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Editorial Assistant – Children’s Picture Books
Little Tiger Press, London

Little Tiger Press is a dynamic, independent publisher of award-winning picture, novelty and board books. We are expanding our close-knit team and are looking for an Editorial Assistant who can demonstrate a genuine knowledge of and passion for children’s books, particularly picture books. This is the ideal position for a bright graduate who is seeking a first job in publishing. You will be organised, meticulous and creative, with a flair for words and ideas, and a demonstrable ability to write short texts to a brief. You will need an exceptional eye for detail, plus the ability to manage a busy workload and to work well within a team.

Key duties:

• Liaise with designers, editors, authors and external clients to develop re-use projects
• Manage scheduling of re-use titles and reprints into production, including sales material
• Write lively, engaging copy for book covers and content, website, social media and marketing material
• Proofread material at all appropriate stages of production, ensuring total accuracy
• Attend monthly editorial meetings to feed back on new submissions
• Contribute to and minute scheduling, production and editorial meetings
• Maintain filing of sales material, archive library and contracts
• Maintain key departmental databases, plus miscellaneous administrative tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department

This role is based at our London office and the starting salary is £20,000. 

To apply: email your CV and letter to careers@littletiger.co.uk with the subject header ‘Editorial Assistant LTP’, by 20th July 2018
 
Work Experience

Are you interested in a career in publishing? Would you like to learn more about how a children’s publishing house works, gain valuable experience in the industry, and discover what it takes to bring a children’s book to life?

Little Tiger Press offers work experience placements in the Editorial and Design departments. These are unpaid (although we do cover expenses of up to £10 per day) and usually last a fortnight.

Work experience at Little Tiger amounts to much more than tea-making and photocopying. Tasks will vary – from reading new picture book submissions alongside an editor, to assisting the design team, you’ll certainly be kept busy! 

Applications for work experience are via the form below. Please fill in your details, tell us why you’d like to carry out a placement at Tiger Towers, and upload your CV.

Please note that due to the large quantity of applications we receive, we cannot promise work experience to all applicants. Successful applicants will be contacted as soon as possible.
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