Editorial Assistant (Biteback Publishing)

Biteback Publishing have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic, efficient editorial assistant to join a small, busy team publishing political and current affairs titles.

The position will involve assisting the editorial staff at all stages of the book production process. Key tasks will include editorial clean-up of manuscripts, line-editing, fact-checking, proofreading, taking in proof corrections using Adobe InDesign, writing blurbs, undertaking picture research.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills: first-rate proofreading and knowledge of the BSI proofreading marks, advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, and a good knowledge of current affairs. He or she must have experience within and knowledge of book publishing. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign software will be an advantage.

For a more experienced candidate, this role could be Assistant Editor.

How to apply: CV and covering letter to Olivia Beattie olivia.beattie@bitebackpublishing.com

Location: London

Closing date: 30 November 2016