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Production Assistant – Academic & Professional Division

Do you want to break into the publishing world? If you have great organisational skills and the desire to learn about book production, apply now…

Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. Within Bloomsbury’s Academic division, it publishes under Bloomsbury, as well as under a number of prestigious and historic imprint names.

Bloomsbury are looking for a Production Assistant to join their busy Academic and Professional Division, which publishes across a range of subjects including Philosophy, Education, Theology, Linguistics, History, Drama, Film and Media, and Fashion. The successful candidate will provide administrative support and carry out production tasks for assigned lists within division reprint, POD and eBook conversion programmes. This would be an excellent first job for someone keen to enter the book publishing industry within the production-editorial environment.


  • Upload and distribute files on digital-asset management system
  • Desk-editorial and print-purchasing work on reprints
  • Service Print on Demand and eBook conversion programmes
  • Run reports
  • Process invoices


  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Proven IT skills (knowledge of Word and Excel essential)
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Editorial and/or office experience (desirable but not essential)


  • Please email your CV, a cover letter and salary expectations to this email 
  • Please note in the subject line ‘Production Assistant 0103’
  • In your application, state that you heard about this role through Creative Access