Assistant Production Editor
We are looking for an Assistant Production Editor to work closely with our Production Editor in the preparation of texts in the Woodbridge, UK office.. Duties will involve taking a project from final manuscript to printed book, liaising with freelance workers, organising cover designs and many other tasks. You will need to have the ability to work well under pressure, whilst remaining methodical and showing precise attention to detail.
General office experience and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Photoshop required; publishing experience desirable but not essential.
This is a full-time post offering a permanent contract at the end of a satisfactory 6 month trial period.
Applicants should send their CV and a short covering email to Rohais Haughton by the 16th of October 2013.
Freelance Project Managers
Freelance Project Managers with experience in handling complex academic texts from manuscript through copyediting, typesetting and page make-up to the supply of press-ready PDF files.
Please email CV and details of previous experience to Mike Webb.
The North American headquarters of Boydell & Brewer, located in Rochester, NY, is looking for an intern for its Marketing department. This opportunity will provide the individual excellent experience in the business side of publishing and incomparable real world experience.
Boydell & Brewer is a prestigious, UK-based publisher of scholarly monographs with medieval studies representing the core of their titles list. Boydell & Brewer is a prestigious publisher of scholarly books with medieval studies representing the core of the title list. Boydell & Brewer administers several other imprints, including the University of Rochester Press. Other fields represented include African studies, German studies, modern history, Hispanic studies, literature and film studies, and the history of medicine.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be detail-oriented and able to work independently. Knowledge of graphic design or one of the above fields is a plus, but not a requirement.
- Researching potential book markets, and print, electronic and broadcast media outlets
- Maintaining and monitoring a press-wide database
- Preparing publicity kits
- Administering print marketing campaigns
- Designing and proofreading various promotional materials
- Updating files
- Distributing and archiving press coverage
- Approximately 15 hours per week
This internship is unpaid, but can be arranged for course credit as long as the student is sponsored by an approved faculty member.
Interested candidates should email a resume and thoughtful cover letter explaining why they feel they are qualified, and how this internship will help them in future career goals to Kristin Stine.