Editorial and Production Assistant: Education and ELT

Website Newgen Publishing

Overview 

Newgen KnowledgeWorks is a fast-growing global publishing services company. We offer a comprehensive project management service for every kind of publishing project, and we are currently looking for an editorial and production assistant to work with our UK Education and ELT teams. This exciting and varied role will be vital to the company in continuing to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality print and digital projects for our clients.

This is a six-month contract position. It would suit an entry-level candidate, who is looking to take their first step in the industry. This is a remote working position with the opportunity to come into our Gloucestershire office if desired.

Responsibilities 

  • To schedule and manage, with support, the editorial and administrative stages of publishing products, typically from manuscript through to final files, including briefing and managing external suppliers.
  • To communicate effectively with publishing clients, providing regular project updates as well as participating in conference calls and/or attending meetings as appropriate.
  • To collate proofs, conduct photo research, and review artwork briefs where necessary.
  • To assist the Education and ELT team as necessary.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience 

  • Impeccable editorial, organisational and communication skills.
  • An understanding of editorial and production processes is desirable.

Expiry date for this position is 19th November 2021

(quote full time equivalent salary)
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