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.

 

PRODUCTION CONTROLLER

EEP is seeking a production controller to join its busy production department on a full-time basis. The position would also suit a production assistant seeking to progress. The successful candidate will liaise with editors, typesetters, printers and our distributors to ensure our titles are delivered on budget and on time, to a high standard. Excellent communication, organizational and numeracy skills are essential requirements, along with the ability to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop their skillset and have knowledge of Adobe and Microsoft Excel to review and compare large data. A basic knowledge of XML would also be an advantage. 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.

  

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.

 

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced marketing professional to join our growing team.

Working collaboratively in a small team, responsibilities will include planning, implementing and analysing digital and social media campaigns for books and journals, liaising with our editorial and sales departments and communicating with senior academic and professional authors from around the world.

The successful candidate will have experience of CMS, email marketing, SEO and Google Analytics and be conversant with Adobe Creative Suite (in an Apple environment). Industry experience in a marketing environment is essential, as is an interest in publishing.

Apply by email with CV and a cover letter, stating salary to: Hilary Quinn[email protected]

Closing date for applications: 25th February 2022.

 

 

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Currently no vacancies.​