Pan Macmillan (www.panmacmillan.com) is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Tor, Pan, Picador, Macmillan Collector’s Library, Bluebird, Macmillan Children's Books, Campbell Books, Two Hoots and Kingfisher. Pan Macmillan is part of Macmillan Publishing International Limited.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and flexible individual to join our busy Publishing Operations department, working closely with the Rights and Production teams to produce titles from our award wining Children’s book lists in over 40 different languages.
Your role will involve liaising with international publishing partners, sending out files, pre-flight checking of incoming files, monitoring schedules and deadlines for individual titles and final advance approval. You will also assist in file conversions to InDesign and making PDFs.
Excellent communication skills are required as you will need to liaise with a variety of external and internal contacts, as are excellent organization and time-management skills, a good eye for detail and an ability to work well under pressure. Applicants must demonstrate solid IT skills in a Mac environment with a good knowledge of InDesign, Acrobat and Photoshop and a good understanding of pre-press processes. Previous experience in a book publishing environment is preferred.
This role is for a fixed term of 12 months and will be based in our offices in Farringdon.
To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/030/19 via email to [email protected]
Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Recruitment Privacy Notice available here: https://panmacmillan.com/recruitment-privacy-notice. Please read our Recruitment Privacy Notice before submitting your application
Closing date: 31st January 2020
All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.