15/04 Jobs Post

Good afternoon! I hope you’ve all survived LBF and the subsequent after parties –  I am STRUGGLING.

Now all the excitement is over and we have to go back to applying for jobs, but LUCKILY I’VE GOT SOME CRACKERS FOR YOU!!

Digital Publishing and Marketing Assistant at Nosy Crow

THIS IS SUCH A GOOD ONE!!! I think Nosy Crow are amazing, their books are great and I’m so happy they’re doing so well. And now they’ve given you the opportunity to join the team as their digital publishing and marketing assistant. You’ll be looking after their website, social media feeds, working on their audio publishing program, planning events and more. They want someone with a keen interest in children’s publishing, great time management and attention to detail skills, awesome use of social media and a good eye for design. Note that they don’t actually mention any qualifications/degrees/experience that you must have – MORE OF THIS PLS PUBLISHERS! To apply for this incredible opportunity, email your CV and cover letter to Tom Bonnick ( by the 1st of May.

Editorial Assistant at Caterpillar Books (Little Tiger Press)

This banger from last week is still up for grabs. I’m going to copy and paste it because I’m hungover, hope that’s cool.

Caterpillar books produce novelty, early-learning and non-fiction titles for children aged around 0 to 12 and they are looking to expand their team! Responsibilities will include proofreading, copy-editing, scheduling, various administrative duties, liaising with other departments, writing copy for marketing purposes, and potentially some writing and editing of book content as well. Send all applications (CV and cover letter) to

Audio Assistant at Little, Brown

This is your last day to apply for the audio assistant role! They want someone with accurate and creative writing skills; numeracy; a passion for books and authors, combined with the desire to work in audiobooks and spoken word; basic technical skills to use software packages e.g. databases and audio editing. You’ll be working in all aspects of audio publishing, as well as running some social media accounts and other general assistant type tasks. Email your CV and cover to to apply!

Digital Assistant at HarperCollins

The digital team at HC are looking for a digital assistant to look after the Editorial Quality Assurance of backlist ebooks (how important and professional does that sound??) as well as a number of other duties. The only experience you need is in proof reading, but they also want someone who is awesome with computers, reliable and attentive. Sound like you? Apply by emailing your CV, cover letter and salary expectations to


That’s it, I’m done, I’m going to go pass out on the sofa. HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND ALL!


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