An opportunity has arisen to join Penguin Random House Children’s Production in our Puffin team, working across a diverse list which includes so many well-loved brands such as Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar and Jacqueline WiIson.
Working as part of a close-knit team, you’ll be responsible for delivering front list publishing with accompanying co-editions, working on a combination of colour, including some novelty, and mono titles. You’ll be responsible for producing eBooks and audio formats, alongside the physical editions. Non-trade/special sales projects will be a substantial part of the role, so you’ll need to be a keen negotiator.
What we’re looking for from you:
You’re confident and self-motivated.
Have good technical knowledge and high commercial awareness.
Are creative and able to demonstrate passion for your titles.
You’re a great communicator - adept at building and maintaining relationships with Sales and Creative colleagues and suppliers alike.
You’re used to managing a busy workload and meeting the expectations of multiple stakeholders.
You’ll have excellent attention to detail and will be able to demonstrate a calm, positive and flexible approach to your work – even when you’re under pressure.
You’ll be a team player but equally happy to work independently on your own initiative.
Strong organisational skills are also key.
A production background working on colour books is essential. Some experience of novelty product and safety testing would be advantageous.
Closing date: 29th September 2019