Placements

Project Title: Publishing Copy Editor
Project Description:For 100 years the Institute has been supporting people working in the mineral extractives industry. We are the only professional body with the history, knowledge and international experience to advise both individuals and businesses about the skills, training and personal development needs required to build successful industry careers.

We have several textbooks relating to different aspects of quarrying operations. Two of these need updating, we have a draft copy in place but we are in need of an expert eye to ensure that the copy is consistent in formatting, layout and language.

The placement will cover all aspects of the production process including sourcing images and illustrations as required through to liaison with the printers to ensure the final product is as specified.

Key areas of work and outcomes of the placement:
  • Revised textbook(s) to print ready stage
  • Oversee print production
  • Create word documents for future document revision
  • Identify and create additional content from source text
Skills Required:
  • IT skills
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Packages
  • Language, grammar and spelling
  • Visual design
  • Working as part of a team
  • Interpersonal Skills
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience in:
  • Proofreading
  • Content Generation
  • Printing/Publishing Educational Materials
  • Project planning and managements
*Hourly rate is 9.19 pounds plus 1.11 pounds holiday pay
Vacancy Closing Date:03 June 2018
Project Start Date:18 June 2018
Project End Date:30 September 2018
Nature of Business:We are the international professional body for quarrying, construction materials and the related extractive and processing industries.
Salary:£10.30ph* for 200hrs
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