Okay, I know, I’m rubbish, but in my defence, I got suuper addicted to Netflix binging. That’s not really an excuse, but whatever.
Let’s get going! As ever, full spec is usually through the links.
Internship @ SAGE (BAME)
Working within the Editorial department, to assist on tasks across the range of our publishing programme, including:
• Maintaining accurate information on our database about books and authors under
• Checking manuscripts and preparing them for handover to the Production Department;
• Getting book proposals and manuscripts reviewed by lecturers teaching relevant courses;
• Helping to clear permissions for third party content in our manuscripts.
• Undertaking research on courses, competitors, and the industry;
• Writing decline letters for unsuitable projects;
• Providing information for colleagues within Editorial and other departments
• A well-organised, proactive person, who is keen to prove their commitment to a
career in academic publishing;
• Interested in learning about academic publishing;
• A confident communicator both in person and via email;
• Proficient at using standard IT packages (e.g word, excel, Outlook)
• A university graduate, or student of higher education
How to apply:
To apply visit http://studysites.uk.sagepub.com/careercentre/ attaching your
Cover Letter and CV
Please note this is an internship only, designed in an effort to address the disproportionately low number of people from BAME backgrounds within academic publishing and within our own organisation. It creates no expectation of longer term employment nor any preferential access to employment at SAGE in the future.
This is a rolling programme through 2017. Apply as soon as possible as places are limited.
The role is mainly UK based and may include travel to international book fairs.
Provide administrative and logistical support to the Rights team, and working closely with accounting, production, and editorial, as well as authors and agents
Submit manuscripts, books, publicity, permissions, and sales figures to interested publishers, agents, and editors
Research and help to prepare the International Rights Guide and appointments guides
Prepare contracts for signature and send contracts to counter-party and update our records
Maintain up-to- date and accurate records on rights sales databases
Design flyers and engage with our social media activities
Reports to the International Rights Director and works with the International Rights
You will be working within a highly successful team in a varied and busy role, so organization and commitment are essential. There is potential for training and development within the role and you will be part of the European office team.
Must possess excellent interpersonal skills both in person and via media
Must possess excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, multitask and be able to implement improvements
Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint), Adobe InDesign
Familiarity with the rights and contracts modules of Biblio is desirable
Fluency in one or more foreign languages is desirable but not essential to the role
Bachelor’s degree plus relevant publishing or administrative experience
Send a CV, covering letter, current salary details and notice period to Kim Williams, International Rights Director Kimberley_williams@press.princeton.edu
◦Working closely with freelance typesetters
◦Adding text corrections to InDesign files on a range of new and reprint titles
◦Aiding the department with press checks
◦Placing print orders and obtaining quotes
◦Sending press-ready files to our printers
◦Liaising with editorial, design, marketing and external suppliers
◦Checking and distributing advances and office copies
◦Ad-hoc administrative duties
Experience and skills required:
◦Proficient in InDesign, confident using Adobe Creative Cloud and MS Office
◦Always able to meet deadlines
◦Comfortable with a high level of responsibility
◦Able to manage a busy and varied workload
◦An effective communicator
◦Able to problem solve
◦A highly motivated and confident team player
This is a critical role which would suit an individual who combines a strong eye for detail and accuracy whilst being able to understand new systems quickly. The candidate must be organised, reliable and adaptable. Knowledge of Biblio3 and book production is desirable but not essential.
CV and salary expectations to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You are a key member of the Operations team as well a key point of contact for Production queries, providing essential support for your Operations Director as well as the Foreign Sales and production team and wider business.
Send in your CV detailing your current salary to Jodie Groves, Group Recruitment Manager. They’d love to know more about you than just what’s on your CV, so feel free to send a letter, video or comic monologue whatever showcases your passion for their company and the work you’d be doing and they’ll view it.
Closing date: there aint one so just send it!
and we out!