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Production Controller

We’re looking for an enthusiastic production pro to join the busy team of a London trade publisher! This is a fabulous opportunity to work on an array of award winning Children's fiction, non-fiction and novelty titles as well as to take the next step in your production career. Our client is looking for an experienced mono and colour Production Controller to help deliver projects on time and to budget.

Key responsibilities of this role will include project costing and print buying as well as preparing titles for print and digital editions. Strong communication skills are essential for this role as you will be liaising with internal contacts as well as external suppliers (which may include offshore). You will also make sure that projects are finished on time and to budget, but ensure the high quality of each.

The successful candidate will have strong mono and colour trade experience and a complete knowledge of the production life cycle from raw manuscript to final product. You will also be numerate with strong IT skills. Additionally, a knowledge of XML-first workflows would be advantageous but is not essential.

To apply for this position, please contact Helen Youngs at Inspired Selection publishing recruitment agency (email: Please provide a CV and your current salary details in your application. To view all current opportunities available via Inspired Selection, please visit our website at


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.

Production Controller

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