Publishing Development Executive
We are looking for a Publishing Development Executive who has an understanding of the print process and can manage and grow customer account.
Position: Publishing Development Executive (Bible Production)
Location: Swindon (M4 corridor)
Hours: Part-time 30 hours per week
Salary: £30,500 to £35,000 pro rata plus flexible benefits
Benefits: Flexible Working, Pension, Employee Assistance Programme, Family Time benefits including TOIL, 25 day’s holiday (plus bank holidays) holiday trading, discounted gym membership, Health Cash Plan or Private Medical, Cycle Scheme, Annual Staff Day, Life Assurance, Tastecard, Childcare Vouchers, Loyalty Awards, Staff Events, Free tea and coffee and free car parking
Closing date: 11 August 2021
Interview date: 18 August 2021
The charity’s mission is to bring the Bible to life around the world, driven by the conviction that when people engage with the Bible their lives can change, for good.
The Production Coordinator will manage and grow designated customer accounts, which are currently about £1m, providing exceptional and contributing to improving processes, systems, and the service offer, taking a lead particularly on improving the service offer.
- Manage directly a turnover and associated margins on Bibles and New Testaments for Bible Societies
- Manage all aspects of production cycle from enquiry, creating product specification, supplying price and managing production through to delivery and supplying invoice
- Calculate and report on appropriate royalties on designated customer accounts
- Ensure that all materials sent to suppliers meet appropriate technical standards
- Ensure that print materials supplied are correctly licenced for the specified purpose
- Proactively engage with others in Publishing to develop the service offer
You will be organised, accurate and high-performing, good at detail and with an ability to connect well with clients and inspire them with confidence in you. You'll be committed to growing the circulation and use of the Bible through maintaining the highest production and delivery standards. Self-motivated and a team player, you'll be enthusiastic about this significant role.
You will have:
- Demonstrable knowledge of print processes and book binding
- A basic understanding of licensing, IP and copyright matters or a willingness to learn
- Computer literacy
- Experience of customer account management
- Experience of creative input into product specification to ensure the best outcome for the customer in their market as well as cost effectiveness in production
If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please provide your CV and a 250-word statement that sets out why you’re the best person for this position.
Commitment - As a Christian organisation, they believe you have gifts and abilities that are all your own. So they’re willing to explore how what you have might fit what’s needed.
The checklist – There’s no such thing as the perfect candidate. You don't have to tick every box on the job description before you apply!
It's personal - You have a life outside work, and the organisation want you to be able to live it well. So are happy to talk to you about flexible working hours and working from home.
Learn and grow - When you're trained in a new skill, or learn a different perspective, it benefits everyone. The organisation is committed to making it possible for everyone to flourish, with a huge variety of learning resources available.
Celebrating difference - Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of the organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background. Diversity is valued this is reflected in the workforce.
Level ground - We want you to bring your best to the application and selection process. If you need any adjustments to be made for that to happen, let us know and we'll be glad to help.
About the Organisation
The organisations mission is to offer the Bible to the world. It is a vision of a world where everyone has access to the Bible and can recognise its value for them, their families and communities. Working for a Christian charity, this is a great opportunity to work for an investor in people gold employer who have won awards for their excellence in investing in people. They are committed to the development of all staff and have fantastic charity-sector benefits to help motivate and retain exceptional people.
The charity is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity and aspires to reflect this in its workforce. Applications are welcome from people representing all sections of the community.
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