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Last updated: Thursday 05 September, 2019
Assistant Production Editor
Description: danielaelstone
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Description: danielaelstone
 

About the Job

Boydell & Brewer is an international, independent academic publishing company, specialising in the humanities across the board. We are also an Employee-Owned company. The UK division is based in Woodbridge, Suffolk.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Production Editor who will work closely with the Head of Pre-Press and the Senior Production Editor. Duties will include:
Dealing with all stages of a title from final manuscript to printed book
Utilising an XML Workflow in the publication process
Communicating with authors regarding manuscript presentation, images, general queries, proofs and so on
Liaising with freelance workers
Liaising with our Editorial department regarding cover images
Checking illustration quality
General pre-press administration and many other tasks
About You

The successful candidate will have:
Essential
General office experience and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Photoshop
First class organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise workload
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a high level of tact and professionalism
Self-motivation and a willingness to take on responsibility
High level of accuracy with precise attention to detail
Desirable
A good honours degree (or equivalent)
Previous publishing experience
Knowledge of InDesign
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role, and providing your current salary if applicable, to careers@boydell.co.uk
Skills: Editorial, Production, Project Management

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