Assistant Editor

RIBA 1834
London (Central), London (Greater)
£25,088 – £27,000 per annum depending on experience
30 Mar 2021
11 Apr 2021
Job (Function)
Contract Type
Full Time

Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.

Salary: £25,088 – £27,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Initially working from home with return to London HQ when reopened

Hours: 35 hours per week, 6-month fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave

RIBA Publishing provides high-quality practical, technical, and professional guidance for architects, students and construction professionals. Its core areas are: practice and project management, building regulations, sustainability, contracts and building design guidance.

We are looking for an organised, motivated and creative Assistant Editor to join our publishing team within the RIBA on a fixed term contract. In this role you will help manage the forward publishing programme, ensuring books are published on time and to budget. Demonstrating your excellent project-management skills, you will be able to handle multiple projects at once, from handover from Commissioning Editors, co-ordinating manuscript and image handover to the Production team.

A key part of this exciting role will be working closely with the Commissioning Editors on ensuring sample, draft and final manuscript and images are delivered to agreed schedules and are of high quality.

You will have experience in editorial project management on highly-illustrated books, and an understanding of architecture and the wider construction industry would be advantageous.

The RIBA offers employees a range of staff benefits including 26.5 days of annual leave + half-day for Christmas shopping, paid closure between Christmas & New Year, season ticket loan and generous pension scheme. For more details on our benefits click here

How to apply

If you would like to apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter using the form below. Additionally, please ensure that you complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form which will be submitted separate from your application.

Please read job description: Assistant Editor (Maternity leave cover) 
Closing date: 11 April 2021
Interview date: w/c 19 April 2021

The RIBA is a progressive employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.

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