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2. October 2009

'New Books in German' has a vacancy for a Freelance Editor & Administrator. NBG is a bi-annual publication financed by the governments and cultural institutions of Austria, Germany and Switzerland which aims to promote the literature from these countries in the UK, Europe and beyond.   

Candidates with a passion for German-language literature, a sound knowledge of the UK book market and preferably experience within the publishing industry, who are resilient in the face of deadlines, not shy of book-keeping and the handling of a budget, and have a flair for communciation and an interest in developing further an established cultural project are invited to apply. English, either as mother-tongue or native-speaker standard, and fluent German are a prerequisite.

NBG is a bi-annual publication financed by the governments and cultural institutions of Austria, Germany and Switzerland. The work is not bi-annual, however, and a willingness to meet professionals, attend festivals and book fairs, correspond with publishers, liaise with sponsors, meet with work-groups and be a presence throughout the year is desirable.

An annual fee of £14, 000 pre-tax, plus expenses, is offered. For a more detailed job description, please click here [doc, 34.0kb].

Candidates are invited to submit their application form [doc, 88.0kb] by email only to: nbg@london.goethe.org
Applications must be received by Monday, 19 October and interviews for the post will be held in London on Wednesday, 4 November.

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