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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 recruitment@walker.co.uk.

Please note, due to a high number of applications being recieved for the following roles, we are only able to respond to the applicants whose applications have been succesful. 

Business Affairs Assistant

Crucial administrative role in a busy Business Affairs Department required. As Business Affairs Assistant, you will report to the Business Affairs Manager and provide support for them, the Business Affairs Director and to the department in general. You will assist with key tasks involving head contracts, sub-rights and permissions agreements input/backfilling on Biblio system; setting up/running regular departmental Biblio reports relating to head contract expiries, overdue advances, unfulfilled agreements, development fees; dealing with reversion of head contract requests & licence expiries; interfacing with and  monitoring titles on anti-piracy provider, acting as UK gatekeeper for piracy queries; issuing take-down notices; handling/issuing permission licences for use of Walker controlled copyright material; producing and distributing monthly report of agreements signed throughout Walker group to cover (a) rights acquired, (b) rights sold and (c) contract cancellation and rights reversions; plus other key department functions.

Maternity Cover - Assistant Art Director (Fiction)

Walker Books are seeking an Assistant Art Director to work within the Fiction department starting in October.

For more information and the full job description, please click here.

IT Mac/PC Support Analyst 

Walker Books are looking for a Mac/PC Support Analyst who is technically minded with significant experience in both Mac and Windows systems at the desktop level. You must have great customer service skills and have a passion for problem solving. 

To see the full job description, please click here.

Compliance Executive (Business Affairs)

Reporting to the Senior Business Affairs Manager and working closely with and in support of the Compliance Controller, the role includes invoicing and collection of payments for designated areas of foreign rights, licensing and other subsidiary rights agreements (whether advances, guarantees or royalty income) in a timely manner, credit control and maintaining up-to-date, accurate records and filing systems relating to such income ensuring accurate posting to the royalty system; other ad hoc tasks across department as and when necessary.

You should have minimum 2 to 3 years compliance or similar royalty accounting experience with excellent Excel skills. A working knowledge of the Biblio system would be highly advantageous. 

 To see 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 recruitment@walker.co.uk.