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Audio Assistant

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 10, 2020
  • London
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 10, 2020
  • London

Job title: Audio Assistant

Reports to: Editorial Manager, Audio

Location: Marylebone, London

Department: Audio

Salary: £22,000 p.a. - £24,000 p.a.

General Summary

Bonnier Books UK is looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual to join its audio department. The successful candidate will assist in creating innovative high-quality audiobooks across its fiction and non-fiction lists.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading publishers in a fast-growing department, working with a range of exciting talent.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the audio team in the management of the audio publishing programme
  • Maintaining accurate databases and records
  • Working closely with editorial team to ensure manuscripts and artwork are delivered in a timely manner
  • Booking narrators
  • Liaising with recording studios and attending recordings
  • Listening to and checking files
  • Communicating with retailers

Work with great people

Alex Alexandrou
Head of Commissioning - Children's
"When I joined Igloobooks, I saw it as an exciting opportunity that would offer a completely different experience to any other design environment — I still like it after being here for over five years!"
Sahina Bibi
Marketing Executive
"My team is vibrant and fun — brilliant minds brimming with wonderful ideas. Though we each manage our own projects, we're always bouncing ideas off one another and brainstorming fresh new initiatives."
Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."

Skills & Requirements

Skills and experience:

  • An interest in audiobooks and book publishing
  • Organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Eager to learn and develop skills
  • Confident using a range of computer programs and willing to proactively learn specialised software
  • Happy working closely with a small, friendly audio team
  • Calm under pressure

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

Bonnier Books is a major UK publisher with group sales of £80m. Home to three divisions and 16 adult and children’s imprints, we publish across a wide variety of genres, for different ages. From crime to reading group fiction; memoir to self-help; activity to reference – we believe every book matters.

For more information about Bonnier Books UK please visit our website: www.bonnierbooks.co.uk

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