Publishing Analyst

Publishing Analyst


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.

Would you like to be part of one of the fastest growing publishing houses in town?  Do you have the skills, drive and energy to help shape its future?  Come and join the Publishing Operations Department to work on mapping and improving Pan Macmillan’s internal processes, the Critical Path for producing books and developing the company’s in house systems.   

The key tasks of the role will include but are not limited to the following:

  • To work with end users to provide documentation that clearly records and maps core business processes so that all levels of the business can use these guidelines.
  • To gather requirements from around the business - working to improve and streamline internal processes and be able to articulate these requirements to stakeholders both externally and across the business.
  • Review supplier specifications and ensure that business stakeholders understand these fully.

The ideal candidate will have:

2-3 years’ publishing experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills – namely an ability to translate technical  concepts and language into the everyday.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, in particular Word and Excel; preferably Visio or similar
  • Experience of working within structured project processes.
  • Experience of Biblio is desired, but not essential.
  • Role would suit someone with experience in Editorial Services/Management, Production and/or Business Systems.

This role is based in our King’s Cross, London office.

To apply, please submit your named CV and cover letter confirming your current salary and notice period to 
[email protected] quoting reference PAN/002/18
The deadline for applications is 21st 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.