Editorial Trainee

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Bonacia Ltd is a digital printing company based in Peterborough whose aim is to fulfil everyone’s printing needs. We are made up of many divisions and if this is the job for you then you will become a part of our Young Writers’ family!

Young Writers’ have been promoting creative writing for children throughout their school education for over 20 years and we are currently looking for candidates with a passion for literature and creative writingto join our team as Editorial Trainees and learn all aspects of the editorial process.

Responsibilities Include…

  • Selecting poetry and prose for publication in anthologies.
  • Editing and proofing poetry and prose whilst adhering to house rules.
  • Understanding the editorial targets and schedules.
  • Writing forewords, blurbs, blog posts and reviews.
  • Contributing ideas for new Young Writers’ competitions
  • Creating typesets from work hand written by children of all ages

Essential Skills for Success…

  • An excellent level of spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to work to weekly targets and deadlines.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Fast and accurate typing skills
  • Good communication skills, particularly written.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage own workload

In return we’ll give you;

  • A fun and friendly working environment, you’ve never worked anywhere like Bonacia!
  • Performance related pay increases (2 opportunities per year)
  • Progression opportunities within the Editorial Team
  • Flexible hours
  • Service Increase on holiday allowance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Additional benefits, cycle2work scheme, free tea, coffee & parking

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: 37.5 hour per week Monday-Friday


£16,500 Editorial Trainee (starting salary)

£17,500.00 Editor

£19,500 Senior Editor