Work for us

We have the following vacancies. If you are suitably qualified and have a passion for travel and/or publishing we’d love to hear from you.

Finance Manager

We are looking for a part-time Finance Manager. We anticipate the role will require the equivalent of around three days per week, spread across the month.

Applicants should have an ACA/ACCA Qualification or equivalent, including experience at that level. Familiarity with modular databased accounting systems, together with good Excel and analysis skills, is necessary (although training will be available). The role will involve managing the finance department, providing support and advice for day to day transaction postings, managing cashflow, preparing monthly accounts, annual budget, analysis of financial data and presenting a brief financial report to the board each month. Experience with royalties is an advantage.

This is a terrific opportunity to join a friendly, independent publisher. Previous publishing experience is an advantage but training and mentoring will be provided. There is the opportunity for some home working if desired, although attendance at Bradt’s office in Chesham will also be required on occasion.

Applicants should email a CV and covering letter to the following two email addresses: AND

Salary on application.

Closing date for applications: 5th June 2023.

Sales Executive (part-time)

Applications for this position are now closed.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic part-time Sales Executive to join our friendly, hard-working team in Chesham.

This wide-ranging role incorporates a number of administrative tasks, including responding to customer queries on our website and by phone, monitoring sales of our books and communicating with retailers and sales agents around the world, researching and following up new sales opportunities, as well as maintaining sales and advertising spreadsheets and online submissions forms.

The successful candidate will be confident, energetic and superbly organised, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to prioritise, problem-solve and multi-task. Excellent communication skills and proficiency in Excel are essential. Familiarity with Woo Commerce (or other online retail platforms) and experience of publishing would be an advantage, but is not essential.

This is a terrific opportunity for a hard worker with an interest in travel to join a small, friendly, team at an independent publisher returning to rapid growth following the pandemic. The job is envisaged to require 3 hours per day (15 per week), although there is some flexibility around this. It will be mainly based at Bradt’s office on Chesham High Street but may involve some home working. The salary will be £22-24k per annum (pro rata) according to experience.

Applicants should email a CV and covering letter to The closing date is 5th May 2023.

Freelance writers and updaters

Pakistan, Algeria and Sudan

Bradt Guides is looking for freelance writers and updaters for our upcoming guides to Pakistan, Algeria and Sudan.

Please email the following documents to in order to be considered:

  • Two pieces of published writing
  • A covering letter (explaining your guidebook experience and country expertise)
  • CV

Marketing assistant

Applications for this position are now closed.

Harriet, our marketing assistant is leaving to go travelling, so we are looking to recruit a replacement.

This wide-ranging role includes involvement in everything from copy writing and the production of marketing materials to media liaison, online marketing, author care, management of metadata and event management. The successful candidate will be a confident, effective communicator with an excellent standard of written and spoken English, a keen eye for detail and the ability to prioritise and multi-task. Proficient IT skills and experience of managing social media platforms are essential. Some travel and/or book trade experience would be an advantage.

This is a superb opportunity for a hard-working graduate with plenty of energy and ideas to join a friendly, independent publisher with an international reputation. It is a full-time position and will involve attending occasional evening and weekend events. The position is based at our office in Chesham, Bucks with the opportunity to work from home for part of the week.

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter by email to Hugh Brune (

Salary: £22,000.

Closing date for applications: 6th March 2023