Home News Job opening: Asst. Editor with Columba/Currach Press

Job opening: Asst. Editor with Columba/Currach Press

Are you a book lover? Are you interested in a career within publishing? Would you like to gain experience within editorial and production?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, hard-working and skilled Assistant Editor to work with Columba Books and its imprint Currach Books.

  • Under the direction of the Managing Editor, the role will involve bringing books from manuscript to print and helping authors deliver their stories to a diverse readership.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required to communicate with the team, authors, clients and industry contacts.
  • Excellent editorial and proofreading skills, a strong critical eye and be fearless in the face of a semicolon.
  • Highly organised, confident in working independently and show good time management.
  • Multi-tasking and effective management of administrative tasks.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills

Additional requirements:

  • Third-level qualification, at least one year’s editorial experience (preferably in-house).
  • Proficiency in MS Word.
  • Indesign knowledge is a distinct advantage.

For further detail on this role, contact:

23 Merrion Square North
Dublin 2

Tel: + 353 (1) 687 4096
Email: info@columba.ie 


Closing date: Monday 21 October