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Production Controller

A leading global children’s publisher is looking for a Production Controller to join their close-knit team to work across a varied and exciting range of creative titles. You will primarily work on back list novelty titles with exciting opportunities to take the lead on front list series extensions. 

Alongside title management responsibilities, you will support with scheduling and tracking suppliers, managing the workflow of files, raising purchase orders, and regularly updating and logging process data on internal systems. Prior experience working with Biblio would be desirable.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with in-house creative departments across the business to ensure the reprint file workflows are handled with accuracy, detail, and to deadlines. 
  • Collaborate across internal departments and external suppliers to ensure material requirements are met and accurately communicated. 
  • Provide shipping and general administrative support to the Production and Operations team.
  • Ensuring all relevant paperwork and invoices are passed in a timely manner. 
  • Communicating within the production team and internal departments regarding product development and schedules. 
  • General office assistance as required.

Key skills & experience: 

  • Strong numeracy skills 
  • Excellent organisation and time management 
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office 

This is an exciting opportunity to get hands-on experience with how books are made! As an integral part of the publishing team this role is perfect for someone who enjoys being organised and is looking to take the next step in their career and continue to grow their product knowledge.  

For more information please send your CV to Dan -

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Production Controller

Children's Publishing, Trade
Salary description: 
c. £29,000

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