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Posted by Jazz on Wednesday January 10th, 2018

Come and join the team at Chicken House ...

Production Assistant – Children’s Book Publishing (Fixed term)

Salary: Competitive Hours: 37.5 hours per week Location: Somerset Reference: 01/18

Chicken House is a small, highly individual children’s book publishing company, home of bestselling authors James Dashner, Cornelia Funke and Kiran Millwood Hargrave. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as Production Assistant.

Based in our Frome office, you will assist and support the Publishing Manager with production tasks in an efficient and effective manner. Duties will include stock monitoring and reprints, ebook production, preparing costings and processing invoices. A good level of literacy and numeracy is essential, as is a strong command of Microsoft Office. Our ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, and the ability to multitask, organize their own workload and meet strict deadlines. They will also be a strong team player with great interpersonal skills.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking for their first job in publishing. An interest in books and their production, particularly children’s fiction, would be an advantage. A degree is desirable but not essential.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please email your CV with a covering letter to laura@chickenhousebooks.com. Please quote the reference number when applying.

This is a fixed-term, full-time position (12 months minimum).

We are an inclusive organisation and actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential. We welcome applications from a wide range of candidates.

Closing Date: Friday 9th February 2018

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