Design Assistant/Executive (full/part-time)
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Surbiton, Greater London
Posted on: Monday 30 October, 2017
We are seeking a well organised, methodical and enthusiastic individual to join our team in Surbiton as a Design Assistant/Executive.
Medina Publishing is a young independent publishing company with a broad range of titles for children and adults, including fiction and non-fiction. We have a strong interest in the Middle East and Islamic world with commissioned projects as well as trade titles.
The Design Assistant/Executive will report to the Editorial Director and will be responsible for typesetting, editing and assisting with the design of our forthcoming titles. The role will be fairly independent and requires someone with initiative, passion and plenty of ideas.
Full or part-time. Hours can be flexible.
Essential skills and experience:
•Good knowledge of Adobe Suite, especially InDesign
•Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
•Ability to project manage and keep to schedule
•Data entry and administration
•You will have plenty of Initiative and problem solving skills, ready to tackle anything that comes your way
•You will be able to remain cool and calm under pressure
•You must be adaptable and flexible
•You will have excellent interpersonal skills, with proven ability building and maintaining relationships.
•You will be a proactive team player, used to identifying areas where you can assist in the wider business.
•You will (hopefully!) have a passion publishing and books