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Production Controller (4 month FTC)

A leading Trade book Publisher, is seeking a highly motivated Production Controller to join their production team on an initial 4 month fixed term contract to support with the workload over the Summer period. The company offer hybrid working from their central London office, and a competitive salary.

As Production Controller, you will join a busy and friendly team and be responsible for supporting the team with special sales, custom publishing, co-editions, ebooks and reprints, including colour book production whilst working with suppliers worldwide. You will work closely with colleagues in Editorial and Design. You will be responsible for managing titles, schedules and budgets, quality checking products and ensuring that files are up to date and play a key part as the company continues to grow through the timely delivery of high-quality products.

The ideal Production Controller will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • 4 colour book production/printing experience/eBook experience
  • A good understanding of typesetting, reproduction, digital and print technology
  • Strong numeracy and MS Excel skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines; an eye for detail; teamwork skills
  • A 'can-do' attitude especially when things get busy!

If you are seeking an enriching opportunity to contribute to a dynamic book publishing environment, this is the ideal role for you. Join our clients production team and embark on a rewarding journey where your passion for publishing and production expertise will flourish.

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 (4 month FTC)

Contract, Full-time
Trade, Production

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