Head of Publishing Operations

19 Jul 2022
16 Aug 2022
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
A globally recognised brand and leading international publishing company has an exciting new role of Head of Publishing Operations. This position will offer a fantastic opportunity for someone with a strong background in print book production / publishing operations. The company offer an excellent salary and benefits package, and hybrid working, requiring 3 days per week in their Wiltshire office.

As Head of Publishing Operations your main remit will be: print production, maintaining the office, sales and fulfilment processes, day–to–day running of the business and developing the strategy for continuing growth. The role offers a variety of tasks and hands–on responsibilities, including (but not limited to):

Leading a close–knit friendly team of 4 people to deliver titles and marketing material
Assisting with budget planning where required
Planning workloads to ensure delivery and resources are used in a balanced, effective way
Meeting regularly with individuals and the team, checking successful progress is maintained, providing guidance on troubleshooting as required
Managing the office facilities at the company offices
Ensuring invoices are cleared for payment promptly

The successful Head of Publishing Operations will be a manager with the ability to develop and inspire each individual team member and the whole team to achieve; you will have excellent experience of managing print book production processes or print publishing operations, and top–notch communication skills. A team player with a commercial mindset, the Head of Publishing Operations will be someone with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative approach. To find out more about this very exciting new opportunity, get in touch ASAP! Don't miss the chance to join a highly prestigious publishing organisation!

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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