Careers at Edward Elgar Publishing


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 [email protected]


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.

Currently no vacancies.​


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.



Financial Controller

Part time – 18 Hours

Edward Elgar Publishing is an award-winning global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the social sciences and law. 

The Financial Controller is responsible for overseeing all financial reporting and management, and managing our small finance team.

The successful candidate will be/have

  • Finance professional qualified to a minimum of AAT level 4
  • At least 5 years post qualification experience in a finance manager role with an in-depth understanding of accounting processes.
  • Experience in publishing or an industry with similar royalties and VAT issues would be helpful.
  • Excellent communications skills – written, and verbal
  • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of Sage
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail


A detailed job description is available on request.

Closing date Friday 11th September 2020.

Please apply by email with CV and covering letter to Julie Clark



Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Currently no vacancies.​