Editorial Intern – Crimson Publishing (three month contract)

Crimson is an independent publisher of high-quality books and websites designed to improve the way people live and work. Our imprints include Trotman (careers and university guides), White Ladder (pregnancy and childcare), Pathfinder (Britain’s walking guides) and Time Out (travel).

About the Job

Crimson Publishing is looking for an editorial intern to join us in our Bath office from mid-October 2018 until the end of January 2019 to update one of our annual education titles, HEAP: University Degree Course Offers published under the Trotman imprint.

Heap is our bestselling guide to entrance requirements for degree courses in the UK and the successful applicant will be responsible for updating content for the book as instructed by the author and the Associate Publisher at Trotman. The information will need to be carefully checked and all the material needs to be accurately loaded onto the book’s database.

This is an excellent CV opportunity for anyone looking for a career in publishing, particularly within editorial.

Key Attributes and Experience

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with a demonstrable interest in publishing. They will be extremely well-organised, manage their time effectively, be able to use their initiative and be a great communicator. They must have an excellent eye for detail, be able to write clearly and able to update content consistently and accurately while following a house style.

Publishing or office experience would be an advantage as would working with databases.

Further Information

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-5.30pm.
Salary: The position offers a contribution of £277 per week towards travel and living expenses.
Reports to: Della Oliver, Associate Publisher, Trotman.
Location: Crimson Publishing, 21D Charles Street, Bath, BA1 1HX

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter outlining their suitability for the project to Della Oliver (dellao@trotman.co.uk), by Wednesday 3rd October 12pm. First interviews will be held on week commencing 8th October.