Job Vacancy: Editorial Production Assistant


Universal Magazines has been publishing since 1986 and is Australia's leading specialist publisher of niche market titles. Based in North Ryde, a full-time in-house position has become available in the Home DesignGroup for an editorial assistant to work on a range of titles in the department.

Reporting to the deputy editor, the position includes:

  • Offering stellar customer service to our business partners to organize material for advertorial / advertising pages
  • Manage clients and their bookings throughout layout and approval process
  • Assisting the deputy editor and editor-in-chief and working with other editorial staff as required
  • General administrative duties including filing and maintaining records
  • Liaising with sales staff, clients and management
  • Assisting with pagination
  • Assisting with writing advertorials/news pages
  • Inputting text corrections and tracking changes
  • Tracking magazine through production and sending out client proofs
  • Attending occasional industry and design events
  • Assisting with online newsletters and social media

Job VacanciesA genuine interest in kitchen and bathroom and home design would be an advantage. Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Email and Internet is essential. A knowledge of Indesign and Photoshop would be highly regarded, however not essential as training will be provided.

If you are a team player with a bright personality, sense-of-humour, excellent organisational ability, customer service skills and ability to write (i.e. have recent qualifications in journalism/communications) and are looking for an entry to the exciting and fast-paced world of magazine publishing, email your covering letter telling us why you would like this role.

Only Australian residents need apply. Applications will be treated in confidence and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information or to apply, please email [email protected]

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