Publishing

JOBS 12/9

Sorry for the late post guys, but with Careers 360, I decided to do our jobs post today so as not to clog up your feeds! Do check out our Twitter page for updates about the event, and there should be a blog sometime this week recapping it!

Lots of jobs this week so strap in and let’s get going!

Temporary Team Assistant @ DK Operations
The role will be ideal for a hard working, diligent individual who wants to start their career within administration support. As the Team Assistant you will support in a wide range of administration duties assisting the broader Senior Management Team, working in a very fast paced office environment. Multi-tasking is essential for the role, coupled with strong communication skills and a pro-active attitude.
Have a look at the link for the full job spec and to apply!
Closing date: 16/9
Office Administrator @ Michael O’Mara (Job spec made available by SYP)
Michael O’Mara are looking for an enthusiastic and organised Office Administrator to join their busy London office. As well as general receptionist duties, responsibilities include producing sales material, answering enquiries, maintaining office supplies and generally liaising between departments to ensure the smooth running of the company. This is a varied and busy role that requires a bright, dynamic applicant who is happy multi-tasking. Office experience is an advantage. Publishing graduate preferred.

CVs and covering letters to Pinelopi Pourpoutidou – pinelopi.pourpoutidou@mombooks.com

Closing date: 19/9
Editorial Assistant @ The British Museum
In this role, you will work closely with colleagues to research, source and negotiate fees for images required for publishing projects, including liaising with the Museum’s Photographic and Imaging department to review existing files and order new photography. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your editorial/publishing career.

The ideal candidate will have worked in publishing/media/a related area, with experience of picture research, proofreading and copyediting, as well as familiarity with design software. Educated to A-Level, or equivalent, you will have demonstrable editorial or publishing experience in the heritage sector or media industry.

With a keen attention to detail and the ability to work on your own initiative, you will be a conscientious and highly organised individual, who can manage varied workloads in order to meet tight deadlines. You will seek to develop effective working relationships with colleagues and clients and will uphold a professional manner at all times.

Apply through the link!
Closing date: 15/9
The role of the Digital Publishing and Marketing Assistant is to work with the Business Development Manager and Commissioning Editor on Nosy Crow’s digital publishing, audio publishing, digital marketing, and events programmes. The Digital Publishing and Marketing Assistant may be expected to work on a range of projects at every stage of development, from concept through to delivery, and is expected to work within an agreed timeframe.
Key responsibilities and tasks:
Working on Nosy Crow’s audio publishing programme at every stage, including scheduling, planning, production, editing and publication
Content creation and audience engagement across the Nosy Crow blog and other social media and digital marking channels (including Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, Mailchimp and issuu)
Updating and managing the Nosy Crow website
Working on Nosy Crow’s events programme at every stage of development
Working on Nosy Crow’s digital publishing programme (including apps, ebooks, and enhanced ebooks) at every stage of development
Providing administrative support to the Digital department
Providing some general office administrative support
Key skills, characteristics and capabilities:
A keen interest in children’s books, and in digital publishing and marketing
Strong time management skills
Excellent attention to detail
An enthusiastic user of social media
Highly organised, with excellent administrative abilities
Comfortable using content management systems (e.g. WordPress)
Able to produce great copy
A good eye for design (a basic grasp of Photoshop and InDesign would be desirable though not required)
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Resourceful and able to demonstrate initiative – a self-starter
CVs and Cover Letters to Tom Bonnick (tom@nosycrow.com) asap!!
Closing date: 23/9
Admin Assistant @ Hachette UK Group IT
As part of the Hachette Group IT department, the Solutions team is responsible for delivering systems-based solutions to the wider HUK business.  Reporting to the Enterprise Programme Manager, working with the other members of the Solutions team, you will be responsible for working in the following areas:
  1. General Administration tasks
  2. Supporting the project management system, Clarizen
  3. Conducting testing on some key systems, eg the Digital Assets Management system

The role provides an excellent opportunity to learn about IT and business processes that it supports.

Training will be provided.

A minimum 6 months’ admin experience is required, providing support in a busy team environment.

Essential skills/knowledge:

  • Administration skills
  • Numeracy
  • IT skills
  • Microsoft Office (intermediate Excel, Word and Power Point)
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Multitasking skills
  • Organisational planning skills

Qualifications:

  • Graduate or equivalent
  • ‘A’ levels
  • GCSEs (maths and English)

An excellent communicator and well organised, you will be adaptable and able to prioritise tasks in a fluid environment.

CVs, Cover Letters, and salary details to recruitment@hachette.co.uk.

Closing date: 18/9

Editorial Assistant @ Hodder Education (Banbury)

The editorial team in Banbury produces a range of A-level and GCSE publications across print and digital media. The Editorial Assistant will support the team and take responsibility for a range of editorial and administrative tasks, including proof checking, management of reprint corrections and eBook proofs, photo research and clearing permissions.

The ideal candidate will have education to A-level or beyond, an excellent eye for detail, strong organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects. Some editorial experience would be an advantage.

CVs, Cover Letters, and salary details to recruitment@hachette.co.uk.

Closing date: 16/9


And that’s this week!! Check back on Wednesday for internships and we’ll (hopefully) be back to Sunday for Jobs next week!

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