Editorial Assistant, Media and Cultural Studies
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A renowned social sciences and humanities publisher, based in Oxfordshire, publishing around 1000 new books a year is looking to recruit an Editorial Assistant to work on the Media and Cultural Studies list ( a large, diverse, prestigious and busy list). They will work for the Commissioning Editor as part of a small team.
Key tasks will be passing scripts to production editorial, sending proposals out for review, writing copy, drawing up contracts, conducting picture research, keeping our database up to date and clearing permissions. The Editorial Assistant will also act as the main point of contact for numerous authors, provide assistance for the commissioning editor and take charge of a variety of general administration.
The successful candidate will be a graduate who manages their time effectively and is an excellent communicator and problem-solver. Basic numeracy, the ability to write good, clear English and computer literacy are essential. Publishing experience would be an advantage, as would an interest in media and cultural studies.
South East England