Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 hrs per week
Job reference: 24.22
Scholastic Children’s Books has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Production Assistant to join our London team.
Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributer of children’s books and is home to best-selling authors and illustrators such as Liz Pichon, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Dara O’Brian and Phillip Pullman, as well as market leading brands including The Hunger Games, Captain Underpants and Horrible Histories.
As a Production Assistant, you will work closely with the Production Manager and will be responsible for overseeing the reprint process for our backlist.
Key tasks will include, preparing titles for reprint, maintaining schedules and managing costs with both our internal teams and our external suppliers to ensure delivery dates and production deadlines can be met.
It is essential that you have strong organisation and time-management skills, excellent communication skills, both oral and written and a keen eye for detail. You will have a flexible, proactive attitude to your work and the ability to demonstrate solid problem solving skills.
You must have strong IT skills that include Excel (essential), Word, Adobe Acrobat and FTP sites. An understanding of the book production process would be an advantage.
If this sounds like the role for you please get in touch by sending your CV, along with a covering letter, quoting job reference number 24.22 to email@example.com
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