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Editorial Assistant x2

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Job details:

Emerald Publishing, the IPG Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year, is is offering an exciting opportunity for recent graduates looking for their first role within academic publishing to join an award-winning books programme. We are currently recruiting for two Editorial Assistants; one role will be working for the Commissioning Editors for Education and Politics, while the second role will be supporting our Business and Management Commissioning Editor.

The ideal candidates will be energetic, enthusiastic self-starters who are commercially aware, target-driven and able to successfully manage a busy workload. We are looking for candidates with a can-do attitude who are passionate about academic research and eager to learn about the publishing process. The Editorial Assistants will manage day-to-day administration, acting as a main point of contact for authors and colleagues in-house, and ensuring delivery of the forward programme. For those demonstrating potential, there will be opportunities to start commissioning new products and build acquisition skills.

Please apply with CV and Covering Letter

Role responsibilities

Provide general administrative support and assist in the development of the programme
Manage the forward programme and oversee the handover of manuscripts to the Production Department
Keeping in-house databases and records up to date
Producing copy for catalogues and the company website
Drawing up and sending out contracts

Person specification

The ability to multi-task and prioritise a busy workload
The ability to work to and meet deadlines
Scrupulous attention to detail
An interest and passion for academic research and publishing
Resourceful and proactive

Skills & experience

Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Degree: Any related

Strictly no agencies

Location: Bingley, West Yorkshire
Salary: £17,510 - £23,690
Advertised until: Closed Fri 08-Jun-2018
Job ref: GY/52298
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

Employer information:

Emerald Group

Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, we continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where we feel we can make a real difference, now also including health and social care, education and engineering. We publish over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 case studies, via our dedicated research platform.

What matters to us:

Individuality: We have a strong sense of character, independence and spirit.

Ambition: We strive to go beyond what’s possible to delight our customers.

Purpose: Our entire motivation is to help our communities achieve better outcomes.

Curiosity: We listen, learn and challenge the status quo, paying attention to the details that matter

Trust: Our open and responsive culture empowers people, creating transparency, responsibility and respect.

This vacancy has now closed.