Assistant Editorial Controller

Manchester, United Kingdom
£20,836 to £22,659 per annum (according to relevant experience)
03 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 15/02/2019
Salary : £20,836 to £22,659 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Library & Cultural Institutions
Division : Manchester University Press
Hours Per week : 35 Hours

Manchester University Press is a leading academic publisher producing outstanding books and journals in the humanities, history and social science fields.

This position in our busy production department involves reviewing handovers and assisting with editorial services tasks as well as having day-today responsibility for a number of new books. Duties include liaising with in-house departments and authors, and coordinating the work of freelancers, typesetters, printers and eBook suppliers, to deliver titles within budget and on schedule.

As well as strong English language skills and a proficiency in standard office software such as Word and Excel, you need to have good organisational and communication skills. You should also have a keen eye for detail and an ability to work to tight deadlines. Some experience of book or journal production is desired, as is some experience of copy mark-up and proofreading.

To find out more about Manchester University Press please visit

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Lianne Slavin, Editorial Services Manager


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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