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Operations Assistant, Audio

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the dynamic Bloomsbury Audio team and play a pivotal role in bringing diverse stories to life as an audiobook specialist

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£27000

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London, UK - Hybrid

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98% Remote- UK

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary: Bloomsbury Audio, part of the prestigious Bloomsbury Publishing group, is an acclaimed audio division that produces around 500 diverse audiobooks annually. This award-winning team works with an array of genres, from gripping crime thrillers to insightful non-fiction, delivering auditory experiences that captivate listeners worldwide. As a member of this creative powerhouse, you'll be part of a company that values innovation, excellence, and a passion for storytelling.

  • Role Summary:
    • Assist in delivering audiobooks to retailers, ensuring top-notch audio quality and metadata.
    • Play a key role in all operational aspects, from rights acquisition to casting, editing, and sales.
    • Engage in a close-up view of the audiobook production and distribution process.
  • Role Requirements:
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to maintain accuracy under tight deadlines.
    • A multitasker who can manage various projects and adapt to last-minute tasks.
    • Experience with audio production, including audio file editing and quality checks.
  • Benefits:
    • Hybrid working pattern (2 days office, 3 days home).
    • 25 days holiday plus 3.5 days Christmas company holiday.
    • Season Ticket Loan and Share Save Scheme.
    • AXA Healthcare Plan, in-house doctor, and eye care vouchers.
    • Engaging company culture with staff networks and mental health support.
    • Access to publishing events and resources.
  • Application Process Details:
    • Submit a CV and cover letter via the 'APPLY NOW' button.
    • Applications should be addressed to Human Resources in Word or PDF format.
    • Deadline for applications is 26th March 2024.

The opportunity Bloomsbury Audio is an award-winning audio team, covering all categories of books across the various Bloomsbury imprints. We publish approximately 500 audiobooks a year, working on everything from crime thrillers to children’s picture books, agenda setting non-fiction to era defining literary fiction.

The role You will be helping the team deliver their audiobooks to retailers and making sure we are publishing tip top audio and superb metadata. You will be fundamental to getting our books out to listeners, and will get to see every moving part of how we do it up close – from buying rights to casting, to the editing process and how we sell our books.

Job requirements We’re looking for a detail-driven self-starter who can deliver accuracy at speed, and with an eye (and ear!) for detail. You’ll be able to juggle several projects at once, take direction and manage your own workload alongside last minute tasks. Ideally you’ll be familiar with audio production processes, be able to edit audio files to some degree and have the knowhow to quality check files and edit files accordingly.

Benefits As well as a fantastic opportunity to join a global award-winning organisation, Bloomsbury offers a competitive benefits package: Working Pattern hybrid working pattern of: 2 days office based / 3 days home based (or fully office based if preferred), Holidays 25 days holiday 3.5 days Christmas company holiday, Season Ticket Loan, Share save Scheme, AXA Healthcare Plan (Private Medical Insurance), In-house Doctor, Eye care Voucher Scheme, Company culture – Employee Voice Meetings, Staff Networks (Bloom (BAME), Accessibility, Mental Health, Pride, and Parents, Guardians and Carers) and 21 Mental Health First Aiders trained across the UK offices, Publishing Events and access to free Publishing Resources.

Application details Please apply with a CV and covering letter addressed to Human Resources (Word or PDF format only) via the ‘APPLY NOW’ button detailing how you meet the requirements outlined above for this role by 26th March 2024.

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