Work for us

We at Walker believe in creating something special. We bring children fun and engaging stories by the best authors and illustrators, which can be experienced in innovative ways.  If you would like to be a part of this, please see below for our current vacancies.  Plus, you can also check out our tweets for job alerts! Follow the bear here.

We are always on the lookout for talented people from a range of different backgrounds to work with us.  We aim for diversity in our staff so that we will reflect more closely the community we work in and the people who we make our books for.  As one step towards this, we have signed up to the Equip Publishing Equalities Charter.

If you would like to apply for any of these roles then send your CV along with a covering letter to Alexandra Miller at


Creative Commissioning Editor

Walker Books are looking for a Creative Commissining Editor who will be responsible for supporting the CharacterPublisher and the other Character creative team members across all projects. Deadline 24th October 2016.

 To view the full job description, please click here.

Group Sales Export Assistant

Walker Books, a leading independent children’s publisher, is seeking a Group Export Sales Assistant. A key administration role, supporting the Group Export sales team on a day to day basis, and managing own territory. Reporting to the Group Export Sales Manager.

 To view the full job description, please click here

 Special Sales Co-ordinator 

To assist the Head of Special Sales with the day-to-day running of the busy Special Sales Department. Special Sales Co-ordinator will provide full administrative back-up as well as managing some accounts with responsibility for bringing in their own revenue. The deadline for this role is 28th October 2016. 

To view the full job description, please click here.

 Junior Designer

 Walker Books are looking for a Junior Designer to join their Picture Books Team. Deadline for applications will be the  24th October 2016.

 To view the full job description, please click here.


 Submitting Illustrations and Manuscripts:

If you would like to submit a manuscript or find out how to illustrate books for us please visit the Your Questions page here


Work Experience & Internships:

We now offer work experience placements in specific departments.  Applications are accepted for over 18s.  Please click this link: Work Experience Placements / Internships to see what is currently available. 

If you would like to apply for any of the placements advertised then please identify the work experience placement in which you are interested in the subject line when you send your CV to Alexandra Miller at