Working for Intellect
Production Editor (part-time, maternity cover)
 
We are looking for someone with some publishing skills such as editorial and
project management who is interested in developing these skills further as
part of our team.

Primary tasks:
  • € coordinate day to day editorial management of some of our books and journals
  • € coordinate day to day marketing of the same books and journals
  • € liaise with our authors, editors and their contributors.
Secondary tasks:
  • € assist with other tasks as required.
As part of a small team, there will be some other areas of work to which
you may be asked to contribute. Training will be given on the job as required.

This is a 0.7 of a full-time position (3.5 days/week). The position is a temporary maternity cover, for the period starting Tuesday 18 April until Friday 22 December 2017. Salary will be £16,400 pro-rata. Benefits will include generous paid holiday, company pension scheme, free gym membership and flexible working within the 3.5 days.

Please apply with a full CV and covering letter at the earliest
convenience to:

Heather Robinson: robinson@intellectbooks.com.

Deadline: 1st March 2017
 

 

 
Graduate work placements
 
We offer work placements to those hoping to gain an insight into the publishing industry while engaged in a university degree or having recently graduated.
While we cannot pay you for your time, we do invest in your growth and development, and provide opportunities for you to learn new skills and take on responsibilities and projects. You will be assigned a mentor and have the opportunity to work both independently and as part of a team. Our work placement projects last for four weeks and they are full time.
 
At the end of your placement, we will happily provide you with a reference to further enhance your career development. We hope that your time spent with us will be enjoyable and fruitful. 
 
Please email your CV to Heather Robinson: robinson@intellectbooks.com to be considered or to ask for more information.
 
To give you an idea of what you might be doing during your placement, here are a few of the tasks that previous interns have done:
  • Research
  • Updating databases/information
  • Proofreading
  • Mail outs
  • Website
  • (Re)organizing and filing 
  • Marketing
This is just an example of the type of things you might be doing - you probably won't do all of these and often new tasks will arise on a day-to-day basis (as is the nature of publishing). There will, inevitably, be some administrative tasks, which, although slightly tedious at times, are essential to the running of a small business like Intellect. You will have a variety of tasks to complete over the month.
 
Learning objectives
A list of learning objectives will be developed with your line manager upon your arrival. In addition to these department-specific skills, Intellect strives to allow interns to achieve the following broad learning objectives:
Consistency: Checking and maintaining consistency is a vital skill in publishing. Interns will develop an eye for detail and gain skills in checking for and maintaining consistency.
Time management: Interns will be given the opportunity to balance their own workload and prioritize tasks accordingly.
Project management/finishing skills: Interns will be given the opportunity to take ownership of a project and see it through from start to finish.
 
Intellect offers a range of benefits to its staff, including a friendly working atmosphere, company pension scheme, flexible working and cycle-to-work scheme.
 
We run a highly praised graduate placement scheme, and are committed to ongoing staff training and development.
 
Intellect has been recognized by the Investors In People standard since 2006.
 
Comments from some of our interns:
 
'It has been a privilege to work in a company that is not all about profit and where there seems to be a genuine passion and motivation to achieve on a personal as well as a business level.'
 
'...a very relaxed and enjoyable experience. I have loved every aspect of the internship and feel that the four weeks have gone by far too quickly.'
 
'The people here at Intellect are just wonderful. I've loved meeting so many warm, intelligent people all under one roof.'
 

'The trust and support I received at Intellect allowed me to constantly develop.'


  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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