Production assistants

  • Location
    Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary
    £9.45/Hour
  • Category
    Marketing & Advertising - Other Marketing & Advertising
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-012019-45195

Overall purpose of the job


Contribute to the effective implementation of the Production Department's activities and objectives including assisting with project management, progress-control and print-buying.



Key responsibilities, accountabilities or duties


Help with the project management of books and journals from submission of copy to finished copies including, where necessary, liaising with authors, typesetters and printers.


Take a lead role in maintaining the administrative information systems for all aspects of the Department's work.


Support the Production Manager and the Production Editors with preparation of manuscripts, checking page proofs, indexes and ebooks, and sending books to print.


Assist in the forward-planning, scheduling and progress-control of projects from receipt of edited copy through to the delivery of finished stock.


Approve supplier invoices for payment when required, record project costs and maintain associated cost ledger systems.


Undertake any other duties that could be reasonably required at the Production Director's request.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Linda Reynolds