Editorial Assistant recruitment agency listing

The editorial assistants role is to support senior editorial staff in terms of administration, planning, commissioning and general production of books, magazines, websites and other publications. The job can entail a wide range of tasks, such as dealing with royalties, hiring writers and photographers " and doing more straightforward jobs such as filing and photocopying.

The recruitment agencies listed on this page have a depth of experience when it comes to placing suitable candidates into editorial assistant vacancies.

A number of degrees may be acceptable for becoming and editorial assistant, including journalism, communications, media, as well as art and humanities subjects, and social/business related subjects. Entry may also be possible with a relevant HND, but graduates are often preferred.

Personal qualities are also very important for this role. Excellent interpersonal and self-motivational skills, knowledge of IT and a very high level of spoken and written English are necessary. Proof reading, time management and a general enthusiasm are also important qualities.

Starting salaries can vary, usually from £14,000 to £20,000. As experienced is gained, salaries will rise. The average publishing salary is £26,000 per year. Many jobs are in-house, but with a steady increase in digital publications, many roles can now be carried out from home.

 
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17 Recruitment Agencies found for Editorial Assistant jobs in the Media industry
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    14 Offices Nationwide
  • TalentQuest Ltd

    With the ability to source for all Media roles excluding Broadcast, Talent Quest can be trusted to provide clients with comprehensive, UK staffing solutions. Whether you're in Advertising, Journalism or Online, our consultants have the market knowledge and necessary search tools to source the staff you're looking for. Our unique database and social presence means that we have everything to find your next Art Director, Editor or Web Designer.
    Coverage UK wide and Europe
    • Central House, 1 Ballards Lane, London, Finchley, N3 1LQ
    • 40 Princess Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 6DE
  • GLOSS CREATIVE RECRUITMENT

    Based in the heart of Leeds, we know that the media sector is fast paced and requires specialist creative staff members. Offering candidates for a wide variety of roles from Journalists and Copywriters to Studio Managers, our exclusive Yorkshire database contains local, pre-qualified candidates with skills including HTML Coding and Digital Publication, ready to fill your permanent and contract vacancies.
    Coverage Yorkshire
    • 2 Wellington Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AP
  • Badger Associates Ltd

    Badger Associates is the leading Senior and Specialist Recruitment company in East Anglia. Recruiting for executive, professional, sales, marketing, IT, accountancy, technical, engineering, production areas etc. If it's executive or specialist recruitment in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge or Essex - think Badger!
    Coverage Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex
    • Pottergate Street, Aslacton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2JU
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Buchan and London Recruitment Ltd

    Addressing all positions in what is an extensive industry, Buchan and London Recruitment are able provide in demand professionals for Media Roles such as Events Coordinators and Online Editors. Our professional service is held in high regard by clients nationwide, valuing our ability to consistently provide superior staffing solutions for what is a competitive industry. We deal with permanent vacancies all over the UK.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Howard House, 110 Brooker Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JH
  • Connect Appointments

    At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers permanent recruitment services as well as contract staffing solutions for clients throughout Scotland. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
  • Mego Employment

    Mego works with local people to improve their ability to attract employers and get hired. And we work with employers to improve their ability to attract and hire people. Please note that we recruit for the South West.
    Coverage South West
    • 8 The Crescent, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3AB
    • Edge Specialist Recruitment, Minerva House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
    • Discovery House, Steamer Quay Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ95AL
  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • 1st Stop Recruitment Ltd

    The longest serving Recruitment Consultancy in Haverhill, serving both local and surrounding areas. 14 years locally and 27 years in the industry, with a solid reputation and foundation for permanent, temporary and fixed term contract services. Now recruiting nationally.
    Coverage East Anglia & surrounding areas
    • 6 Jubilee Walk, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 8DA
  • Farringdon James

    For all your Recruitment needs across the South West contact Farringdon James today!
    Coverage South West
    • 19 Duke Street, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5PQ
    • 19 Duke Street, Cornwall, St Austell, PL25 5PQ
  • McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

    Our Media functional practice is one of our most established practices, with more than 18 years of experience of working in this industry, our team boast the very best researchers who are well networked and resourced. They make it their job to leave no stone unturned and to ensure that every client receives the very best talent on time every time. Contact us now!
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • Personnel Selection

    We are committed to finding the RIGHT person - not just ANY person - for the job! Our consultants are reliable, industrious and innovative and always deliver an outstanding service to both candidates and clients alike. Personnel Selection; it's what we do best!
    Coverage Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Wilts
    • 3 High Street, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6BG
    • 9a High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1LJ
    • Medaxon House, Mill Mead, Staines, Staines upon Thames, Middlesex, TW18 4UQ
  • Interaction Commercial Recruitment

    At Interaction Commercial, we aim to surpass our clients’ expectations by offering a tailored and consultative approach to staffing solutions. Our team of recruitment experts have a specialist knowledge of commercial services and source candidates from areas such as sales, design and customer service. We have 30+ offices across the UK and try and offer a professional and personal service that best meets the needs of our clients.
    Coverage UK wide
    28 Offices Nationwide
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • Premier Group Recruitment

    FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
    • 4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
    • 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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Editorial Assistant Salary Rates
Low Pay:£15,000
Medium Pay:£18,000
High Pay:£25,200
6 Month Change:Up 2%
Sample Size:18
£
Average Editorial Assistant Salaries by Region
North East
£19.5k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£23k
East Anglia
£18.8k
London
£23k
South East
£19.8k
Welsh Borders
£16.1k
North West
£15k
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