Vacancies

Full-time Editor

Reaktion Books is looking for a full-time Editor to work in-house. The role involves project managing books through the editorial process from handover of Word files from commissioning editor until publication, liaising with authors, the Production Manager, picture researchers and freelance editorial and design staff. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience of project managing illustrated and academic non-fiction books. Good attention to detail and organisation are essential, as are excellent copy-editing and proofreading skills. Please apply in writing with CV to the Managing Editor, Aimee Selby: aimee@reaktionbooks.co.uk.



Freelance Copyeditors and Proofreaders

Reaktion Books is looking for experienced copyeditors and proofreaders to add to its list of out-of-house freelancers. We would be particularly interested in copyeditors and proofreaders with a background in art history, history or classics. Applicants must have extensive experience of working on illustrated books as well as referenced academic titles. If you would like to be considered, please send your CV, with details of any areas of expertise, to the Managing Editor: info@reaktionbooks.co.uk.


Artworker

We are looking for freelance artworkers to implement our book designs. The frequency of the work would be dependent on our workload. If you have several years of experience as an artworker in book design and a firm knowledge of typography and Adobe InDesign, please apply to our Production Manager, Ken Macpherson: info@reaktionbooks.co.uk.


Designers

We are looking for freelance book designers to design our books, both stand-alone titles or new series. If you have several years of experience as a book designer and a firm knowledge of typography and Adobe InDesign, please apply to our Production Manager, Ken Macpherson: info@reaktionbooks.co.uk.


Work experience – Sales/Marketing

We offer work experience positions in our sales and marketing departments. The placements are for a minimum term of three month and two days per week. Applicants should write to David Hoek, Sales Manager david@reaktionbooks.co.uk enclosing a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.