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Temporary Editorial Assistant, Hodder Education (Banbury)

Short-term contract

Based in Banbury

Who we are and what we do

Hodder Education is one of the UK’s leading educational publishers and a former winner of the Educational Publisher of the Year award. The editorial team in Banbury produces online and print publications for A-level and GCSE.

What you’ll be doing

We are looking for an Editorial Assistant to support the editorial team and take responsibility for a range of editorial and administrative tasks, including proof checking, management of reprint corrections and eBook proofs, photo research and clearing permissions.

Who we’re looking for

We welcome applications from a wide range of backgrounds. The ideal candidate will have education to A-level or beyond. You should have an excellent eye for detail, strong organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines while juggling multiple projects. It will be a great help if you also have some editorial experience.

What we offer

You will be joining a friendly, experienced and collaborative team working to high editorial standards. This is an excellent opportunity to gain editorial experience and skills. You will also have access to the training and other benefits offered by Hachette UK.

Our commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.

NB: We are using a blind recruitment process for this role.  This means that managers will only see your skills and experience, educational history and answers to your application questions at the shortlist stage, with your personal information removed.  This is intended to ensure a fair and consistent review of all applications based on your skills and experience relevant to this role.

Salary:  £20,000–£23,000

Closing date:  30 May 2019

To apply: click here

Contract: 6 months