Bloomsbury Publishing Co Ltd Fao Sue Grant

Editorial Apprentice (Osprey) - Advanced (Level 3)

Bloomsbury Publishing Co Ltd Fao Sue Grant (Employer)

Ldn Apprenticeships Ltd (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday - 9.00 - 5.30
15 months (duration)
6 June 2022(start date)
Publishing assistant (apprenticeship standard)
3 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Osprey Publishing Editorial team are looking for an enthusiastic apprentice with a keen interest in starting a career in the publishing industry. This is an exciting opportunity to get your first taste of the publishing industry and further build your skillset, as well as a chance to learn about how an independent publishing house operates.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Assisting with backlist e-books project, working with the Editorial Assistant and Bloomsbury’s e-books team to clear the rights for, create and make available for sale ebooks for backlist titles. Managing the editorial inbox and other Osprey inboxes as required. Replying to and logging emails from the public and from prospective authors. Undertaking administrative tasks such as: checking e-book files; completing photo permissions spreadsheets for books; carrying out picture research.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Publishing Assistant

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time employment

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Creative, Presentation skills, Organisation skills

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or A-C) Essential
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