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Publishing Operations Support Manager

The Education division of a global publisher is looking for a Publishing Operations Support Manager on a temporary basis, (c. 4-6 months). This full-time role will offer hybrid working, with 3 days required in the company's central London office. The role offers an excellent salary, and solid experience working with a leading publishing company, where you will work amongst a friendly, supportive and talented team.

Your main remit will be to provide operational support working closely with production, stock, content and operations counterparts. Responsibilities will include (amongst others):

  • Keeping systems up to date
  • Handling production work
  • Managing printer reports
  • Raising Purchase Orders for printers
  • Running the reports out of the MIS and manipulating them
  • General admin. support

You will be confident using IT systems and Excel, be a fast learner with strong communication and organisation skills and possess great attention to detail. Experience of using Biblio would be useful, but not essential. A good understanding of book publishing or production workflows and systems is essential. Experience of stock control would be highly valuable. If you are available for an immediate start and keen to find out more, get in touch ASAP!

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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Publishing Operations Support Manager

Contract, Freelance, Full-time, Temporary
Academic, Children's Publishing, Educational, ELT, Professional, Publisher, Trade
Digital Production, Digital, Editorial, Project Management, Management, Publishing, Publishing Support, Support, Production, Operations

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