JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES
The Mainstreet Trading Company: Bookseller
Apply by Friday 12 March for this full-time position in St Boswells.
Hachette UK: Trainees
Hachette UK is partnering for the first time with literary agency Curtis Brown and booksellers Waterstones for its 2021 year-long traineeship programme. It is actively seeking applications from candidates from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, applicants from lower socio-economic backgrounds and particularly men from both of these backgrounds to improve the representation of these groups in Hachette UK’s editorial staff base. Apply by 14 March 2021. Applications are to be made via Creative Access
and there are ten places.
SYP Scotland: Committee members
Volunteer to be part of the SYP Scotland committee by Monday 15 March 2021 (deadline extended).
Scottish Book Festivals Network: Request for Tender
Apply by Monday 15 March 2021.
Edinburgh International Book Festival: Internship
This Development, Marketing & PR and Programming Internship opportunity is only open to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates. Apply through Creative Acces
s by Tuesday 16 March 2021.
Witherby Publishing Group: Editorial and Quality Control Assistant
Apply for this full-time, permanent position by Wednesday 17 March 2021.
Publishing Scotland: New Website Tender
The deadline for submissions of tenders to develop, design and deliver a new website for Publishing Scotland is Monday 22 March 2021.
The 2021 Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards
Entries should be submitted by 7pm on Wednesday 14 April 2021.
Prepress Projects: Publishing interns
Apply by Friday 30 April 2021 (deadline extended) for these paid internships which, circumstances permitting, will take place in summer/autumn 2021 in Perth.
Bookcareers Job Club Initiative
As a direct response to the current employment situation caused by Covid-19, the bookcareers service is now running TWO job clubs: one for newcomers and one for publishing professionals. See the bookcareers website
The Book Trade Charity
The Book Trade Charity may be able to provide grants for book trade people in need. It has also recently completed its latest affordable housing development in London (see The Bookseller 24 February 2021
). For more information and to apply for grants or housing, see the Book Trade Charity website