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Usborne children's books, including Usborne foreign language editions, are produced by in-house editors and designers in the UK. Vacancies are advertised on this page.

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Current vacancies

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Foreign Language Publishing Executive – 6 Months Maternity Cover, London

We are looking for a full-time Publishing Executive fluent in Spanish, with ideally a good knowledge of French or Portuguese, to join our busy Foreign Language Publishing team.

Key purposes of the role are to provide operational & sales support for our Spanish, Latin American and Brazilian language markets, dealing with foreign distributors, monitoring stock, analysing sales, and assisting with preparation of marketing material and campaigns.

Familiarity with MS Office, particularly Excel, and a high standard of numeracy are essential for this role.

Please address applications to foreigneditionsdirector@usborne.com or by post to Foreign Editions Director, Usborne Publishing Limited, 83-85 Saffron Hill, London EC1N 8RT.

Children's Book Designer, Wolverhampton

We are looking for a talented designer to create highly visual books for children. You will need excellent drawing skills, and should be able to work quickly, with imagination and inspiration to the highest standard.

We are based in a historic listed building in central Wolverhampton, with an independent cinema and café in the courtyard below. The train and bus stations are a minute's walk away.

Experience of working with Adobe Creative Suite is desirable.

Relevant degree qualification required.

Please send your CV and printed samples of your work on A4 or A3 paper (no CDs please) to:

Children's book designer
Usborne Publishing, Unit 37
The Chubb Building, Fryer Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1HT

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Equal opportunities

Usborne is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Usborne offices

Usborne Publishing is based in London, near Farringdon Station. Our editorial, design, production, foreign rights and foreign language departments are all based in this office, as well as marketing, PR, sales, and accounts.

We have additional editorial and design offices in Wolverhampton and Eynsham, near Oxford, and our direct sales division, Usborne Books at Home, is also based in Eynsham.

Jobs for all locations are advertised on this page.

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