Publishing Assistant

Cambridge University Press
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role:

We wish to appoint a Publishing Assistant to support the Education Content and Delivery teams in delivering an ambitious and expanding publishing program of print and digital products for the UK and international exams markets.

The post will involve liaising with internal departments, creating new vendor accounts, processing purchase orders and invoices, generating and circulating schedules and budget reports, maintenance of our freelance supplier database, issuing and archiving of legal agreements and due diligence paperwork, archiving and retrieving files from our asset management system, attending meetings and taking minutes if required. This position offers an excellent introduction to the publishing industry.

About you:

The successful candidate will be Educated to A’ level or equivalent, highly organised and efficient, have a very good eye for detail and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Candidates must also have excellent communication and IT skills and preferably knowledge of working with finance systems (SAP) and databases.

You will be expected to work 17.5 hours a week, ideally in the office everyday but this may be flexible.

About us:

Our global not-for-profit organisation is committed to the advancement of knowledge worldwide through our exciting publishing programme. You will be joining a diverse and collaborative workforce and you will be supported in your career ambitions to achieve your potential.

Help us achieve our mission, and you will have a career that is not only hugely satisfying but brings with it great benefits and a stimulating, supportive and flexible working environment.

Why us?

A great central Cambridge location, our office is only a ten minute walk from the train station and guided busway. Benefits include a staff incentive scheme, flexible working, free life assurance and a contributory pension scheme, 28 days’ annual leave, subsidised restaurant and café, free on-site gym and sports facilities, and season ticket travel loans.

To apply, please complete the online application by 23 April 2017