Trainee Junior Desk Editor

Edward Elgar Publishing

Location: Camberley

Deadline for application: Thursday October 20, 2022

EEP is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic graduate to join its busy editorial team as a trainee junior desk editor on a full-time basis.

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TRAINEE JUNIOR DESK EDITOR Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Heatherley House, Heatherley Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3LW, UK

Edward Elgar Publishing is an award-winning international publisher of academic and professional books, with a strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields. EEP is seeking a highly organized and enthusiastic graduate to join its busy editorial team as a trainee junior desk editor on a full-time basis.

The successful candidate will be provided with full training with the intention of progressing to Junior Desk Editor within approximately 12 months.

The successful applicant will learn how to manage projects from manuscript to final files, liaising with editors, production/editorial colleagues and suppliers. They will assist colleagues with editorial work, providing support to the editorial production office, while working towards managing their own books for production. Excellent communication, organizational and digital skills are essential requirements. The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Adobe and will demonstrate enthusiasm to develop their skillset. Experience of InDesign and Photoshop are also desirable. You will need to be methodical, selfmotivated and highly flexible with good attention to detail and strong spelling and grammatical skills. Benefits include: hybrid working pattern, season ticket loans, cycle-to-work scheme, childcare voucher scheme, group personal pension scheme, long-term disability insurance scheme, an employee assistance programme. This is a full-time position, working 35 hours per week, based at our office in Camberley, Surrey, UK. Working arrangements will be discussed at interview. To apply, please submit a covering letter and CV to A full job description is available upon request.

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