Publications Manager

£38000 - £40000 per annum
22 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Religious Charity in London. The client offers 1 day working from home and flexible working


  • To manage the production schedule for all printed materials.

  • To coach and manage internal and external specialists to achieve the production schedule.

  • To project manage the 'in house' production of core documents, such as the Annual Report and Review and documents for the organisation's annual gathering.

  • To ensure legal and ethical requirements are met in all printed material.

  • To measure and report on the impact of printed publications against KPIs

Ability to:

  • gather data and translate it into accessible reports

  • understand the role publications have in achieving the communications and organisational objectives

  • write internal communications pieces when necessary

  • understand, schedule and manage several projects concurrently

  • understand how design relates to audience/content to deliver a coherent product

  • Manage two editorial assistants

  • Budget holder for up to £10,000

  • Produce fully costed projects, (including staff time)

  • Spend other department's budgets in a way that is appropriate


  • assessing printed publications needs for an organisation

  • managing and coaching a team to high performance

  • team, project and cross-organisational collaborative work

  • expert user of Adobe design and publishing software: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • editing content for printed publication

  • project management

  • layout and design work over a variety of formats

  • preparing documents for press

  • managing permissions, copyright issues around print and photographs

  • commissioning and working with 3rd party suppliers: printers and freelances

Job Offer

- Flexible working

- £39,774

-6 month opportunity

- Line management experience with team of 2