Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Available Positions

Freelance Commissioning Editor, General History

We are looking for an experienced editor to work on a freelance basis, commissioning new books for our thriving general history list.

The commissioning editor will be commercially aware of publishing opportunities such as anniversaries and screen adaptations of historic events.

Reporting to the publishing director, you will have a background of commissioning books of this kind before and have an existing list of author contacts.

We can offer flexible working hours for the right candidate.

Please contact our publishing director Jonathan Jackson if you are interested in applying: j.jackson@amberley-books.com

Freelance Sales Representatives

We are always interesting to hear from people who may be offer freelance sales services on a commission only basis. While we do have our own sales force, anyone who can tap into markets that we do not penetrate is welcome to get in touch. In particular, we are always on the lookout for people looking to merchandise our books into non-bookshop outlets in larger cities, particularly London and Birmingham. To apply, please email a cover letter along with your CV to Kevin Paul on k.paul@amberley-books.com

Work Experience

Our Work Experience can provide a useful insight into publishing. We offer placements throughout the year in Editorial and Publicity departments, depending on the level of demand and the workload within the business. Work experience is generally unpaid, although we provide a fixed contribution package towards (travel) expenses. To register your interest in Editorial, please send your CV to Careers at Amberley on j.jackson@amberley-books.com and to register your interest in Publicity, please send you CV to Nick Hayward on n.hayward@amberley-books.com

Please note that we receive a huge volume of CVs while we only have a limited number of positions. We cannot, therefore, guarantee if you will be offered a placement and when. Should a position become available, we will contact you by e-mail or telephone. No employment agencies please.