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Production Editor

Our client, an award-winning independent publisher, is looking to hire a Production Editor to join their expanding Production team working across all imprints, including both Adult and Children's lists.

This is a unique chance to be part of a dynamic independent publishing team known for its exceptional books and authors. The ideal candidate will have experience in trade publishing with a mix of book production and editorial, with a passion for brilliant stories, design and a strong interest in independent publishing. Key attributes include creativity, self-motivation, excellent organisational and time management skills, and strong communication abilities. Attention to detail and a positive, efficient approach to administrative tasks are essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Management: Oversee the entire production process from text delivery to finished copies and ebooks, ensuring timely delivery, adherence to budget, and high-quality output.
  • Collaborative Support: Assist the Publishing Operations Director on various titles including fiction, non-fiction, children's books, and picture books.
  • Metadata Improvement: Enhance and manage metadata for various titles.
  • Liaison and Relationship Building: Maintain relationships with sales, design, marketing, and publicity teams, as well as authors, translators, and freelancers.
  • Administrative Duties: Handle administrative tasks related to production, including email and phone queries.

This role is perfect for someone with an energetic and flexible approach to work who is keen to make a significant impact in the independent publishing world. If you are passionate about publishing and eager to contribute to a prestigious independent publisher, we encourage you to apply.

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.

Production Editor

Full-time, Permanent
Editorial, Fiction, Product Management, Management, Publishing, Publishing Support, Support, Trade, Production, Design, Editor

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