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Production Manager

Employer: Facet Publishing
Location: Bloomsbury, London
Salary: A pro-rated salary of £18,186 - £22,804
Published Date: 8 Jun 2018
Status: Permanent, part-time, 21 hours per week, weekdays only
Ref: CILIP0806

Job Description

We are looking for a highly organised and creative individual to manage our production across print and digital titles. Facet Publishing is a small and agile business and this is a multi-skilled role which will suit a good team player who is able to work on their own initiative. You will be solely responsible for project managing titles from manuscript to finished book, ensuring timely delivery and excellent quality.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • managing our print and reprints, coordinating shipping and delivery
  • liaising with printers, freelancers, designers and authors
  • manage supplier relationships to meet publication dates
  • assessing manuscripts, briefing freelancers and quality assuring their work, coordinating author corrections
  • managing and reporting on schedules, budgets and quality
  • managing project costings and negotiating competitive prices with suppliers
  • updating internal and external information.

Educated to degree level, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • previous experience of print manufacturing and prepress workflows in the publishing industry
  • a sharp eye for detail and accuracy
  • excellent administrative, organizational, numerical and communication skills
  • a confident understanding of the range of stages in the editorial process
  • ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines and manage your own time effectively.

Desirable but not essential:

  • design and/or typesetting skills
  • proficiency in Quark/Adobe Professional/InDesign/Photoshop.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a production editor to gain further experience on a highly respected imprint.

If this sounds like a good match for you and you are looking for a flexible part-time role, please get in touch.

You will be given the opportunity to work flexibly across a 3 or 4 day week as required for a rapidly evolving business.

As well as this we offer:
- A pro-rated salary of £18,186 - £22,804
- Excellent staff benefits and holidays (including Bank Holidays)


For more information and details of how to apply, please click on the Apply button below.

Close date: Friday 29th June 2018 09:00 hrs
Interviews: w/c 23rd July 2018


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