Publishing Assistant – Entry Level Opportunity 

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£16,000 per annum
08 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Publishing Assistant – Entry Level Opportunity 
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear 

Looking to kick-start an exciting career as a Publishing Assistant in the media and publishing industry? Want to learn, grow and thrive with a highly successful business? If so, our client wants to hear from you. 

The Company: 

Established in 2006, our client is a publisher of high quality visitor guides for cities and regions across the UK and Ireland. As part of exciting growth plans, they are now looking for a Publishing Assistant to join their dedicated team in Gateshead. 

The Rewards: 

- Salary of £16,000 per annum 
- 30 days’ holiday 
- Excellent development opportunities 
- The chance to learn from a highly-skilled team 

Joining a dynamic, open-plan publishing office, you will have the chance to exponentially increase your skill-set and gain a first-hand understanding of how the industry works. 

Our client understands the importance of letting their staff unwind, which is why every team member gets a generous 30 days’ holiday a year (not including Bank Holidays). This includes a two week shutdown period at Christmas, giving you the chance to relax and unwind. 

Your Role: 

As a Publishing Assistant, you will perform a range of administrative tasks to support the smooth running of our client’s publishing process. 

In this key role, you will: 

- Chase up advertising copy via email and telephone channels 
- Respond to incoming telephone queries and transfer them accordingly 
- Liaise with the Sales and Design Team 
- Mail published books out to the customer base 
- Support other areas of the business as required 

About You: 

Whilst no experience is required, to be considered, you’ll need: 

- An interest in media and publishing 
- A working knowledge of MS Excel 
- At a minimum, five GCSEs at grade A* - C 
- Excellent communication skills 
- A great eye for detail 
- The ability to work well as part of a team 

Ideally, you’ll also have an understanding of Macs, but this isn’t essential. 

Other companies may call this role Graduate Publishing Assistant, Production Assistant, Trainee Advertising Assistant or Publishing Administrator. 

Please note, the working hours for this role are Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 16:45. 

Webrecruit and our clients are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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