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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.

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Author Care Assistant at Palgrave Macmillan [JOB POSTING]

BookMachine JobsAt Palgrave Macmillan we publish award-winning research on behalf of scholars at universities and institutes worldwide. We publish in both print and online. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented Author Care Assistant to join our friendly, creative and hardworking team.

Reporting to the Author Marketing Manager, the Author Care Assistant will join a global marketing team responsible for author care and services. They will be the main contact for Palgrave Macmillan authors’ marketing queries. Continue Reading →