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We are currently looking to recruit a part time Print-Production Assistant to work in a hands-on role in our Production Team.
You will play a vital part in the day-to-day production and finishing of all products as well as assisting other departments within the company with various hands-on tasks, such as stocking. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to work quickly and accurately with a variety of materials and machinery. The role requires somebody who is capable of working under pressure as there will often be tight deadlines.
You will be operating guillotines, case maker, binder, laminator as well as mono and CMYK digital presses.
Hours are between 8-4 Monday to Friday and part-time hours would be flexible, within this time period, subject to agreement with our production manager.
The full job description can be viewed here.
Interested in work experience or job shadowing opportunities?
Cambridge Scholars offers a number of work experience and job shadowing opportunities each year to a variety of candidates to help young people gain a wider experience of the publishing world. We offer work experience in the following departments in 1, 3, 5 and 10 day placements:
Administration: Working alongside a dedicated administration team to understand what it takes to keep a business running in the day-to-day. Your potential duties could include taking orders, answering emails and phone calls as well as liaising with both internal and external departments.
Editorial: Our Editors work alongside authors directly to bring their work to fruition - learn more about what to look out for in book submissions, how to work alongside authors, organise peer-reviews and project management.
Proofreading: Our in-house reviewers handle all company copywriting and proofreading as well as spot-checking manuscripts. Through their mentorship you can polish your proofreading skills and learn how to maintain a consistent voice across projects and the company as a whole. Please note that this experience is subject to a pre-acceptance exam.
Marketing: Working with our marketing team you'll experience the breadth of book marketing, working with the team on everything from press-releases, reviews, social media and project management.
Production: Cambridge Scholars runs its own print and production in its offices here in Newcastle upon-Tyne, UK. Our experienced team take a manuscript and bring the work into the physical world working with industry standard printers, guillotines, laminators and book binders. Please note that due to the use of machinery, we cannot offer this placement to anyone under 16.
Please note that while work-experience and job-shadowing is unpaid, we do offer a limited bursary for travel costs.
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