Are you ready for your next step in publishing? DK Eyewitness’ Travel Division is looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to work on our growing list of travel guides and gift and inspiration books.
You will be responsible for delivering a variety of projects, from guidebook updates to new titles, market research and sales materials.
We are looking for someone keen to develop their editorial and project management skills through regular feedback and learning opportunities. A passion for travel and travel publishing is a must.
- an understanding of the fundamentals of commissioning, editing and producing visual editorial content
- Proven ability to manage projects from a list of titles while maintaining schedules and budgets
- editing, proofreading and research skills
- the ability to communicate clearly and effectively
- an understanding of what makes good content
- Experience working with InDesign will be valued.
If you are the right person for this role, please submit a cover letter and CV by Sunday, July 30, 2023
Salary: £29,906 depending on how your skills and experience align with the role, plus bonus and benefits
Application closing date: July 30, 2023
We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our people, some of which are:
- 25 days of paid vacation in the first year, plus holidays
- Generous pension plan
- Volunteer Policy and Correspondence with Charities
- employee assistance program
- Discounted Cycle To Work And Gym Membership Scheme
- Summer schedule
And we plant a tree for every new employee at our business.
DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the diverse communities that read our books around the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, or social background. DK is proud to announce that we have adopted The Halo Code.
DK supports flexible working and has introduced a new ‘smart work’ policy with a hybrid approach of working weekly from home and in the DK office.
The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people who are looking to get into the book trade, but who may have difficulty paying the costs of attending interviews or doing internships. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org
TOAbout our company:
We believe in the power of discovery. That’s why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and fuel curiosity about the world we live in. From the first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to adventures in the city, you’ll find expert knowledge, hours of fun, and endless inspiration on the pages of our books.
We are the world’s leading illustrated publisher and a member of Bertelsmann’s Penguin Random House division, creating cutting-edge designs and stunning visual books for the whole family. We are passionate about awakening curiosity and bringing people closer to books through their thirst for knowledge. With a global book-loving community of over 800 colleagues in the UK, US, Germany, India, China, Spain and Australia, we produce books in over 100 countries and in over 60 languages. Learn more about dk.com.