Firefly Press is an award-winning independent publisher of quality fiction for five to nineteen year olds, based in south Wales. We are shortly celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are looking for an experienced children’s book editor to join our small, dedicated team.

You will have a proven track record in editing chapter books, middle-grade and YA titles. You will have several years’ industry experience of working with authors on structural editing as well as copyediting and proofreading. You will have impeccable grammar, attention to detail and excellent deadline-keeping skills.

You will be involved in commissioning and project management across the list. You will also be working with sales and marketing on advance sales and rights materials and representing Firefly at trade and other events as required.

Children’s Book Editor
– Hybrid or remote working considered
– Competitive salary commensurate with experience
– This is a permanent role
– Full time or four days pro rata
– Closing date: 24th February 23

For more information or to apply please send a C.V. and covering letter to by the closing date.

Firefly Press is a committed equal opportunities employer and employs people on the basis of their abilities. Positions are open to all suitably qualified candidates, and we aim to attract applicants from a diverse base, regardless of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop