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 Senior Production Controller


Priddy Books, children's publisher of baby, pre-school and novelty books is looking for a Senior Production Controller on a fixed term contract.

This is a great opportunity to work on a wide range of novelty and books-plus products for children.

The role will involve a good level of safety testing knowledge and experience.   It will also include negotiating with suppliers, working with the creative and sales teams to meet deadlines and working with printers to ensure that books are produced to a high standard and delivered on time.

The successful candidate will be proactive and self-motivated, with a flexible approach and a problem-solving attitude.   They will have excellent communication skills, exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.   They will also have a high level of knowledge on all aspects of book production.   Knowledge of Biblio would be an advantage.

This is initially a maternity cover contract for 9 – 12 months, but there is potential for the role to be made permanent later next year.

To apply, please submit your named CV and a named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PB/006/19 via email to

Closing date: 15th November 2019

Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Recruitment Privacy Notice available here: Please read our Recruitment Privacy Notice before submitting your application 

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.

 Senior Production Controller

Priddy Books, London
Contract, Maternity Contract, Maternity Cover, Permanent, Temporary
Children's Publishing, Publisher
Publishing, Publishing Support, Production, Other Publishing, Digital Production