Temp/Freelance Production controller

A trade publisher is looking for a Production Controller with strong four colour book production experience to join them in their London Offices. This is a temp role starting the beginning of March for 2 months with possible extensions. 

Key duties:

  • Co-ordinate the production of allocated reprint, co-edition and new titles
  • Build book production schedules around the manufacture and delivery of titles
  • Control the external scheduling of product manufacture and delivery
  • Construct detailed and accurate book specifications
  • Ensure the final products are delivered to the highest quality standards
  • Work closely with Editorial, Design and Sales colleagues as well as external suppliers
  • Manage all costs effectively
  • Communicate production status at weekly meetings

Experience / skills required:

  • Solid 4 colour, mono and co editions book production experience
  • Knowledge of Repro, Print and binding process as well as materials and finishes
  • Experience working with overseas repro and print suppliers and maintaining excellent working relationships
  • Numerate with an excellent eye for detail
  • Good time management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook/Entourage and Excel and experience using a Mac is essential
  • Experience of Biblio

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations ASAP to alisonredfearn@atwoodtate.co.uk
Contact:         Alison Redfearn
Tel:                0203 574 4421

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Company: 
Location (free text): 
London
Location (from list): 
London, London (Central)
Type: 
Production
Job sector: 
Children's Publishing, Publisher, Trade
Employment type: 
Freelance, Temporary
Required skills: 
4 colour books production, co editions, Biblio, Supplier Management, project mangement
Salary description: 
Available request