Careers

Cambridge Scholars are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and Publisher. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and inclusion in the workplace, both as an employer and as a provider of services. We recognise and appreciate that every individual is different. We try to actively support diversity and inclusion. Skills, qualifications and experience are the only factors we consider in our recruitment process.

Cambridge Scholars offers a guaranteed interview to those who have a disability, as set out in the Equality Act 2010, and meets our essential criteria. Please include a note regarding such in your application along with details of any reasonable adjustments you require as part of the interview process.

You can read our Equality Statement in full here.

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Proofreader:

We require a proofreader to assist our pre-press department in reviewing manuscripts and marketing materials. The work will be computer based and will comprise of conducting spot-checks, reviewing the standard of spelling and grammar in submitted manuscripts as well as completing thorough proofreading of submitted works. You will be required to write reports on your findings and maintain diligent records of the work undertaken.

Full training will be provided but candidates should have:

- Excellent English literacy, writing and proofreading skills;

- Basic IT skills;

- A relevant university degree;

- Be able to work accurately and with a high attention to detail;

- be motivated and be able to work without supervision.

Previous proofreading experience in an academic environment would be an advantage.

Immediate start. This position is based in our Newcastle office. 

As part of our interview process, all successful applicants will be required to sit a standardised proofreading test before being invited to interview, this should take no longer than 60-minutes.

Cambridge Scholars Publishing was founded in 2002, and publishes academic books serving global markets and authors worldwide. The publishing team is a small, friendly and hard-working group, based out of the historic Lady Stephenson Library building on Welbeck Road, Newcastle. The offices have secure car parking, and are well-served by public transport.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Applications are now closed

Interested in work experience or job shadowing opportunities?

Cambridge Scholars offers a number of work experience and job shadowing opportunities each year to a variety of candidates to help young people gain a wider experience of the publishing world. We offer work experience in the following departments in 1, 3 and 5 day placements:

Administration: Working alongside a dedicated administration team to understand what it takes to keep a business running in the day-to-day. Your potential duties could include taking orders, answering emails and phone calls as well as liaising with both internal and external departments.

Proofreading: Our in-house reviewers handle all company copywriting and proofreading as well as spot-checking manuscripts. Through their mentorship you can polish your proofreading skills and learn how to maintain a consistent voice across projects and the company as a whole. Please note that this experience is subject to a pre-acceptance exam.

Marketing: Working with our marketing team you'll experience the breadth of book marketing, working with the team on everything from press-releases, reviews, social media and project management.

Production: Cambridge Scholars runs its own print and production in its offices here in Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK. Our experienced team take a manuscript and bring the work into the physical world working with industry standard printers, guillotines, laminators and book binders. Please note that due to the use of machinery, we cannot offer this placement to anyone under 16.

Please note that while work-experience and job-shadowing is unpaid, we do offer a limited bursary for travel costs.

If you are interested in working with us, then email rebecca.gladders@cambridgescholars.com with your CV and a cover letter detailing what it is you are looking for and we'll get back to you.

All application information is available in alternative formats if required, please contact Rebecca Gladders at rebecca.gladders@cambridgescholars.com for alternative formats such as large print. All submissions are accepted electronically, should you require any reasonable adjustments to the application process please contact Rebecca at the address above.

If you have any questions in regard to the application process or working with Cambridge Scholars in general, please don't hesitate to contact us at: admin@cambridgescholars.com