Working for us

You will have the opportunity to manage the production of journals, books, reports and other documents for leading publishers and public sector organisations throughout Europe.

We are a Living Wage EmployerYou will have direct contact with clients and the opportunity to develop a strong personal reputation for quality, reliability and delivering results.

The skills you bring to us will determine which team you work in and which clients you work for. We generally look for people with strong experience of one or more of the following:

  • editorial office management
  • writing
  • substantive editing or rewriting
  • copy-editing
  • proofreading
  • publishing project management.

First-class technical skills are in demand too (see the side panel), but not always as frequently as those listed above.

Important information
  • Unless otherwise stated, all posts advertised here are full-time and are based in Perth. Full-time means working 37.5 hours weekly during Monday to Friday inclusive (there is a flexible working scheme).
  • Holiday entitlement is 29 days annually, including four company fixed days (two at Christmas and two at New Year), rising to 34 days after 3 years’ service.
  • Occasional travel may be required, e.g. for training or to conferences or to clients’ offices in the UK or abroad (typically mainland Europe).
  • There is a company pension plan and a scheme for providing financial support for long-term distance learning courses.
  • An ideal background is a degree in science or humanities and either relevant publishing experience or a postgraduate publishing qualification. Relevant experience means experience gained in an editorial, design or production environment, preferably with an STM or humanities publisher.
  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership status, or pregnancy or maternity status.
  • We do not accept applications submitted by or sent via recruitment agencies.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Current vacancies


We welcome speculative applications even when we are not actively recruiting, but only if you have solid publishing experience.

We won’t reply directly, but we will keep your details on file and consider your application if a suitable vacancy comes up in the following 3 months.

Skills we are particularly interested in:

  • writing and rewriting
  • copy-editing, especially in science and medicine
  • proofreading
  • publishing project management
  • editorial office management

For the foreseeable future we are unlikely to require further staff in the fields of graphic design and typesetting.

Apply now!