Blake Friedmann is looking for an energetic, creative and highly motivated Book Department Assistant to work on a 6-month (potentially renewable) contract, for three days a week, beginning from the week of 16 October 2017. This role will support the overall running of the Book Department, in addition to some reception duties and administrative tasks for the Finance, Contracts and Foreign Rights Departments.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, have an ability to pick up new systems quickly, and will feel confident handling a varied, high-volume workload, including contractual processing and data entering. They will also have a passion for books, excellent communication skills, an understanding of digital and social media, and a sharp eye for detail. Familiarity with the Bradbury Phillips system would be an advantage.

This role offers an ideal opportunity to an individual with administrative skills and some initial publishing or internship experience to discover more about publishing, receive further training and develop their knowledge and contacts within the industry, while working with some flexibility in a friendly, creative environment.

To apply: please send your cover letter and CV to Melis Dagoglu at

Closing date for applications: Monday 11 September 2017.