Job title: Audio Assistant
Company: Bonnier Books
Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London
Is the role full time? Yes
 Is the role permanent? Yes
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum
Closing date: 1 June

Job description

Reports to: Marina Stavropoulou

Working pattern: Flexible home working up to three days per week

Imprint: All

Department: Audio

General Summary

 An opportunity to join one of the UK’s most successful trade publishers in one of its fastest growing sectors.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organized individual to assist the Audio Division in creating high-quality, innovative audiobooks across fiction, non-fiction and children’s. You will be a self-starter and multi-tasker, with a strong interest in publishing, books and especially audiobooks; be creative, exceptionally organised and have a great eye for detail. You must be enthusiastic, eager to learn, a great communicator and a strong team player. You should be comfortable in a small team and in a versatile, fast-growing, fun business. The ability to be flexible and stay calm under pressure is a must. This is a rare opportunity to join an award-winning publisher at a time of exciting growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the audio division in managing the audio publishing programme.
  • Maintaining accurate bibliographic data.
  • Working closely with editorial team to ensure manuscripts and artwork are received in a timely manner.
  • Booking narrators and liaising with studios.
  • Attending recordings.
  • Listening and checking files.
  • Communicating with retailers.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Have excellent organization skills
  • Have a strong attention to detail
  • Confident using a variety of IT platforms
  • Have experience of working in an office environment.
  • An active interest in books and / or publishing industry experience preferred but not essential

If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website. We look forward to hearing from you.

Bonnier Books UK is committed to building a diverse workforce through positive action. Currently, Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic employees are under-represented in our workforce and we actively encourage applicants from these groups. For further information, please read our Diversity & Inclusion Action Plan here.

About Bonnier Books UK

At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.

The offspring of Bonnier Books, a family-owned top-15 world publisher headquartered in Sweden, we are inspired by a rich literary heritage but not bound by convention. We think in generations rather than quarters, and strive always to operate in an open, curious way that contributes to the future of the planet and its people. As a climate-neutral publisher we are an active participant in the Science Based Target initiative, committed to a strategy to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.