Do you have a strong interest in production, great communication skills and a willingness to learn? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for a Production Assistant to join a production services company working with a wide of variety of trade, academic, educational and novelty publishers worldwide, based in Oxfordshire - working remotely until September, the company will be returning to the offices 2 days a week from 1st September.
The role would ideally suit someone looking to work in production who is keen to develop sound book production knowledge combined with customer care skills. This is a great first role in publishing, with the opportunity to learn about the entire book production process.
Duties will include: costing, scheduling and delivery of books and other products, including liaising between clients and suppliers, sending quotes to clients, following up enquires, advising on production issues for bespoke products whilst monitoring budgets and schedules for all your products. To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate your commitment to customer care and relationship building, as well as being resourceful in exploring all potential opportunities for new business.
The successful candidate will have a proven interest in book publishing and production, be a self starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, forward thinking, innovative and keen to learn. You will be confident and friendly and have the ability to work under your own initiative. This is an amazing opportunity to join a leading international print production services company in an exciting role!
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 Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate 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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