Head of Production - Trade Books - 6 Month FTC

 

We have a wonderful opportunity for an experienced production professional to work on a highly popular list with a well-known, successful trade publisher.  Based in London this role forms part of a senior management team which is very instrumental in developing and implementing the production strategy.  The role will take complete operational responsibility for two very prestigious lists, plus all digital product and the US production team, and will have a high degree of team management on a global level.

A significant part of this role will include planning the structure and workflows of the department with the Production Director and motivating and developing your team to create a proactive, flexible and commercially aware department, and to support them on a daily basis.

This role is initially a 6 month contract but very likely to be extended.  The successful person will have strong and proven production operational skills at senior level, proven team management experience and the ability to create and communicate a vision for your team.  You will grow to understand the global teams and markets and work with the business to deliver cost effective and appropriate product whilst providing an excellent service.  You will be able to demonstrate evidence of target setting and achievement along with solid knowledge of the production process.

For further information please forward your CV outlining your salary expectations and availability.

Reference: 
HP140318
Company: 
Location (free text): 
London
Location (from list): 
London
Type: 
Production
Job sector: 
Trade
Employment type: 
Contract
Application email: 
Required languages: 
English
Required skills: 
proven operational experience at senior level, team management experience, strong experience of the publishing production process
Salary description: 
Excellent salary and benefits package. Details on application