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Production Controller

An award-winning children’s books publisher is looking for a Production Controller to join their friendly, busy and fast-expanding production team in their London office. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior to middleweight Production professional to join this creative children’s publisher.


Key duties:

  • Take responsibility for complete novelty list, including front and backlist, mono and 4-colour titles
  • Oversee production process from receipt of files through to delivery
  • Prepare files for print and coordinate production schedules
  • Manage print prices to ensure books are produced to budget
  • Communicate clearly with in-house departments and external suppliers in the Far East and UK
  • Ensure that books are produced on time and meet required quality standards


Experience / skills required:

  • Experience in a 4-colour book production role in publishing
  • An understanding of the book production process
  • Novelty production knowledge will be a plus
  • Excellent organisation skills with a keen eye for detail and good time-management
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to deal with stakeholders at different levels
  • Knowledge of Word and Adobe CS  
  • A proactive, enthusiastic, can-do attitude with a problem solving approach


For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to

Contact:             Clare Chan

Tel:                   0203 574 4428

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief.  We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.

Production Controller

Atwood Tate, London
Full-time, Permanent
Children's Publishing, Trade
Production, Business Development, Project Management, Product Management, Digital Production
Salary description: 
Available upon request
Mono and 4 colour production experience, Excellent communication skills