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 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. 

Artworker/ Typesetter

Walker are looking for an Artworker/ Typesetter Working as part of the Publishing Services department team and Fiction department to enable efficient and accurate Mac files for books and all other materials to be published or sent out of house.

To see the full Job Description, please click here.

IT Senior Systems Administrator

Walker Books are looking for an inquisitive and detail oriented Senior Systems Administrator. You will be a core-contributing member of the infrastructure team, helping to drive the development of our global network and systems.

To see the full Job Description, please click here. 

Foreign Rights Assistant 

Walker Books has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and well-organised Rights Assistant to join our busy and successful Foreign Rights team.

Your primary role will be to provide full administrative and sales support to the team in the selling of subsidiary rights and co-editions. You will be responsible for co-ordinating and overseeing many production aspects of our co-edition business and should be confident in your ability to communicate effectively with other departments, as well as foreign publishers in a variety of territories. You will co-ordinate the organisation of book fairs and business trips and ensure that all administrative tasks are carried out effectively.

This is a challenging and varied role for an efficient, adaptable individual, with an interest in international publishing, excellent IT and administrative skills, and a clear understanding of the importance of a sales support role in relation to customer service and business development.

The deadline for all applications to be sent for this role is Friday 7th April 2017.

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.