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New Job Role: Adult Editorial Assistant

Posted on: 06/02/2019 with tags Jobs

Editorial Assistant – Michael O’Mara Books

Salary – circa £20,000 pa depending on experience

Permanent, based in London

Michael O’Mara is an award winning family-run independent publisher, which was shortlisted for Independent Publisher of the Year for The British Book Industry Awards 2016. The company was set up thirty-two years ago and now, with a backlist of over a thousand titles, it is still a family firm, producing bestsellers and one hundred and fifty new books a year.

Your role:

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and organised Editorial Assistant to join our busy adult editorial department, reporting to the Senior Editorial Director. Along with general administrative duties for the editorial team, responsibilities include data entry and upkeep on the Biblio system; updating departmental meeting minutes; liaising with editors and other departments on critical path information; general proofreading of sales material, cover copy etc; fact-checking; coordinating sales material for book fairs and sales trips. Publishing graduate preferred.

Closing date: 15th February 2019, 5.30 pm (GMT)

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to: louise.dixon@mombooks.com.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Michael O’Mara is an equal opportunities employer and employs people on the basis of their abilities.