Monday, 6 April 2009

Book Publishing Assistant vacancy

Intellect is an independent academic publisher of books and journals, focusing on areas of creative practice & popular culture. We have a vacancy for a Book Publishing Assistant to work within our books team.

Duties will include:
∝ Primarily book project management, including editorial, production and marketing
∝ Liaising with authors, editors, printers and distributors
∝ Copywriting and assisting with production of promotional material for books
∝ Supervising production and distribution of e-books
∝ Coordinating royalties
∝ Attendance at conferences and trade shows
As part of a small team, there will be some other areas of work to which you may be asked to contribute.

The successful candidate will either have a postgraduate degree in publishing, or have at least two years experience in the publishing industry. Excellent organisational and communication skills, initiative and ability to manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities are important in this role. Good computer skills required; experience with Macs and Adobe & Office packages a bonus. Starting salary of £14K plus optional employer contribution of up to 8% for pension scheme.
Please apply with a full CV and covering letter at the earliest convenience to Sam King
Deadline 28th May. Interviews will be held at Intellect offices in Bristol on 4th and 5th June.

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