JOVIS Publishers is a renowned German publishing house in the fields of architecture, urbanism, and art/photography. With up to 60 newly published books per year, most of them being published in English or bilingual, JOVIS books are known internationally both for addressing up-to-date topics and for the emphasis we place on the design and production of our books.

Assistance position in our editing department / project management

To strengthen our international position, we are looking for a native English-speaker with very good knowledge of German and a degree in urbanism or architecture, who is interested in a trainee position in our editing department. Excellent English language skills (spoken and written) are required as well as some experience in editing. Skills in InDesign and office programs would be advantageous.

During a two-year traineeship (“Volontariat”) in Berlin you will be working together with a small team both in the editorial and marketing departments. Your responsibilities will include evaluation and editing of English manuscripts and translations, proofreading, general handling of projects and communication with international partners, as well as supporting our marketing/distribution department in press and PR work.

During your traineeship, you will become acquainted with all aspects of modern book publishing, qualifying you for a professional life in the publishing world.

Please send your application (cover letter lining out your motivation and experiences, CV, certificates – max 5 MB) to:
reference: traineeship

Denise Urbaniak
Executive Assistant
JOVIS Verlag GmbH
Kurfürstenstraße 15/16
10785 Berlin
Fon: +49 (0)30-263672-21
Fax: +49 (0)30-263672-72