Production Controller

Production Controller


Publishing Operations

Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Bello, Macmillan Children's Books and Macmillan Digital Audio. Pan Macmillan is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishing Group. We have recently been awarded Publisher of the Year for the second time in three years.

We are looking for an experienced Production Controller to manage our primary Non-Fiction list. This is comprised of both mono and colour books covering a broad range of subjects including history, biography, lifestyle, sport, business, etc. You will work on frontlist and backlist titles in both hardback and paperback formats.

You will manage projects from conception to completion, working closely with our editorial and design teams to deliver books of the highest quality on time and within budget.

The successful candidate should have at least three years experience producing a broad range of trade books. They will need a deep understanding of all aspects of the print production process as well as familiarity with ebooks.

Robust negotiation skills, an ability to work on multiple projects under pressure and first rate communication are very important. Experience collaborating on more complex and involved projects would be an advantage, as would a familiarity with Biblio.

The position is based at our offices in King’s Cross, London.

To apply, please submit your named CV and a covering letter confirming your current salary and quoting reference PAN/001/18 via email to [email protected]

Closing date: 20th January 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.