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£21,500 plus great benefits

As part of the Editorial team based in Broughton-in-Furness, you’ll be working on an exciting digital project.  Our new online platform will provide thousands of resources for teachers to use in the classroom and we need your help to make it happen (then keep it all running like clockwork).

You’ll work closely with lots of freelance teachers and graphic designers as well as our inhouse editing team, so you’ll be great at building relationships.  You’ll also be:

  • A great communicator (on the phone and by email)
  • Superb at juggling tasks and priorities
  • Able to follow processes and problem solve
  • Good with English — with a really keen eye for detail
  • Comfortable with Word and Excel (and eager to learn other IT packages too)

More Info


As Editorial Assistant, you’ll need to be great at following procedures accurately and consistently to ensure our resources are well-managed at every stage, from creation right through to finished product. Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with freelance teachers — acknowledging submissions, ensuring teachers are paid correctly for their resources, responding to queries and escalating issues to editors where required
  • Build strong relationships with our external graphic designers — acting as first point of contact, answering queries (by phone and email), supplying work and checking resources returned
  • Work with online contributors — answering online enquiries, problem solving, passing on feedback
  • Support our online products — creating metadata, tagging keywords and general file management
  • Assist the Editing team — understanding the team’s priorities to ensure work is directed to the right freelancers at the right time
What skills you’ll need:

As someone who thrives in a fast-paced working environment, is confident with Excel and Word and who’s able to pick things up quickly, you’ll:

  • Be an expert juggler — super-organised, methodical and keen to improve processes  
  • Have a keen eye for detail (we expect you to get it right first time)
  • Prioritise your own workload (keeping a cool head when deadlines change!)
  • Be excited about learning new things (including IT packages)
  • Be open minded, curious and eager to learn
  • Ask lots of questions


To apply, email us with your CV and a full covering letter explaining why you’re right for this role.  Please include details of your current salary and benefits.  Applications for part-time work may be considered (min 4 days).
01229 715709

Closing Date: Monday 24th January 2022

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