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Editorial Assistant / Academic Assistant

Office Services & Commercial
£9 to £13 Per Hour
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Tessa Grant

Editorial/Academic Assistant *TEMPORARY POST*

This is a temporary post starting in May for a 3 month period, where you will assist in helping maintain the quality of learning materials. The role is based just outside of Bedford and you will be reviewing and checking the content of exam papers, manuals and study materials for issues such as spelling and formatting errors as well as completing editorial checklists as required. Other duties will include checking tables of statutes, statutory instruments and cases and indexes, including resolving indexer queries.

Knowledge needed includes editorial skills, good customer service skills and excellent data entry and admin skills.


  • English or Law graduate/GDL or GCILEx (or in the final stages of these qualifications)
  • Excellent command of English and grammar
  • Meticulous, demonstrating attention to detail
  • IT literate - able to create documents using Excel and Word
  • Capable of organising and prioritising own workload
  • Good communication skills and the ability to build good relationships with staff
  • Excellent oral clarity

If this sounds like something that is of interest to you and you are available immediately, please apply today!!


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