Jobs

Working at Imagine That Publishing is an opportunity to be part of an innovative, creative and energetic company, with a success story that continues to grow.

We publish over 300 children’s titles a year across our multiple imprints in both the UK and international markets. Inspiring children to read, learn, play and create lies at the heart of everything we do.
 
Working at Imagine That comes with great benefits. Our picturesque riverside location is the base for plenty of social and wellbeing activities, including our weekly ‘Flying Elephants’ running club and Cycle to Work scheme, plus a company pension programme and 23 to 25 days holiday.
 
To join the Imagine That family and start making a difference to the next generation of readers, see our current vacancies below.

                 

 

Current Vacancies:

 

Production Controller

Reporting to the Senior Production Manager you will have responsibility for managing our production operations from purchase order through to delivery. 

The role will be office-based in Woodbridge, but will work remotely until further notice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage your own projects ensuring processes and deadlines are met and problem solving any potential issues
  • Expedite the print production to schedule and cost, inclusive of raising PO’s and ensuring the printer is working to the correct specification
  • Progress chases all files, plotters, approvals and advances from Studio, printers and our co-edition customers
  • Communicate special requirements to the printer and ensure they are carried out and any additional costs involved are approved
  • Negotiate schedules and simple additional costs with the printer
  • Working with the Senior Production Manager to ensure you are managing suppliers to meet safety standards and test products where necessary
  • Ensure our internal CRM database is continually updated
  • Ensure our internal control documents are continually updated
  • Work with our suppliers to ensure quality standards are met without jeopardising the schedule
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues, printers, and customers

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years working within an office environment at a high level of administration
  • Using excel to a high standard daily – tested at interview stage
  • Experience dealing with people at all levels
  • Solution finding
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience in project / category management over several projects would be advantageous but not essential
  • Book Production / Publishing would be advantageous but not essential
  • Willingness to learn about all things print

 

Could this be you or someone you know? If you are interested in the position above, please send a CV and covering letter to Jo Fenn at jo@imaginethat.com

 


 

Speculative Applications

Are you a sensational sales person? Marvellous marketer? Dazzling designer? Excellent editor?

We are always interested in hearing from creative, passionate and driven individuals who want to work in the world of children’s books.

If you would like to make a speculative application for any of the departments listed below, please send a CV and covering letter to Jo Fenn at jo@imaginethat.com

 
Sales
Sales Administration
Editorial
Design
Marketing
Production
Finance
Business Operations
 
We will hold your information on file and contact you if a suitable role comes up. If you would prefer that your details are not kept on file or circulated across departments, please let us know and we will remove your information from our database.
 
Don’t forget to keep checking our social media pages for details of job vacancies as they become available.
 
Good luck!