ a 10 minute walk away.


Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK

Functions in Cheltenham include Commissioning, Editorial, Marketing, Finance and IT.

Cheltenham is a town in the west of England famous for its arts festivals and historic architecture. Our offices are located close to the fashionable Montpellier area with its boutique shops, restaurants and bars. The office has parking although many staff commute by bicycle. Cheltenham train station is 0.6 miles / a 10 minute walk away.


Digital Publishing Assistant

We require a bright and enthusiastic graduate to work in our Marketing Department. This varied role, based in our Cheltenham Head Office, includes journal subscription management, work on our eBook platform and preparing metadata for online databases. A detailed job description is available on request.

A high degree of organisation and attention to detail is essential as well as an interest in digital publishing.

The successful candidate will be familiar with Macs and should have a good knowledge of Excel.

Please apply by email with a covering letter and CV, stating current salary to Hilary Quinn:   
Closing date for applications 24 July.


Northampton, Massachusetts, USA


Functions in Northampton include Commissioning, Editorial, Marketing and Finance for North and South America

The town of Northampton is an artistic, musical, and culture centre. Our offices are located in the historic William Pratt House, a short walk from the independent shops and cafes of downtown Northampton.