Editorial Assistant (Job Share)
Are you a creative person with a high attention to detail? You could be our next Editorial Assistant working in our brand-new office in London Southbank.
Quarto creates inspiring books for adults and children published across the globe. As an integral part of the Adult Trade Publishing Team, the Editorial Assistant will help liaise with authors, illustrators, and other departments to produce high quality books on time and to budget.
Permanent, Job share
25 September 2023
17.5 hours a week, 2.00pm -5.30pm Monday to Friday (3.5 days a week).
We currently operate a discretionary hybrid model, with three half days in our London office and two half days working from home.
About the role
This role is primarily working on the White Lion and Leaping Hare list, but will involve working on all our Adult imprints: Frances Lincoln, Aurum, Carnival and Ivy. We publish across a broad subject range, including, gardening, food and drink, art, popular culture, sport, travel, history of Britain and London, issues and activism, feminism, mindfulness, and LGBTQ+.
What you will be involved in
You will be a quick learner, highly organised and attentive, who enjoys being part of and supporting a busy team in a fast-paced environment.
You will be able to show you can:
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Liaise with external suppliers, authors and contributors
Meet deadlines and to prioritise tasks
Work well without supervision
What we can offer
A supportive, open environment with development opportunities, as well as the following benefits:
- 25 days paid holiday per year, full-time (increasing up to 30 days per year), plus bank holidays
Employee Assistance Programme
Staff discounts on selected shops, retailers, and restaurants
Health Cash Plan
Cycle to Work scheme
Free books scheme
Active social and diversity committees
How to apply
Please send a CV and cover letter to email@example.com by the closing date and state the vacancy name in the email subject title.
Ensure you cover the following:
Your motivation and match with the role requirements
- What appeals to you about this particular role
What key skills, experience and achievements do you have that you think are relevant to this role, and why. Please provide examples of how you have used or demonstrated those.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we only be able to respond to candidates selected for interview.
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.
We employ individuals based on their abilities and welcome applicants from all backgrounds regardless of disability, ethnic origin, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, belief, age, or sexual orientation.