The network for trade,
training and development
Being immersed in the world of books for a living can sound like
a very attractive and glamorous career option: many people love
reading, meeting authors, and discussing their favourite books.
However, there is much more to working in publishing than dealing
with manuscripts and writers - the range of jobs varies enormously
depending on what kind of publishing you find yourself in and which
As well as information about the types of publishers and
publishing jobs, we've also got some advice about getting a job in
You might also be interested in the recording of our
free event: So You Want to Work in Publishing: Roles Demystified.
The recording is available to watch on YouTube until 31 July
What sorts of jobs can you hope to find?
Watch some publishers in Scotland talk about what they do and how they got their job in publishing.
What qualifications and skills do publishers need?
Do your research and present your application well.
What's the difference between work experience and internship and what do they involve?
High standards and difficult to get started.