Are you a graduate looking to develop a career in publishing? Do you have a keen interest in and passion for education? If so, we would love to hear from you!

About the role:

The Editorial Assistant is responsible for supporting senior editorial staff throughout the publishing process, from planning to production stages. In this role, you will collaborate with staff across the business, including professionals involved in tuition delivery, creative output, copywriting, and print production.

The role is multifaceted, and is crucial to timely and accurate delivery of outputs, including proofreading and editing documents, serving as a liaison for writers and tutors, handling rights and permissions tasks and coordinating production activities. Editorial assistants may also perform administrative office tasks, such as filing documents, managing calendars, answering phone calls and recording expense reports.

Editorial Assistants will also be tasked with resource creation - designing and building the courses that our students and tutors use in class. This gives any successful candidate a wide remit with which to build their portfolio of professional skills and designed resources.


  • Macbook Supplied
  • 28 days' annual leave, in addition of public/bank holidays.
  • Work From Home Opportunities
  • Flexi Hours Opportunities
  • Annual Leave Loyalty Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Birthday Leave

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Publishing Business/Product Development
    • Developing ideas for new products/courses & improvements to old products/courses.
    • Design & implementation of these new products/courses.
    • Liaising with external contractors to meet deliverables.
    • Owning workflows, and ensuring that they are efficient and effective, liaising across teams to ensure that this is the case.
  • Editorial
    • Proofreading and editing media pre- and post-production to ensure that errors are minimised and quality standards upheld.
    • Ensuring that media is presented to specification, and that booklet style is consistent.
    • Ensuring that media is designed in accordance with the output production workflow.
    • Collating errors and actioning corrections.
    • Liaising across the company to ensure that publishing outputs align with the wider company goals and requirements.
  • Print Production
    • Supporting with the preparation of resources for print, including:
      • Resource preparation and collation
      • Preparing order totals
    • Liaison with external companies to order and accurately deliver print media.
    • Overseeing internal print production
      • Printing resources, where necessary
      • Making orders and ensuring that printing staff are producing resources needed.
    • Quality control, both of the printed outputs, and of the processes of providing them.
    • Minimising waste - ensuring that over production is kept minimal.
  • Calendar Management
    • Ensuring that key deadlines are shared and understood by the internal and wider team.
    • Sending reminders and chasing relevant parties to make sure deadlines are met.
  • Administrative Tasks
    • Monitoring of classes
    • Adhoc front of house duties, as required.
    • Cataloguing and Archiving Digital & Physical back-catalogue.


    • Prompt issue resolution:
      • 1st response in 1 hour.
      • Resolved within 24hrs.
    • Number of resource/quality control issues reduced:
      • For newly outputted resources reduced to 0.
      • For old resources <4/month.
    • Timely delivery of correct number of resources to correct location:
      • All classes have enough resources to go ahead.
      • All students taking online special course have resources a week in advance of course.
      • 0/month online classes have portal upload errors.
    • <15% print wastage
    • 2 new projects completed for publishing/wider team/month.

Who we’re looking for:

Key to the Publishing Team’s delivery across its outputs, this person needs strong communication skills, impeccable attention to detail and flair for design, an ability to thrive under time pressure, and a technical understanding of the print production process.

We are looking for a team-player who can manage detail-oriented work-flows across multiple teams, while using their initiative to suggest improvements to our ways of working. This person should love following rabbit-holes, learning and applying niche knowledge to improve operations.

Our Editorial Assistants have a passion for education and learning, and a desire for personal impact in this field, driving them to develop processes and increment improvements for products independently and continuously.

Candidates must have:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of and experience using design software tools such as Adobe Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • An understanding of the UK primary and/or secondary curricula in English, Maths and/or Science.
  • A proven track record of successful independent problem identification and resolution.

It is preferred if candidates have:

  • Experience teaching.
  • Experience in print production.
  • A relevant degree.
  • A background in STEM.

About Us

OxBridge Centre is a Tuition Centre based in South West London with branches in Sutton and New Malden. We specialise in preparation for the 11+ entrance examinations, but provide tuition from Years 1-11. We provide tuition both online and face-to-face.

In-house, we produce our own teaching resources, develop our own supporting IT software, and deliver excellent customer service to our customers, which builds the bespoke service that we are so proud to offer. We have 20 years’ experience and have helped thousands of children using our services, so we truly know the power of tuition to change lives.

We are seeking committed new team members to become part of our journey.

Why Us?

We are a small, close-knit team in which you will be given room to shape your role.

We are growing and adapting, meaning there is a diverse range of projects and work available for staff to take on. Your input will be used to help mould the future of our company.

We will seek to support all employees in developing skills and careers relevant to them.


  • £23-26k starting salary, based on experience and qualifications.
  • Performance appraisals conducted on an annual basis.

Successful applicants would be contracted for up to 40 hours per week, with some shift work during OxBridge Centre opening hours.

Selection process

  1. CV Filter
  2. Video interview & task
  3. In person Interview & meet the team