Jobs at Cedrec

Want to work at Cedrec?

We have a pretty good office located in Birtley, Gateshead, and from time to time we have a need to fill it with new people!

Current vacancies:

We currently have a full time Legal Author vacancy within the dynamic writing hub of Cedrec. All the details are below, why not come and join us!

What you'll do

Opportunity to join the writing department of an Environmental, Safety and Planning publishing company.

Working as part of a small team you'll help to keep our online product up-to-date by improving existing content and identifying relevant new legislation, guidance and consultations for all sectors of industry. This will then be summarised into plain English. Also, regular news articles on topical issues will be produced, with the aim of writing copy for press releases.

How you'll do it

  • Monitor UK and EU sources for relevant new legislation, guidance and consultations
  • Write clear and concise summaries of this
  • Manage the Full Text to legislation, and amendments to it
  • Make sure the information on our products is of a high quality, accurate and up-to-date
  • Review existing content, suggest and carry out improvements to the information produced
  • Link case law, consultations, guidance, amendments and revocations into summaries and news articles
  • Co-ordinate social media relating to the published content of our products
  • Assist clients with queries relating to legislation within the scope of our products
  • Liaise with external experts as appropriate

What you'll need

  • A degree in a law, environmental, safety, planning or English discipline
  • Exceptional written skills
  • Ability to interpret complex legislation and present it in plain English
  • Excellent computer skills, including Word, Powerpoint etc

What would be even better

  • Understanding of the UK and EU legal systems
  • Knowledge of environment, safety or planning law, and how it affects business
  • Understanding of management systems and best management practice

How to apply

Email an example of your writing (an essay or something similar) and a current CV to, and we'll let you know if you're selected for an interview. No covering letter.