Careers at Edward Elgar Publishing

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Freelance Opportunities

If you have a background in academic publishing and can offer copy editing, proofreading, indexing or legal tabling skills, we would be happy to hear from you. Please send your CV and details of 5–15 titles you have worked on, including publisher details, and in what capacity you worked on each title (copy editing, proofreading, indexing or tabling) to [email protected].

Any permanent vacancies will be advertised below.

 

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.

  

DESK EDITOR

EEP is seeking an experienced desk editor to join its busy editorial team on a full-time basis. The position would also suit an editorial assistant seeking to progress. Knowledge or experience of academic and/or textbook publishing would be a bonus. The successful candidate will manage projects from manuscript to final pdf file, while liaising with editors, production and editorial staff, suppliers and freelances. You will need to be careful and methodical as well as flexible and adaptable.

Excellent communication, organizational and digital skills are essential requirements. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe and will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop their skillset. Experience of InDesign and Photoshop are also required.

Benefits include: hybrid working pattern, season ticket loans, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, group personal pension scheme, long-term disability insurance scheme and an employee assistance programme.

This is a full-time position, working 35 hours per week, based in our offices in Camberley, Surrey, UK. Working arrangements will be discussed at interview.

To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV, including salary expectations, to Toni Steele: [email protected]

A full job description is available upon request.

 

 

JUNIOR DESK EDITOR

EEP is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic graduate to join its busy editorial team as a junior desk editor on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will liaise with editors, production and editorial staff, suppliers and freelances. You will need to be careful and methodical as well as flexible and adaptable. You should have some experience in an editorial role, with good attention to detail and strong spelling and grammatical skills.

Excellent communication, organizational and digital skills are essential requirements. The successful candidate will have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe and will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop their skillset. Experience of InDesign and Photoshop are also required.

Benefits include: hybrid working pattern, season ticket loans, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, group personal pension scheme, long-term disability insurance scheme and an employee assistance programme.

This is a full-time position, working 35 hours per week, based in our offices in Camberley, Surrey, UK. Working arrangements will be discussed at interview.

To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV, including salary expectations, to Toni Steele: [email protected]

A full job description is available upon request.

Salary: £21,000 per annum.

 

 

TRAINEE JUNIOR DESK EDITOR

EEP is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic graduate to join its busy editorial team as a trainee junior desk editor on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will be provided with full training with the intention of progressing to Junior Desk Editor within approximately 12 months.

The successful applicant will learn how to manage projects from manuscript to final files, liaising with editors, production/editorial colleagues and suppliers. They will assist colleagues with editorial work, providing support to the editorial production office, while working towards managing their own books for production.

Excellent communication, organizational and digital skills are essential requirements. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe and will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop their skillset. Experience of InDesign and Photoshop are also desirable. You will need to be methodical, self-motivated and highly flexible with good attention to detail and strong spelling and grammatical skills.

Benefits include: hybrid working pattern, season ticket loans, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, group personal pension scheme, long-term disability insurance scheme, and an employee assistance programme.

This is a full-time position, working 35 hours per week, based at our office in Camberley, Surrey, UK. Working arrangements will be discussed at interview.

To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV, including salary expectations, to Toni Steele: [email protected]

A full job description is available upon request.

Salary: £20,000 per annum.

 

 

 

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.

 

SALES SUPPORT EXECUTIVE

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to help support our small, busy online sales team. eBook sales are a crucial part of our business, so this is an important and vital role.

This full-time position, based in our Cheltenham offices includes work on our management system to ensure our library customers have access to journals and books (setting up accounts and products), as well as providing prices and usage reports to the sales team. The role also includes: - handling our translation rights, data entry (adding and amending customer information) and general admin tasks.

A high degree of organization and attention to detail is essential. The successful candidate must have a good knowledge of Excel and experience of databases or access management systems would be advantageous. Any experience in a customer services role would also be useful.

We have a hybrid working policy. A detailed job description is available on request.

Apply by email with CV and a cover letter (mentioning current salary) to: Hilary Quinn[email protected]

 

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT

We are an award-winning international publisher based in the UK and the US. As an independent publisher we offer a uniquely responsive service tailored to each project. Forward thinking and agile we have adapted well to the challenges of Covid while continuing to grow strongly and deliver a world class publishing service to our authors and clients. We work hard to prioritise the wellbeing of our staff and aim always to get the best from people by creating a flexible, supportive and encouraging work culture.

This new role represents an exciting opportunity to join the expanding Editorial department. Based in the vibrant town of Cheltenham, we are an enthusiastic and motivated team seeking to appoint new talent. The ideal applicant will have:

  • A strong academic background
  • A keen interest in the social sciences and/or law
  • An exceptional eye for detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational, self-motivation and communication skills

Publishing experience is not necessary, but if you are a team player who is looking to learn in a dynamic environment and if you are excited by this opportunity, then please do request a detailed job description to learn more.

Edward Elgar Publishing is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment where all individuals can thrive. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Apply by email with CV and a cover letter to: Miss Toni Steele, [email protected]

 

MARKETING ASSISTANT

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional to support our marketing department. Working collaboratively in a small team, key responsibilities will include the administration of promotional campaigns, including email and website marketing, social media and the organisation of book reviews.

Outstanding organisational, communication and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise, are essential, as is excellent attention to detail. In addition, knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Campaign Monitor, WordPress or Filemaker would be an advantage.

Experience of working in the marketing or the publishing industry is desirable.

Apply by email with CV and a cover letter (mentioning current salary) to: Liz Wager, email [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 14 November 2022

 

 

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Currently no vacancies.​