We're Hiring: Editorial Assistant

Department: Publishing

Type of vacancy: Permanent

Position: Editorial Assistant

Starting month: September 2019



Gill Education, Ireland’s leading publisher of educational and trade titles, is seeking an enthusiastic and adaptable Editorial Assistant for its demanding education department. Reporting to the Editorial Manager, the successful candidate will assist the editorial, production, digital and commissioning staff in their day-to-day tasks.


Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Picture research of primary and post primary titles
  • Processing copyright clearance
  • Proofreading and copyediting as required
  • Collating and checking text and PDF corrections
  • Keying and formatting text
  • Compiling spreadsheets
  • General administration and correspondence
  • Photocopying, scanning and printing
  • Ordering and maintaining stationery supplies

Key Competencies / Experience

  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Experience / Qualifications

  • Third level qualification
  • Proofreading and copyediting experience
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Please apply with CV and covering letter by Thursday, 22 August to Deborah Marsh, Gill Education, Hume Avenue, Park West, Dublin 12. Email: dmarsh@gill.ie

We're Hiring: Editorial Assistant

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