Publishing and Printing

Sector overview

UK Media Sector (Prospects)


Typical job profiles

Publishing copy-editor/proof reader (Prospects)

Editorial Assistant (Prospects)


Useful online resources

How to get into Publishing (Prospects)

Inside Book Publishing

Media and Publishing (TARGETjobs)

A Guide to Publishing - what is publishing and what do publishers actually do?

Publishing Creative SkillSet

The Publishing Training Centre (PTC) Training courses and careers information

Publishing training courses Publishing Scotland 

Transition Tradition Creative Careers

Getting into Publishing blog post form a Strathclyde graduate 

Getting into editorial blog post from Edinburgh Careers Service


Job sites andspecialist recruiters

The Bookseller Includes job listings for publishing & book trades

Careers in Publishing The Publishers Association

Careers in Publishing  Publishing Scotland


Professional bodies

Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers ALPSP

Booksellers Association

Independent Publishers Guild

Music Publishers Association

Newspaper Society

PPA Scotland

Professional Publishers Association PPA

Publishers Association

Publishing Scotland

Society for Editors and proofreaders SFEP

Society of Young Publishers 

UK Assoication of Online Publishers AOP