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Do you fancy being the next Bradley Wiggins?

Yesterday Bradley Wiggins became the first British rider to win the Tour de France. Dust off that cycling helmet and discover your inner cyclist, with our range of cycling books from Bloomsbury.

Train with the experts from start to finish and discover how to ride each and every legendary climb.

New Team Member

Though football’s transfer window may already have passed, we had a late substitution for Team Sport @ Bloomsbury with Kate Wanwimolruk leaving the squad, replaced by Nick Ascroft as the new Senior Editor.

Nick in Nets is a keen footballer and dab hand at any and all pub sports, in particular that most thick-necked and cauliflower-eared physical battle, Scrabble, of which he is currently the British Mind Sports Olympiad Champion. And with his great goalkeeping expertise (how else did you think he got his nickname?) and editorial prowess, you can be confident that every Bloomsbury Sport book he works on will be in great hands.

If you need to contact Nick or indeed any of the team, please contact us here.

Job Opportunity at Bloomsbury Publishing (London)

Job Title: Senior Editor, Sport and Fitness

Reporting to: Head of the Sports and Fitness department

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised person to work full-time in our busy Sports and Fitness department. The role involves managing a number of full-colour and mono books through the editorial process from cover design and manuscript delivery through to publication, and dealing with authors, freelancers, suppliers, illustrators and in-house colleagues. The successful candidate will have at least 18 months’ editorial experience in book publishing and be able to demonstrate:

- proficiency with illustrated books
– ideally experience of working on photo shoots
– meticulous attention to detail
– excellent oral and written communication skills
– the ability to prioritise and use their own initiative, juggling several projects at a time
– solid time-management skills in order to cope with competing deadlines
– a wide-ranging interest in sports and fitness.

This is a challenging role for someone able to manage their own projects with plenty of drive and enthusiasm.

Please send your CV and details to sally.coleman@bloomsbury.com

Please note that a high level of applications may mean that we are not able to respond to all applicants.

***This job advert has now expired***

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