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Design Studio Manager, Little, Brown Book Group

Who we are and what we do

Little, Brown Book Group is one of the most successful and dynamic publishers in the UK. Across fourteen imprints, we publish as wide a range of titles as anyone in the industry, and pride ourselves on the quality, variety and diversity of our publishing output. The vibrant Design Department is an essential part of this looking after the creation of innovative and commercially successful book cover designs for all of the imprints.

What you’ll be doing

You will be an integral part of the design team and play a vital part in its success, managing the workflow and administration requirements in support of the effective running of the department. You will be the studio ‘glue’, a primary department contact for others in the office, recognising and understanding priorities from all perspectives whilst maintaining an eye on the bigger picture. You’ll work closely with all of the in-house designers, manage and prioritise the workloads for the artworkers, liaise closely with other internal departments and negotiate with external parties to ensure the effective delivery of projects.

Who we’re looking for

We’d like someone with a strong desire to be part of a creative team, is a committed individual, loves to be organised, has an ability to juggle multiple projects and thrives and shows great composure in a busy environment. You will have proven traffic management experience supporting a team in a similar environment, be highly self-motivated and have the drive to work independently. Essentially you’ll want to get the best out of others, be a great people person with superb communication skills.

What we offer

This is an amazing opportunity for the right person to join a vibrant, creative and friendly team. You’ll be an integral, highly regarded and very much appreciated member of the department, based in our fantastic riverside offices in London.

Closing date 24th March 2019

Salary Range £35,000-£40,000 (depending on experience)

Please apply in writing with a full CV and covering letter to: recruitment@hachette.co.uk. Hard copies can be sent to: HR Department, Hachette UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DZ

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend an interview, please let us know.