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Vacancy: Editorial Assistant – Fiction

Published on 7 June, 2016

Authored by Titan Books

Titan Publishing Group, the UK’s leading publisher of licensed film and TV entertainment titles and genre fiction, are currently recruiting for an Editorial Assistant – Fiction.

We’re looking for a highly organised, enthusiastic individual to join our busy fiction division in our London office. This position offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the editorial process. As well as providing general administrative support to the editorial team, the role will include liaison with authors and licensors, proofreading and copyediting, writing jacket copy and reading submissions. You will work closely with internal departments such as Sales, Marketing, Contracts, Rights, Production, and Design, and help ensure projects keep to schedule.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience and must have excellent written and communication skills along with strong computer skills, including Word and Excel. InDesign skills are desirable. You must be well organised, highly efficient and able to set priorities and meet deadlines under pressure.

A demonstrable interest in sci-fi, fantasy, horror and crime is essential, as is an awareness of TV, movie and gaming trends.

To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter, in which please tell us: which book published in the last 12 months have you loved most, and why? Please email to: recruitment@titanemail.com

Closing Date: 21 June 2016