Production Assistant - Books Production
Are you looking for a new position Production for the New Year? We are currently recruiting for a Production Assistant to work for a prestigious organisation within their Books Production Team.
This role will provide support to the Books Production Manager and the Production Team and will ensure that books are produced to the required quality, budget and schedule.
The Production Assistant will assist in a wide range of duties which will involve raising purchase orders, ensuring production specifications are checked for each title, including quality and cost control, obtaining production estimates and updating metadata. You will monitor the workflow of book status and assist with the creation of the final book print products through laying out pages into InDesign and/or directly creating print PDFs from the XML
Other responsibilities will include assisting the Production Controllers to monitor stock and order reprints as well as be involved with the day to day production and distribution activities relating to the company’s magazines, including liaising with external suppliers for print, paper and mailing.
This is a great opportunity for someone who has a knowledge and/or some experience of working in a book or magazine production environment and is looking to broaden their experience with a view to progressing to Production Controller level.
The successful person will have a demonstrable understanding of the publishing production process, ideally with a knowledge of the print and digital manufacturing processes. You will have some working experience of DTP packages, including a knowledge of PDF, Photoshop and Illustrator. You will have great communication and problem solving skills, as well as well-honed organisational skills to ensure that production tasks are completed on time.
For further details of this super new production role, please forward your CV with a short paragraph outlining your interest in the role, along with your salary expectations.
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