Canongate Books: Editorial & Rights Intern
12 months full-time
£20,000 per annum
Do you dream of working in publishing? Well, this is your chance
to gain experience in both Editorial and Rights!
Canongate Books is one of the UK's
leading independent publishers. Since 1973 they've worked to
unearth and amplify the most vital, exciting voices they can find,
wherever they come from, and they've published all kinds of books -
thoughtful, upsetting, gripping, beatific, vulgar, chaste,
unrepentant, life-changing… Along the way there have been landmarks
of fiction - including Alasdair Gray's masterpiece Lanark,
and Yann Martel's Life of Pi, the best-ever-selling Booker
winner - and non-fiction too - from Barack Obama's memoir
Dreams From My Father to Samin Nosrat's new cookery
classic Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.
They are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working
Editorial and Rights Intern. Reporting to the
Managing Editor, the successful candidate will work to support both
Editorial (4 days per week) and Rights (1 day per week) departments
and learn how these teams work within a publishing house. You do
not need to have worked in publishing before.
This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group that
is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but
is not limited to, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates,
people with disabilities and individuals from lower socioeconomic
Apply by 23:59 on Thursday 27 May
2021 through the Creative Access website.