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We're Hiring! Editorial Assistant (Closed)



Department: Editorial/Publishing

Type of vacancy: Permanent

Position: Editorial Assistant

Starting month: End of April 2018


Gill Education, Ireland’s leading publisher of educational and trade titles, is seeking an enthusiastic and adaptable Editorial Assistant for its demanding education department. Reporting to the Editorial Manager, the successful candidate will assist the editorial, production, digital and commissioning staff in their day-to-day tasks.



Key responsibilities/tasks

  • Processing copyright clearance
  • Proofreading and copyediting as required
  • Collating and checking corrections
  • Keying and tidying text
  • Compiling spreadsheets and statistics
  • Assisting with picture research
  • Conducting market research
  • General administration and correspondence
  • Photocopying, scanning and printing
  • Ordering and maintaining stationery supplies


Key competencies/experience

  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team



  • Third level qualification
  • Proofreading and copyediting experience
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Apply with CV and cover letter by Monday, 16 April 2018 to Deborah Marsh, Directors’ & Editorial Assistant, Gill Education, Hume Avenue, Park West, Dublin 12.

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