Job Title: Desk Editor
Company: Icon Books
Location: Stroud office/home (flexible)
Salary: dependent on experience
Is the role Permanent? Yes
Is the role Full Time? Yes
Contact Details: Nick Hayward ([email protected])
Closing Date: 22 May 2023

Job Description

Icon Books is looking for an organised and motivated desk editor to join the team. This role will mainly involve structural/developmental editing, copy editing and proofreading. It will also involve project management, and the ideal candidate will be a confident and skilled editor who is excited by Icon’s list of titles.


  • Demonstrable experience in structural editing, copy editing and proofreading non-fiction titles
  • Experience in managing titles through the production process would be an advantage
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks when working on multiple projects
  • Positive attitude and ability to forge good relationships with authors and colleagues across various teams