Macmillan Children’s Books
Production Assistant (Temporary contract)
Books. They don't just get written, they get made.
Are you thinking about a job in the world of publishing?
Production are the department responsible for actually making books!
We are involved in every step of the publishing process.
Every aspect of creating and scheduling a title will touch production:
in effect, we are in the centre of things!
Have a great eye for detail
Are numerate and fantastically organised,
Are enthusiastic, positive and a great communicator,
Are a strong team player
To work for a top international publisher
To have the opportunity to begin a fascinating career
To learn and work on the technical and creative sides of publishing
To become a strategist who cares about the product and
Everyone who’s involved along the way
Pan Macmillan is looking for a Production Assistant to manage reprints and support the children’s production team.
You will be a key member of a busy team, responsible for reprints and co-editions across a wide-range of products (including mono, colour and novelty items) from the Macmillan Children’s Books and Kingfisher imprints.
You will also be required to support the team, providing costs, schedules and liaising with suppliers as required.
The ability to stay calm and focused under pressure is a must!
The ideal candidate will possess a basic knowledge of the technical processes involved in the origination and manufacture of books, and will have some experience of working in a busy office. Book production experience would be an advantage, but is not essential.
Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the United Kingdom.
This position is based in our offices in Kings Cross, just 5 minutes from Kings Cross train station.
For more information about the Macmillan group click here to visit our website. Macmillan Publishers Ltd - 12 months ago