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Job vacancy: Editor

Friday, 26th February 2016

In Some Lost Place by Vertebrate author Sandy Allan

We're looking for a production-focused editor to assist the publishing manager and studio team in the preparation and production of print and digital titles.

Day-to-day tasks will include editing and proofreading of manuscripts, management of client book production and control of digital book production programmes. The successful applicant will be working with authors, book contributors, freelance proofreaders, editors, Faber Factory, OCR and scanning companies, as well as other external contacts.

Primary tasks will be preparation of new titles for production, all aspects of digital book production, editing, copywriting and proofreading.

We are looking for applicants with demonstrable experience working in a publishing environment, experience of editing and preparing copy for publication, knowledge and experience of digital book production, experience of working with photography and images for publication.

Highly motivated, results-focused individuals with meticulous attention to detail will find this job very rewarding.

Salary: competitive, depending on experience.

Based in Sheffield, some working from home possible.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to jon@v-publishing.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 5 p.m., Monday 14 March 2016.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undertake a short writing/editing task. Interviews will follow after this selection process

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