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Production Assistant

We have a fantastic new entry-level opportunity for someone interested in Children's publishing!

Our client is a popular children's book publisher, and they're looking to hire a Production Assistant to assist the Production team in organising safety testing and ensure all children's books and products are compliant to regulations.

Key responsibilities will include:

·Assisting the Safety Technology department with the organisation of products' safety testing
·Keeping the system up-to-date and uploading safety data on the database
·Liaising with Production team and external suppliers (Far East) to ensure all documentation is correct
·Assisting the Sales and Operations team with ad hoc admin duties
·Working on the Book Chain Project to ensure all materials used are listed
·Running reports as instructed by Production, Sales and Operations teams

The ideal candidate will be genuinely interested in the production process of children's publishing, and possess great attention to detail and communication skills. They will be eager to learn from the rest of the team, and able to work well under pressure. A working knowledge of Biblio would be a bonus, but it's not essential.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

**Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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Production Assistant

Inspired Selection, Northamptonshire
Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Trade
Administration, Assistant, Production