£27,000 to £32,000 per annum

Contract type:

Contract Permanent


Full time



Publishing Project Editor

Contract: Permanent, Full Time, 36 Hours

Location: Greenwich, London SE10 9NF

Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) is a collection of diverse historical sites. The sites are the National Maritime Museum; Cutty Sark; the Royal Observatory; and the Queen’s House. Each of this site has a unique identity and a common purpose to serve our communities, through sharing our collections and expertise. We are a place to explore the sea, space, art and history, and our new strategy ‘Charting Our Course’ puts our people at the core of its success.

You will be responsible for the project management of a range of publishing projects (collections titles, guidebooks, children’s titles, exhibition catalogues, academic books and digital products, etc.), under the guidance of the Publishing Manager and taking an active role in developing content and design of each title and seeing projects through to publication. You will also liaise with Communications, Marketing, Digital and Retail departments, and marketing freelancers for promotion of publications, including preparation of sales sheets and blog material as well as monitoring income and expenditure for project budgets. Furthermore, you will also be responsible for providing editorial support for colleagues at the Museum.

You must have previous experience in working on publishing projects, ideally illustrated books, as well as experience in copywriting, copy-editing and proofreading. You will also be required to be educated to degree level or equivalent.

In return we offer a culture encouraging inclusion and diversity, pension, 22 days annual leave, training and development, an environment with flexible working options, as well as the opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s ‘Charting our Course’ content strategy.

To apply, please send your CV, and a supporting statement of no more than 1,500 words explaining how you meet the essential criteria to [email protected] This job advert will close as and when a suitable candidate has been appointed. Applications will be shortlisted for interview from the date of this advert. If you are successful, you will be invited to interview which we hope to take place during week commencing 15 August 2022.

If you do not hear from us two weeks from 15 August 2022, please consider your application not been successful on this occasion.

For the full job description and person specification please visit our website to download.

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