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Production Manager

A prevalent and highly successful publisher of non-fiction and fiction has a unique opportunity of a Production Manager to join their team. This role will be managing the digital and print production workflow across mono and some colour titles, as well as overseeing the editorial schedule and outsourcing across 2 imprints. The position is full-time, permanent and offers hybrid working (2 days a week in London).

Your role will involve:

  • Coordinating and monitoring the production schedule and systems
  • Making sure files are ready for both print and digital
  • Running costings and agreeing terms with printers within Europe and the Middle East
  • Organising the outsourcing for certain tasks (copy-editing, typesetting)
  • Working closely with editorial and design teams to ensure in-house standards are met

This role is excellent for someone with production management experience within the world of non-fiction/fiction books who also has that passion for and understanding of editorial. You will need to know mono production and some colour production would be desirable. You will be able to adapt to new policies/guidelines quickly and improve workflows well. Knowledge of Biblio and Adobe CC would be beneficial, you must have great numeracy skills and a sense for design.

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.

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Production Manager

Full-time, Permanent
Publisher, Trade
Digital Production, Digital, Ebook, Fiction, Non Fiction, Management, Publishing, Trade, Production

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