Editorial Assistant (New York)
Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food, and travel, and illustrated books for children. We currently have a fantastic opening for a talented individual to join the editorial team based in New York.
This is an excellent opportunity to join the world's leading publisher of books on the visual arts.
To apply, please send your full CV, with a covering letter for the attention of Deborah Aaronson, to Zek Tahir at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrive by October 31st.
Work experience on the Wallpaper* City Guides photography and editorial desks
Wallpaper* City Guides often require students and graduates with language skills to help work on both the editorial and photography desks. For editorial, you should have an interest in travel journalism, architecture, design and art, be fastidious about fact-checking and be happy to contact PRs and various venues throughout the world. On the picture desk, some experience or an interest in photography is key as is the ability to source images and research for upcoming guidebooks. An understanding of the City Guides is imperative.
We currently require those with fluency in Mandarin.
Applicants should send a CV along with a short cover letter to email@example.com specifying language skills and your interest in either editorial or photography desk.
Production Controller, London
Phaidon Press, the premier global publisher of the creative arts, is looking for a multi-skilled Production Controller to work as part of its global production team.
The successful candidate will work on Phaidon’s front-list titles and will be responsible for the complete production process of a range of titles, from concept to delivery to port.
Working closely with the Editorial Department, external designers and overseas suppliers, the ideal candidate will have an amazing eye for colour and the ability to realise design visions at the very highest quality levels necessary to be part of the Phaidon production team. 3–5 years previous experience of working in a book-production environment, along with a strong understanding of print and repro book-production processes is essential.
Reporting to the Senior Production Manager, you will be a clear communicator with excellent multi-tasking skills, along with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, and to deliver products to our exacting quality standards, on time and to budget.
Experience and Skills Required
If you think this is the perfect job for you, please send a copy of your CV, together with a covering letter stating your current salary and benefits to firstname.lastname@example.org The closing date for applications is Monday 31 October 2016. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Please note that this is a permanent, full time position located in our London office and that all candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Phaidon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Freelance Artworkers and Typesetters required, London
The London office is currently looking to refresh its freelance contact list and is seeking experienced Freelance Artworkers and Typesetters. Phaidon books require excellence in design, typesetting and schedule management. Applicants must have attention to detail, together with first-class InDesign skills and fluency in other programmes, such as Photoshop and Illustrator.
We are looking for people who are happy to work in-house at our canal-side offices when necessary.
Please send a full CV, covering letter and a sample portfolio to João Mota, Design Manager, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, email@example.com
Freelance Project Managers and Freelance Project Editors, London
The London office is currently looking to refresh its freelance contact list and we would welcome enquiries from experienced Project Managers and Project Editors. Our books require first-class editing, proofreading, budget and schedule management, together with InDesign skills, a dedication to excellence and accuracy, and a talent for building excellent relationships with authors, colleagues and other freelancers. We are currently looking for people who are happy to work in-house at our canal-side offices as well as those who would prefer to work from home. Please include details of any specialist skills or experience you may have, together with the types of books on which you would prefer to work. There are several titles for which we are currently recruiting freelance project editors, including the management of a prestigious guidebook, for which work will begin in the next couple of months.
Please send a full CV and covering letter to Tracey Smith, Editorial Director, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, firstname.lastname@example.org
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