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Production Controller

We are currently looking for a Production Controller to join a busy Production team for a well known publisher based in central London This vacancy will be working on a wide range of trade, special sales and co-edition titles ensuring all books are of high quality within budget and delivered on time.

The role will require you to understand the production process, budgeting, scheduling a range of printed materials; you will be required to monitor a title through to acquisition, manufacturing and delivery.

Main Responsibilities

  • Administrative - setting up and maintaining filing systems
  • Diary Management - Responding to enquiries , problem solving and arranging meetings
  • communication - with both internal and external staff, such as Editorial , design, book printers and typesetters.

The successful candidate for this role will have excellent production and communication skills in order to be able to negotiate print prices and liaise effectively with colleagues and external suppliers. Previous book production is a must along with high level of numeracy.

We would love to hear from you if you are highly organised, fantastic at problem solving and have amazing communication skills.


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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Production Controller

Trade, Production, Operations

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