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Production Controller (children’s)

A prestigious independent trade publisher is looking for a Production Controller to join their children’s department and work on an exciting list of front list titles, including a number of high-profile authors.  This role sits in a friendly team based in their beautiful office in central London.

Key duties:

  • Oversee the production of children’s 4-colour titles including picture and novelty books, fiction and non-fiction titles
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time and to budget and meet high quality standards
  • Responsible for project costing and print buying
  • Prepare titles for both print and digital editions
  • Liaise with in-house departments and external suppliers
  • Work in closely with external suppliers

Experience / skills required:

  • Production experience in mono and 4-coulour trade publishing is essential, ideally within children’s publishing
  • Proven experience in print buying
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the production process is essential
  • Good time-management and organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to anticipate and solve potential issues with a proactive attitude
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and a familiarity with Adobe products and Biblio3 is a plus

Applications ASAP please

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Contact:             Clare Chan

Tel:                   0203 574 4428

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.


Production Controller (children’s)

Atwood Tate, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher, Trade
Production, Digital Production
Salary description: 
Available on request
Print buying, Mono and 4-colour production