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 / Junior Desk Editor​

Edward Elgar Publishing, an award winning international scholarly publisher, is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic desk editor and/or junior desk editor to join its busy editorial team.

The successful candidates will manage projects from manuscript to final files, liaising with editors, production/editorial colleagues and suppliers and will need to be methodical, self-motivated and highly flexible with good attention to detail and strong spelling and grammatical skills. The ideal applicant will possess:

  • Publishing experience, ideally within academic publishing
  • Excellent communication, organizational and digital skills
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe with experience of InDesign and Photoshop 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 [email protected]

A full job description and salary information is available upon request.

Closing date for applications: Monday 5th July 2021.

 

 

Book and Journals Editor​

Edward Elgar Publishing, an award winning international scholarly publisher, is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic book and journals editor to join its busy editorial team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the editorial administration of journals and multi-volume encyclopedias and for the processing of books from file to pdf/xml file. The ideal applicant will possess:

  • Publishing experience, ideally within academic journals publishing
  • Excellent communication, organizational and digital skills
  • Strong spelling and grammatical skills, good attention to detail and first-rate motivational skills
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe with experience of XML, InDesign and Photoshop 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 [email protected]

A full job description and salary information is available upon request.

Closing date for applications: Monday 5th July 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.

 

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 changing COVID markets, keeping our staff safe working from home while continuing to grow 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.

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

Benefits include 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 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK. Please note that while the current government advice is to work from home, the role will be based at our office.

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd July 2021.

 

 

Digital Marketing Assistant 

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate to join the marketing team in our Cheltenham offices and help develop and implement our data driven marketing strategy.

The successful candidate will be analytically minded and enthusiastic to learn the technical aspects of websites and online discovery (in the academic library setting). Knowledge of any of SEO, HTML, XML, CMS platforms, Google Analytics or library search and discovery tools would be helpful, though not essential, in this role at the very cutting edge of publishing.

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

Closing date for applications: 26th July 2021.

 

 

Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Currently no vacancies.​