Editorial Assistant (Maths)

  • Job Reference: 00003630-1
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Haremi Ltd
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment, Education, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We're looking for an enthusiastic individual with a maths specialism, and a great eye for detail, to provide editorial support to our project teams creating educational books and digital content.

About Haremi

We are the biggest educational publishing services provider in the UK, creating great teaching and learning materials for educational publishers, awarding bodies, professional membership organisations and academic institutions. The print and digital-based content we create is shaping the future of learning around the world, equipping learners of all ages with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed.

We're employee-owned. Our team members are called partners and they all own an equal share in the business. Our partners developed our company values. They truly represent who we are, how we behave and what we stand for. We fully believe that our deserved success is because we achieve together, and our customers consistently come back to us because we are reliably excellent and entirely trusted. As a team we work hard and are passionately proud of all our achievements and the way in which we make a positive impact on educational outcomes. It’s not all hard work though, we also like to have fun and we make sure we are loving the journey we are on!

About the role

We're looking for an editorial assistant to join our team of nearly 50 partners. As a co-owner of Haremi, you can advance your editorial or publishing career whilst enjoying a range of benefits such as flexible working, wellbeing support, social initiatives and tax-free bonuses. Our working environment is a friendly and supportive one, and we actively promote a culture of learning and development – we’re sure you’ll love it here.

As an Editorial Assistant specialising in maths, you will:

  • Carry out basic-level editorial tasks, including proofreading and checking the accuracy of print and digital publications for teaching and learning mathematics
  • Use specialist software and tools to produce educational content
  • Resolve content queries using your subject knowledge
  • Write and check answers to maths questions
  • Create mathematical images
  • Perform other administrative tasks

You'll learn what it takes to produce engaging and effective content for teachers and learners, whilst developing your editorial skills. You will work closely with experienced colleagues and be supported by a team leader.

 About you

The following skills and qualities are essential for the role:

  • A degree in maths or a related discipline (e.g. physics or computer science)
  • Very high standard of literacy
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Open and honest approach
  • Able to work to strict deadlines
  • Able to manage own workload and prioritise as required
  • Able to make decisions confidently, quickly and thoughtfully
  • Collaborative approach and excellent communication skills

The following are desirable (but not essential):

  • An understanding of the print or digital production/publishing process
  • Work experience in a publishing or digital technology business, or in teaching
  • Editing or writing experience
  • An understanding of the principles of instructional design
  • Experience using content management systems
  • Knowledge of HTML and XML
  • Experience using Microsoft Teams

You’ll also need to be flexible and prepared to step out of role occasionally to help a team achieve their wider goals.

How to apply

We'd love to hear from you if you feel you are the right fit for our team. Please click APPLY NOW to send both a CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

Try and apply as soon as possible. We're expanding quickly and this vacancy will close once we find our new partners.

We can consider full or part-time applications. Our modern and well-equipped offices are based in Cheltenham, but we have a flexible hybrid working policy which means we are are able to accommodate a mix of office and home working. Please state your preferred working pattern in your covering letter.

Other important stuff

If you have any questions about this vacancy please send them to us at jobs@haremi.co.uk and let us know if you'd like us to email or call you back.

We encourage anyone who is qualified, to apply for our roles. We love individuality and know that diverse teams create more innovative and inspiring learning content, so we particularly welcome applications from people in underrepresented groups.

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