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Gill Books seeking: Digital Publishing Assistant

Position: Digital Publishing Assistant 

Reporting to: Digital Manager – Education

Gill Education, Ireland’s leading publisher of educational titles, are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced individual to help support the creation, delivery, and maintenance of eBooks and digital resources. This is a varied position offering the successful candidate the opportunity to work closely with the production, editorial and digital teams learning key skills imperative to the overall publishing process.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create master lists and tracking documents for asset and eBook development
  • Create and maintain digital publishing schedules
  • Create, design and publish digital resources and eBooks
  • Optimise final print PDFs for eBook creation
  • Optimise digital assets for system uploads
  • Proof and test all digital resources and eBooks before and after platform uploads
  • Liaise with authors, designers and commissioning editors to create digital content
  • Liaise with 3rd party vendors in the creation of large scale digital projects
  • Maintain all Live content on our digital platform

Key Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • A meticulous eye for detail
  • Excellent design, user experience and user interface skills
  • Ability to work across functions to find solutions
  • Flexible to work successfully within a fast-paced, high-pressured environment
  • A keen interest in how technology can be used to improve the education experience


  • Relevant Third Level Qualification
  • Proofreading and copyediting experience essential
  • Experience working in the Publishing industry a distinct advantage

Please apply with CV and covering letter by Friday, 20 September 2019 to Deborah Marsh, Gill Education, Hume Avenue, Park West, Dublin 12. Email: dmarsh@gill.ie