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.


Junior Desk Editor​

EEP is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic junior desk editor to join its busy editorial team on a full-time basis. The position would suit an editorial or publishing assistant seeking to progress; knowledge or experience of academic and/or textbook publishing would be preferable.

The successful applicant will manage projects from manuscript to final files, liaising with editors, production/editorial colleagues and suppliers. You will need to be methodical, self-motivated and highly flexible 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 desirable.  

Benefits include 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. Please note that while the current government advice is to work from home, the role will not be based at our office.

To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV, stating current salary, to Caroline Phillips: [email protected]

A full job description is available upon request.

Starting salary: in the region of £20,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd February 2021



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.




Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Currently no vacancies.​