Editorial Assistant

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
    £ 12 - £ 15 / Hourly
  • OrganizationType

Role: Immediately Available Proofreading & Copy-Editing Administrator

Our Client is currently recruiting for strong administrator to join their team IMMEDIATELY!

Our ideal candidate, will need to have knowledge of copyediting, proofreading and all aspects of administration. This is working in a fast-paced environment so you will be confident and highly capable of picking things up quickly.

Our client needs a candidate who can commit to 12 weeks minimum with the potential of extension, This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and driven individual looking to work in copywriting and editorial whilst also having an operational and organised approach.

HOURS: 9am - 5pm

SALARY: £15 per hour Depending on Experience


CULTURE: Busy, Fun, hardworking


Department administrator:

  • First port of call for enquiries, internal and external

  • Manages departmental invoicing and coding, and freelance queries concerning invoicing; updating invoice tracker; providing details of costs to Production as needed

  • Manages fortnightly production/progress meetings, and produces reports for the meetings

  • Ordering and sending out comp copies as needed

Freelance proofreading and indexing:

  • Manages our freelance proofreading and indexing, booking up freelancers and sending out proofs to freelancers, authors, interested parties, etc; briefs proof-readers and indexers; manages the scheduling of the proofs, liaises with freelancers, and shepherds in the proofs on time.

  • First port of call for freelance proofreaders' queries and/or technical difficulties

Jackets/covers management on Collaborate

  • Manages, alongside Manager, flow of jackets and covers between the Art dept and Editorial using online tool. ending out and collecting up/sending back as per schedules.

  • Proofreads/checks jackets and covers as needed.


  • Manages all offset and reprint titles through the editorial processes with Production.

  • Supports the copy-ed department editorially, assisting with the workflow and editorial tasks as required, copy-editing and proofreading.


  • Experience using Adobe Suite (specifically InDesign and Photoshop)

  • Exceptional written English.

  • A high level of literacy and attention to detail, as well as excellent organisational, planning and time management skills.

  • An ability to multi-task and to meet tight deadlines without compromising quality.

  • High attention to detail, you will have meticulous proofreading skill

  • Hands-on attitude to producing work to the highest standards

If this company and position appeals to you then please apply your CV on-line

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