Faber Factory Senior Production Controller (one year fixed term contract) – London


Faber is a leading independent literary publisher. We publish a wide range of renowned authors such as Kazuo Ishiguro, Anna Burns, Sally Rooney, Leïla Slimani, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Orhan Pamuk, Sebastian Barry, Laura Lippman, Lenny Henry, Luke Harding, Melissa Harrison and Amelia Gentleman, and we have a list containing the works of TS Eliot, Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath and William Golding, among many others. Faber is also a provider of sales and distribution services to independent publishers and has a market-leading creative writing school.

We have an exciting and unique opportunity for a Senior Production Controller working in the Faber Plant team to manage, develop, review and standardize Faber Print Services procedures.

The role will be to work for all publishers supported by our print services with a close link to the Faber production team. This newly created role is perfect for an experienced production person with an entrepreneurial spark and excellent customer service skills. The role encompasses the following responsibilities:

Helping publishers deliver their titles to the front line on time, on budget and to required standards.

Some audiobook productions.

Liaise with external suppliers.

Proactive extension of service.

Stay in close contact with the Faber Production department.

Prepare costings and print orders and issue invoices.

File verification and advice on all aspects of print production.

We are looking for a highly organized yet flexible individual with the ability to prioritize their workload, generous with their knowledge, literate and a team player who is passionate about the practical and logistical aspects of publishing who cares about the success of the business and the well-being of their colleagues.

The role is full time on a 1 year fixed term contract and reports to the Production Manager.

The salary is £28,000 to £31,000 depending on skills and experience.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to [email protected]

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The deadline for submitting applications is Sunday, August 20, 2022.

Faber has just over 120 employees across our offices in Bloomsbury Square, London and Harlow. We want all of our staff to have the best possible, most positive and enjoyable experience working at Faber.

Our benefits include:

-Access to Faber titles (including regular staff book clubs), Independent Alliance titles at a discount

-Minimum of 28 vacation days per year

-Five days a year for volunteer work of your choice

-Subscription loans

-Cycle-to-work vouchers

-Subsidized eye tests

-Generous pension plan

-Life insurance and income protection insurance

-Access to online GP and counseling services

We welcome applications from anyone, regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age. All applications will be considered on merit.

Please note that any personal information we process in connection with your application will be handled in accordance with our Data Protection Privacy Notice at https://faber.co.uk/data-protection-privacy and our Privacy Policy data at https://faber.co.uk/data-protection-policy.

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