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Opportunities at Carcanet


Carcanet uses a very small pool of freelance editors and proofreaders. Freelances who would like to work for the press are welcome to send their CV with a covering letter to, but are strongly advised to study the website first to familiarise themselves with the kinds of books Carcanet publishes. Only appropriately trained and experienced freelances will be considered. If we think that we may be able to offer you work in the future, we will acknowledge your letter and keep your CV on file.
Work Experience:

Carcanet occasionally offers short work experience placements in the Sales & Marketing department. To apply, please email a CV and a brief covering letter stating when you are available to

Please note that we cannot offer editorial work experience.
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