Graduate – with Design skills

Production Copy Controller & Design Executive

We are currently working with a leading Kent-based media/publishing company.
Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Production Copy Controller & Design Executive to join their team based in Ashford.

The role requires excellent time management and organisation, good interpersonal skills and would appeal to an experienced production controller looking to the next step in their career or a university graduate with design skills wanting to start a career in publishing.

Reporting to (and working closely with) the Production & Design Manager, you will be part of a busy production and design department within a close and dedicated team.

Responsibilities – You will look after the copy chasing and ensuring deadlines are met working within the time frames set by your Manager, alongside some ad design and creative.
Working across a portfolio of magazines and digital assets, you should be able to manage multiple projects from outset to completion with an eye for detail and meeting set deadlines.

* Work with a production team assisting the Production & Design Manager to ensure all copy is chased and all deadlines met for a busy sales house.
* Liaise with clients to chase advertising copy, by phone and email and update database
* Check advertising copy thoroughly
* Proof and check pages before going to press
* Ensure schedules are managed and met, accommodating changes to schedules if necessary
* Work within a small but dynamic team to produce magazines from outset to completion
* Have an excellent telephone manner

Candidate Profile –
* Excellent English written and verbal skills
* Must be able to work in a highly-pressurised, fast paced environment
* Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
* Experience with Indesign and Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat.
* Knowledge of both Macs and PCs
* Ability to prioritise, organise workload, manage multiple tasks and problem solve concurrently
* Ability to stay calm under pressure

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