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Current vacancies

The History Press is the UK’s largest specialist history publisher. We publish around 200 new titles a year on a wide range of subjects including local, military and transport history, general history and heritage.

Freelancing @ THP

We are currently seeking skilled individuals to add to our editorial freelance database. We are looking for experienced copy editors, proofreaders and indexers, preferably with industry-standard qualifications or certification (CIEP members, for example), who enjoy working on varied projects from Queen Victoria to the DH.103 Hornet and have an outstanding eye for detail.

If you are interested in joining our wider freelance team, please send your CV through to If we think you’re the right fit for our list, one of the in-house editors will be in touch.

Unfortunately, due to volume of responses, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful candidates.