Job title: Assistant Editor
Company: Edward Elgar Publishing
Location: office based, Cheltenham
Is the role full time? Yes
Is the role Permanent? Yes
Salary: TBC
Contact: Miss Toni Steele, [email protected]
Closing date: 31 May

Job description

We are an award-winning international publisher based in the UK and the US. As an independent publisher we offer a uniquely responsive service tailored to each project. Forward thinking and agile we have adapted well to the challenges of Covid while continuing to grow strongly and deliver a world class publishing service to our authors and clients. We work hard to prioritise the wellbeing of our staff and aim always to get the best from people by creating a flexible, supportive and encouraging work culture.

This new role represents an exciting opportunity to join the expanding Editorial department. Based in the vibrant town of Cheltenham, we are an enthusiastic and motivated team seeking to appoint new talent.

Reporting to the Commissioning Editor, Elgar Original Reference and responsible for commissioning new edited reference works in the Social Sciences, the ideal applicant will possess:

  • A demonstrable interest in publishing and the social sciences
  • Strong motivational skills and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Previous publishing experience is not necessary. If you are a team player looking to learn in a dynamic environment and are excited by this opportunity, then please contact Toni Steele to request a detailed job description.
Further to this, please apply by email with your CV and cover letter to: Miss Toni Steele, [email protected].

Closing date 31st May 2024.

Edward Elgar Publishing is committed to promoting equity in opportunity and to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment where all individuals can thrive. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities.