Production Controller, Hachette Children's Group
Who we are and what we do
Hachette Children’s Group publish highly successful brands such as Famous Five, Oi Frog, How To Train Your Dragon, and many bestselling writers and illustrators including David Almond, Lauren Child, Cressida Cowell and Jim Field. Our titles have won major UK children's book awards.
What you’ll be doing
We have an exciting opportunity to join our Production team. This controller role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to work across a broad range of books, with a focus on front list fiction, colour non-fiction on our Watts and Wayland lists, and handling e-books. You will also provide support on co-editions and reprints as required in a small, friendly team.
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for a candidate with experience and skills in the following:
- A minimum of two years’ experience working in book production with hands on experience
- Used to working in Biblio for costings, schedules and ordering
- Experience of working with overseas repro and print suppliers, especially in the Far East an advantage
- A team player who is highly organised and dependable to join our hardworking department.
What we offer
We are looking for someone who can start ideally in September and in return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package working from our superb offices overlooking the Thames.
This is an opportunity to join one of the most successful publishing companies working in a dynamic, supportive and friendly team.
Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.
If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.