Prepress Projects: Project Editor
We are now seeking an experienced
editor to work in one of our teams providing
editing and other services to publishers and public sector
organisations. This is a permanent role with a
6-month probationary period.
About the job
You will join one of our production teams and will work on
documents such as research articles, policy documents and long-form
reports in the fields of science, medicine, public health, the
environment, law, international affairs, and finance and banking,
You will have contact with authors, academic editors, clients
and suppliers (e.g. typesetters, technologists) to ensure that
quality and production schedules are maintained. A substantial part
of the work will involve copy-editing and rewriting and, therefore,
an excellent command of English is required along with the ability
to understand complex text written by non-native English speakers
and turn this into clear, readily understandable English. Some
assignments must be carried out to short deadlines, so speed is as
important as high quality and teamwork.
The salary for this post will be in the
range £18,900 to £26,250.
Successful applicants with little or no relevant publishing
experience will start at the bottom of the grade. A relevant
postgraduate qualification, e.g. PhD or MSc in publishing, will
also be taken into consideration when determining starting
For this post we are looking for candidates with previous
experience of project management in the publishing sector. If you
have significant experience of publishing, including substantial
copy-editing, proofreading and project management experience, we
may consider you for the post of project
leader, for which the salary scale
is £26,250 to £33,600.
For full details and to apply, see the Prepress Projects website.
Applications close at 17:00 GMT on
Friday 3 August 2018. However, we may call applicants to interview
earlier than this.