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Head of Production

The world’s leading illustrated non-fiction publisher has asked us to recruit an experienced and dynamic Head of Production who is eager to be part of the company’s continued growth strategy. Leading the Licensing & Custom production teams.

Working closely with the Publishing Director, Operations and Procurement team you will be responsible for defining and executing the manufacturing strategy for your division. This will involve sourcing and testing new suppliers for the group to produce the bespoke Custom publishing programme, managing overheads to agreed budgets and understanding the needs of Licensors to ensure standards.

You will:

  • Oversee the master schedule of all titles, ensuring teams are working together to maintain publication dates
  • Working with sales teams to provide efficient pricing, negotiating schedules or sourcing content from the archive to suggest formats, finishes and novelties
  • Understand what the publishing divisions need to support Product Development strategies and projects

This is truly a rare opportunity for a production expert to take the next step in their career. We would love to hear from you if you have demonstrable experience leading a team to deliver on time, with a forward thinking and solutions minded approach.

Competitive salary and industry leading benefits breakdown available on request. 

At Wonderful Recruitment we provide opportunities for candidates to discover some of the most interesting and exciting roles in the industry. For more information about this role please send your CV to Dan Shepherd–

Head of Production

Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Publishing, Production, Management
Head of Production
Salary description: 
Industry competitive salary and benefits

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