Please take a moment to review Hachette Book Group's updated Privacy Policy: read the updated policy here.

Senior Production Controller, Hodder & Stoughton/ John Murray Press, Parental Leave Cover

Who we are and what we do

Hodder & Stoughton publishes a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles and is renowned for passion, creativity, quality and creating bestsellers across all formats. Part of Hachette UK, we publish everything from fantasy to autobiography to literary fiction to cookery and our authors include Stephen King, Abi Daré, Lucy Worsley, Becky Chambers, Tom Allen and Liam Charles.

What you’ll be doing

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Production Controller to oversee the origination and manufacture of new titles from copy-edited manuscript to delivery of finished copies. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our key suppliers and internal departments to create a wide variety of books and eBooks.

Who we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have excellent production skills and a background in trade book publishing.  It is essential that you have strong organisation and time-management skills, excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail. A proactive team player who is also able to work independently, you will be able to demonstrate a good commercial awareness and solid problem solving skills.

What we offer

This is a fixed term contract to cover a period of parental leave.  This is an interesting, varied and creative role which offers an opportunity to work on a wide variety of books in a friendly, inclusive and experienced team. It is based in our stunning London riverside offices near Blackfriars station.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.

Salary: £30,000 – £34,000

Closing date: 10th August 2020

Apply here: