Posted on: Tuesday 05 December, 2017
Troubador Publishing are seeking a Publishing Assistant to join their busy book production department. The post involves styling and laying out book text, working with covers, taking in proof amendments and liaising with authors on their typeset proofs.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for books, a creative eye and a good aptitude for focusing on detail. Good computer skills are a necessity, with full training being given using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop software.
The Production Department works on over 500 new titles each year in a wide range of genres, from fiction through non-fiction, biography and children's books. The Publishing Assistant is one of a team of six full time staff members working closely on the production processes. The company is based in modern offices on the outskirts of Kibworth, situated off the A6 between Leicester and Market Harborough.
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to the Production Manager, Chelsea Taylor. Only successful candidates will be called for interview, and interviewees will be set a style/layout test to look for aptitude for the tasks involved.