Prepress Projects: Project Leader
We are now seeking a highly experienced project
leader 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 £26,250 to
£33,600. A relevant postgraduate qualification, e.g. PhD or MSc in
publishing, will be taken into consideration when determining
For this post we are looking for candidates with significant
previous experience in the publishing sector, including substantial
copy-editing, proofreading and project management experience. You
will be expected to create budgets and schedules and to ensure that
these are met. You will also be expected to guide less experienced
members of staff and provide feedback on their work.
Applications close at noon
on Friday 18 October
Note, however, that we may call applicants to interview sooner than
For full details and to apply, see the Prepress Projects website.