Publishing Editorial and Production Assistant

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Challenging poverty through the global distribution of knowledge, Practical Action Publishing produces 40 new books and 80 journal articles each year. Our international development policy, practice and research publications stimulate discussion, strengthen peoples’ capabilities and promote sustainable change.

Help us drive publishing impact and content delivery

Practical Action Publishing is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual in the UK who can help to coordinate the day to day production of all Practical Action Publishing’s published content. This is a real opportunity to develop your expertise and profile in publishing.

In this role you will undertake most of the day to day responsibility for progress of the published projects, including the book and journal publishing programme, and, with other Publishing staff, for delivering that work to agreed budget, schedule and quality. Tasks may include: liaison with authors and editors, checking content submitted complies with publishing standards, basic amendments to files, assisting author to submit content via our online submission systems and updating reports.

Educated to degree level in a relevant subject, this role is an entry level position within the publishing company. We are looking for a committed and creative individual with a ‘can-do’ attitude. An interest or experience of academic or professional publishing would be advantageous although not required.

Publishing Editorial and Production Assistant

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £19,671-£21,466 depending on experience

Based: Bourton on Dunsmore (outside Rugby), Warwickshire, UK

CLOSING DATE30th June 2017

Please note applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK

Practical Action Publishing is a social enterprise working in alignment with the international development work pursued by Practical Action.

Date of expiry 3rd Jul
Salary £19,671-£21,466 depending on experience
Location Bourton on Dunsmore (outside Rugby), Warwickshire, UK