Production Assistant

Production Assistant, Fixed Term 12 months


Publishing Operations


Pan Macmillan is one of Britain’s oldest and largest book publishers. We are the fastest growing major publisher in the UK and were the recipients of the Bookseller’s Publisher of the Year award in both 2015 and 2017. Our bestselling authors include the likes of Adam Kay, Joe Wicks, Jeffrey Archer, CJ Sansom, Don DeLillo, Bret Easton Ellis, Jessie Burton and Ken Follett. 


We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Production Assistant to help with the running of our successful trade lists. You will assist with the management of projects from conception to completion, working closely with the rest of the department to deliver books of the highest quality on time and within budget. 


You will work on frontlist and backlist titles across both hardback and paperback formats. Excellent time management, an ability to work under pressure and first rate communication skills are very important. Any prior experience of trade publishing or familiarity with the print production process will also be taken into consideration.


The position is for a fixed term contract of 12 months and is based at our offices in King’s Cross, London.

To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/046/18 via email to [email protected]


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Closing date: 25th July 2018


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.