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We'll be posting content throughout the week from our Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Make sure you are following our accounts and the #workinpublishing hashtag to get the most out of the campaign. If you've ever wondered how to get a job making children's books or what a publicist really does, then make sure you get these Q&As with industry experts in your diary as they are not to be missed! You can send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet during the Q&A.


Twitter Q&As with industry experts

  • Changing your Career
    Date 19 November 2018
    Time 12:00 - 13:00
    Summary Join us on Twitter (@PublishersAssoc) for a Q&A with Helen Harradine of Inspired Selection on Changing your Career to Publishing. Helen Harradine is a Senior Consultant at Inspired Selection specialising in placing talent across the Trade Publishing industry. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet them during the live Q&A.
  • Careers in Publicity
    Date 19 November 2018
    Time 13:00 - 14:00
    Summary Amy Stewart is a Publicity Assistant at Princeton University Press in Oxford and has worked in the industry for just over a year. Princeton University Press was established in 1905. Since that time, it has grown from a small printer of scholarly books to a major academic press, publishing more than 250 new books per year. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet during the Q&A with the hashtag #WIPpublicity.
  • Intro to temps and temping
    Date 20 November 2018
    Time 12:00 - 13:00
    Summary Junior Consultant at Inspired Selection, on the temps desk, Rhiannon Griffiths will provide an intro to temps and temping in this Q&A. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet them during the live Q&A.
  • Careers in Editorial
    Date 20 November 2018
    Time 13:00 - 14:00
    Summary Ella Brice-Jeffreys has been working at Garnet Education, an independent English Language Teaching (ELT) publisher for just over a year, first as Publishing Assistant and now as an Editor. Send your questions to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet during the live Q&A.
  • CV and cover letter top tips
    Date 21 November 2018
    Time 12:00 - 13:00
    Summary Chloe Daniell of Inspired Selection will provide top tips for your CV and cover letter in this Q&A. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet them during the live Q&A.
  • Careers in Rights
    Date 21 November 2018
    Time 13:00 - 14:00
    Summary Lara is the Rights and Sales Director for Sweet Cherry Publishing and is responsible for maintaining working relationships abroad and securing publishing and translation rights for Sweet Cherry Publishing books. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet during the live Q&A.
  • Interview advice
    Date 22 November 2018
    Time 12:00 - 13:00
    Summary Verity Hawson of Inspired Selection will provide interview advice in this Q&A. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or Tweet them during the live Q&A.
  • Careers in Audiobook Production
    Date 22 November 2018
    Time 13:00 - 14:00
    Summary Nicholas Jones established Strathmore Publishing in 1995 to create both printed and audio books. It has since recorded several thousand titles with readers ranging from Ian McKellen and Juliet Stevenson to Carrie Hope-Fletcher and Russell Brand. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet during the Q&A with the hashtag #WIPaudio.
  • Alternatives to trade publishing
    Date 23 November 2018
    Time 12:00 - 13:00
    Summary Esme Richardson of Inspired Selection will talk alternatives to trade publishing in this Q&A. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet them during the live Q&A.
  • Careers in Marketing
    Date 23 November 2018
    Time 13:00 - 14:00
    Summary Kevin Duffy lives in Hebden Bridge with Hetha, co-founder of Bluemoose Books, his two sons and their dog, Eric. Bloomoose Books is an independent publisher of beautifully written stories that engage and inspire. Send your questions in advance to careers@publishers.org.uk or tweet during the Q&A with the hashtag #WIPmarketing.