Graduate Trainee Editor Lake District 2021
Got a great Science or Maths degree and a passion for your subject? Put it to good use by becoming an essential part of CGP’s editing team and help us grow our range of top-selling titles.
Who you are
As the UK’s No.1 Educational Publisher, we only take on the best. You’ll need to have an excellent degree (a 2:1 or above) and ABB at A-Level, including Mathematics and at least one Science subject.
But your qualifications aren’t everything. A true CGPer will be full of personality, flexible and have a really positive attitude… and a bit of creative flair will be a big plus too! You should have some work or volunteering experience under your belt — it doesn’t matter whether that’s in publishing or not. And given our beautiful Lake District location, it’s also best if you’re a driver.
We use a range of different software to make our products, with Adobe InDesign being the main one. You’ll need to be comfortable getting to grips with new software quickly, but you don’t need prior experience of any particular packages — you’ll be given full training. After that, we expect you to be constantly improving your software skills to become ever slicker at your job.
You’ll be extremely bright with a great academic record and a confident command of English. You’ll also need excellent attention to detail so that you can produce good pages and spot mistakes, along with top communication skills and the ability to take constructive criticism on board. A flash of creativity is very handy too.
What you'll be doing
You’ll be editing and writing text, making sure explanations are clear and easy to understand. You’ll also be finding and editing graphics, and combining them with the text to produce beautifully laid out pages. As a trainee in the team, you’ll receive detailed feedback, guidance and training from more senior Editors to help you progress.
As well as our stunning Lake District working environment, you’ll also get free membership of our Leisure and Golf Club, cashback on everyday health treatments and of course great holidays and pension. What’s more, as an independent publisher we have the freedom to do things a bit differently, so there are quirky goings-on all year round. You’ll have to join us to find out more…
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