Research & Development Publications Assistant

Brite Services
Newton Abbot
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Research & Development Publications Assistant to work for a Training Provider who develop and deliver a neuroscience based approach to working with children’s social and emotional development. Typical service users include professionals working in education, social care and health care.

Due to on-going expansion, there is now a vacancy for a full- time Research & Development Publications Assistant to join a busy office set in beautiful grounds in Newton Abbot. This role will report directly to the R&D Publications Manager. The key purpose of the role is to oversee R&D projects and publications.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


  • Excellent copywriting and editing skills
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy and precision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to develop sophisticated editing skills, appreciating the importance of the appropriate tone of voice, identifying subtleties in language and incorporating scientific language into training and support materials
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint
  • Sound administration skills
  • Methodical and organised with the ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team


  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Experience in e-learning and e-learning platforms such as Litmos and Storyline
  • Experience in a training or education environment
  • Degree in a relevant field
  • Knowledge of Sharepoint


  • Holiday entitlement of 20 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • Annual pay review
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Fun fund for company events
  • Subsidised use of hydrotherapy pool
  • On-site parking

Employment will be subject to:

  • Receipt of two references, one of which must be from your most recent employer
  • Confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK
  • The satisfactory outcome of a check by the DBS
  • Satisfactory completion of probationary period

Due to the location of the offices a driving licence would be desirable.

Please apply by submitting your CV and suitable candidates will receive a call from a Brite Services Consultant to discuss further.