Production Controller - Books


Location: Abingdon, Oxford

Salary: Competive

We have a lovely opportunity to work as a Production Controller for a global publisher based in the Oxford area. This role is a very varied production role and will work within the Books production team, and will have responsibility for the production of a number of varied print titles, supporting the wider global team.

This is a highly interesting production role for someone who is keen to either start or continue a career in the production area of production.

Key responsibilities will involve:

  • Responsibility for the production process from concept through to final delivery
  • Dealing with suppliers on an international basis, negotiating on price, quality and timescales to ensure books are produced within budget
  • Ensuring quality of books is of the highest standard
  • Dealing with invoices and purchase orders
  • Create books specifications

This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for someone who is interested in production and has an analytical approach and a passion for publishing.

The successful person will have:

  • Ideally, a basic knowledge of and interest in book production
  • A strong eye for detail, a curious mind and a fast learner
  • Solid organisational and communication skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office and Adobe would be an advantage

For further details of this interesting and varied production role, please send your CV and a short paragraph outlining your interest and salary expectations.

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