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Job Opportunities and Internships

Whenever a job vacancy arises at Granta we will post details on this page. In addition, we usually advertise in the Bookseller and occasionally in the Guardian. Unfortunately, due to the high number of enquiries we receive, we cannot respond to speculative applications.


Finance Manager, Granta Publications (full-time)

This is a key role with a prestigious independent book and magazine publisher.

The role covers both financial and management accounting, and is ideal for a hard-working, ambitious accountant who is commercially minded and looking to contribute to the success of a dynamic and creative organisation, and join a friendly and enthusiastic team based in West London.   It will suit someone who is equally comfortable with analysis and with detail.  The Finance Manager reports to the part-time Finance Director.

The role offers career progression, and a blend of office and home working.

Closing date: Monday 29 November at 12 noon.  Please email your CV and covering letter to  Granta is committed to employing a diverse workforce, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and with different kinds of life experience.  We encourage those who are underrepresented within the industry to consider applying for a role at our company.



Three-month paid internship (full-time)

Applications are now open for the January-April 2022 Granta Books three-month full-time paid internship.

Granta is one of the leading independent publishers in Britain, publishing award winning fiction, non-fiction, poetry and an acclaimed quarterly literary magazine.

We are seeking a motivated, curious individual with a passion for literature and an interest in pursuing a career in literary publishing. Interns are managed by the editorial director and will be closely involved with the editorial and publicity teams, and provide some administrative support. They will have an opportunity to shadow every department.

Applicants should be:

– Self-motivated

– Passionate readers

– Organised and able to pay attention to detail

To apply, please send a cover letter, CV and an A4 page of no more than a thousand words with answers to these three questions:

1) What recently published book (fiction or non-fiction) have you loved and why?

2) How well (or poorly) do you think it was published?

3) Why would you like to work for Granta Books?

We welcome applications from any individual, regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age. No previous experience of publishing is required. Interns will be paid the London Living Wage.

This is a full time internship, working Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will be required to work from our Addison Avenue office 3 days per week (minimum), working remotely for the other 2 days.

Applications should be sent to with the subject line “Granta Books Internship Application: Jan-April” by 5pm on Friday 19th November 2021. Interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 6th and 14thDecember. The successful applicant will be expected to start w/c 10th January, with the placement ending on 8th April.

For further information on how you might find accommodation in London for the internship, please consider the Spare Room Project: