New Year, New Job: Bright is looking for a fabulous Children’s Publishing Assistant

Children’s Publishing Assistant 

Location: London (Battersea)

Job Title: Children’s Publishing Assistant

Hours: Full Time


We are looking for a publishing assistant to join us assisting our agents!

Bright is a vibrant, innovative agency based in Battersea, South London, representing international award-winning artists and literary talent across the publishing, art licensing and advertising world. We’re on the hunt for an enthusiastic new Children’s Publishing Assistant to join our Dream Team!

This is a very varied and exciting role for a motivated, creatively-minded individual bursting with initiative and a passion for all things children’s publishing, with marketing and design-oriented skills. Your responsibilities will be agency-wide and will include, but not be restricted to, processing of artwork, portfolio design, preparation of promotional/marketing materials, designing online marketing/website elements, maintaining artwork and design files, supporting the agents and studio manager with other general administrative tasks – and, yes, occasionally ordering the coffees in!


Main Responsibilities

  • Update the website
  • Update the blog
  • Layout portfolio sheets
  • Proof read manuscripts and blogs
  • Update social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
  • Sending out email campaigns
  • Processing artwork
  • Save and file images
  • Assist the agents on putting together portfolios
  • General admin


We are looking for someone that loves children’s books, has a thirst and understanding for the publishing industry, with a creative and editorial background with a great eye, organised and diligent, with great social skills. Preferably you will have experience in a similar design/assistant role.

Must be able to use Photoshop and Adobe suit; html would be useful; familiar with Dropbox, WordPress, campaign monitor and mail chimp.

Must have experience working in a Publishing House.

The pace is fast, and a willing and responsive attitude is essential. This is a fantastic opportunity to realise your untapped potential, grow and flourish within an inspiring, highly-talented and super-friendly company that is breaking all the barriers!


If you’d like to be considered, please drop us an email with your CV and a little about yourself to stating ‘Children’s Publishing Assistant’ in the subject line. The deadline is 20th December 2013.


We can’t wait to hear from you!