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 Malala. 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, including mono and colour books from our trade and licensing lists. You will also provide support on e-books, 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:
- Experience working hands on in book production
- 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
- Some knowledge of novelty books and safety testing would be beneficial
- 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 March 2020 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.
We also recognise the importance of a good work-life balance, and champion flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.