Production & Design Senior Controller - Publishing

Ashford, Kent
£20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
06 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Amanda Jordan
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a leading Kent based media/publishing company.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Production & Design Senior Controller to join their team based in Ashford.

Reporting directly to the Production & Design Manager, the Production & Design Senior Controller will assist in setting up a new production and design team.

The team will be responsible for the advertising production and some advertising design for all magazine titles looked after by the business. You will run the whole process from copy chasing, copy setting and ensuring all deadlines are met.

The Production & Design Senior Controller will be responsible for:

Work with the production team to ensure all copy is chased and deadlines are met for a busy sales team.
Liaise with clients to chase advertising copy, by phone and email and update relevant databases.
Check advertising copy thoroughly.
Amend and design artwork for clients.
Proof and check pages before going to press.
Ensure all pages are sent to press correctly.
Liaise with sales, printers and repro on a portfolio of magazines.
Ensure schedules are managed and met, accommodating changes if necessary.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar production role.
Experience in workflows.
Experience of working in a highly pressurised, fast paced environment.
Experience of Indesign, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat.
Knowledge of both Macs and PC's are essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a new division within an already successful and growing business.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a "clean" copy in Word. Thank you.

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