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Posted on: Monday 10 April, 2017
Agenda Publishing is a new publisher of academic books in economics, political economy and politics based in Newcastle upon Tyne. We are looking for a part-time prepress/production manager to work 2/3 days a week. The position can be based in our Newcastle offices or the applicant can work remotely from home.
The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the prepress processes for 20–30 new books a year ensuring that they come out on time and within budget. Duties include briefing freelance copy-editors, establishing type specs/page designs and house-style, liaising with typesetters, cover designers, indexers, proofreaders, negotiating freelance rates, managing schedules and quality control, chasing authors as well as some basic desk editorial work.
Familiarity with academic content (preferably social science) and knowledge of InDesign is essential, as is a commitment to maintaining the highest prepress standards.