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Project editor, education [JOB POSTING]

Out of House Publishing Solutions is a fast-growing publishing services company based in Gloucestershire. We offer a comprehensive project management service for every kind of publishing project, and we are currently looking for a project editor to come and work on our expanding list of education titles. This exciting and varied new role will be vital to the education team in continuing to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality print and digital projects for our clients.

Applications close on 19/11/2018

Responsibilities

  • To schedule and manage the editorial stages of publishing products, typically from developed manuscript through to final files, including briefing and managing external suppliers.
  • To communicate effectively with publishing clients, providing regular project updates as well as participating in conference calls and/or attending meetings as appropriate.
  • To ensure that all products are delivered on time, meet quality standards, fall within budget and are produced to the required specification.
  • To collate proofs, conduct photo research, write artwork briefs, and clear text permissions where necessary.
  • To assist the production manager as required.

Skills, qualifications and experience

  • Impeccable editorial, organisational and communication skills.
  • Degree-level education (publishing qualifications an advantage).
  • Previous publishing experience is essential, particularly a good working knowledge of editorial processes.
  • Knowledge of the UK and/or international education system and market would be useful.

For salary information and other details and to apply, please click here.

Junior Designer

Production Controller [JOB POSTING]

Quarto Publishing are looking for an enthusiastic Production person looking to take the next step in their career to join their busy Adult books team based in their Islington office. This Production Controller role is currently a fixed term contract for 9 months, working on a wide range of 4-colour non-fiction titles.

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Project editor

Senior Project Manager [JOB POSTING]

Out of House Publishing Solutions is a fast-growing publishing services company based in Gloucestershire. We offer a comprehensive project management service for every kind of publishing project, and we are currently looking for a senior project manager to come and work on our expanding list of educational titles. This exciting and varied role will be vital to the education team in continuing to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality print and digital projects for our clients.

This is a permanent full-time position, based in our attractive Stroud offices. It would suit a candidate with at least five years’ publishing experience in the education sector, who is looking for a senior editorial role with key account and line management responsibilities.

Applications close: 18th April 2017

Responsibilities

  • To schedule and manage the editorial stages of largescale multi-component publishing products, typically from manuscript through to final files, including briefing and managing external suppliers.
  • To manage project teams comprising freelance project managers and in-house project editors/managers on largescale multi-component publishing products.
  • To line manage in-house project editors/managers, amongst other things providing pastoral and project support, identifying training needs and enabling career development and progression.
  • To manage one of the key education customer accounts, with support from the production manager. This will include cultivating relationships with key contacts, attending regular customer review meetings, acting as a point of escalation on current projects, costing for and allocating resource for new projects, setting up project documentation and carrying out job studies.
  • To communicate effectively with publishing clients, providing regular project updates as well as participating in, and often leading, conference calls and/or attending meetings as appropriate.
  • To add value for our customers by identifying potentional project risks and issues as early as possible and proactively managing these by offering possible solutions based on own publishing experience and knowledge.
  • To ensure that all products are delivered on time, meet quality standards, fall within budget and are produced to the required specification.
  • To collate proofs, conduct photo research, write artwork briefs, and clear text permissions where necessary.
  • To be accountable for workflow development and documentation, ensuring processes are tailored to customer need.
  • To assist the production manager and mentor project managers as required.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Impeccable editorial, organisational and communication skills.
  • At least five years’ educational publishing experience.
  • Line management experience preferable.
  • Degree-level education (publishing qualifications an advantage).

To apply, please send your register via the Website.

Typefi

Solutions Consultant—Standards [JOB POSTING]

Typefi is a global leader in single-source automated publishing software for print, web and mobile, enabling people to publish their content in more formats—and up to 80% faster—without compromising on design or content integrity.

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Back in 1995, Suzanne Collier ran her first Salary Survey, causing uproar within the industry. No one ever talked about pay and publishers were highly suspicious of the survey as they thought it would lead to a rush of staff demanding rises. This didn’t materialise, although one Managing Director complained about the results because they thought the salaries were too high!

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Project editor

Project editor, education [JOB POSTING]

Out of House Publishing Solutions is a fast-growing publishing services company based in Gloucestershire. We offer a comprehensive project management service for every kind of publishing project, and we are currently looking for a project editor to come and work on our expanding list of educational titles. This exciting and varied new role will be vital to the education team in continuing to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality print and digital projects for our clients.

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