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Publisher Relations Administrator at PLS [JOB POSTING]

PLS was established and incorporated in 1981. The role of PLS is to manage collective licensing of copying from print and digital publications including books, journals, magazines and websites.  PLS is currently expanding its scope of activity to respond to publishers’ needs for more central management of their rights as appropriate.

Purpose of role
To clear for distribution the monies held in trust on non-mandating publisher accounts; primarily through researching, identifying, tracing and contacting publishers and inviting them to sign up.  You will work in a small project team reporting to, and working alongside, the Publisher Relations Executive as well as working closely with the Operations team to ensure that the appropriate payments are made.

For more information on this job please click here. To apply, email a CV with covering letter through to s.beynon@pls.org.uk

 

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Production Assistant at Penguin Books [JOB POSTING]

Penguin LogoA great new opportunity has arisen for a proactive and detail-orientated individual to join the Penguin Production team as a Production Assistant.

The role will be responsible for managing the Penguin Press mono back list which incorporates high profile authors such as Malcolm Gladwell, Keri Smith and Daniel Khaneman, as well as the prestigious Penguin Classics list.

Working closely with both internal colleagues and external suppliers, you will be responsible for delivering all reprints to budget, on schedule and to a consistently high quality.

We’re looking for a highly organised individual to cover all aspects of production – estimating, scheduling, managing content updates to both the print and digital formats, as well as administration support for the wider Production team.  You’ll also need to use your strong IT skills to make this role a success.

The successful applicant will be a first rate communicator, self-motivated and able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritise. They will be equally happy working independently or as part of a team. A keen eye for detail is essential, as well as the ability to balance a varied workload whilst remaining calm under pressure.

If you would like to apply, please submit a cover lettering and CV via our website to show us why you’re perfect for the job. Closing date for applications is the 12th March 2014.

Penguin Books is a Penguin Random House company.

To apply for this job, please sign up on the publisher’s website
(and do let them know BookMachine sent you!)

 

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