Penguin Children's Production - Producer - FTC
Books. They don't just get written, they get made.
If you are passionate about bringing new innovative product to market for a top Children’s Publisher this could be the perfect job for you!
Are fascinated by the physical structure of books
Love tackling challenges, are entrepreneurial and make things happen
Have a wealth of experience in novelty manufacture and relevant safety knowledge
Are enthusiastic, positive and a great communicator,
Have a proactive approach to problems and are solution focussed
Have excellent project management skills and a high attention to detail
Are a strong team player
To work for a top international publisher
To investigate new innovative ideas and turn these into something real, deliverable and successful
To play an integral role in a high performing team
To become a strategist who cares about the product and
everyone who’s involved along the way
The role will award the successful candidate with a unique opportunity to work across a wide and diverse range of novelty products on some of the most prestigious brands and authors in children’s publishing.
You are a great communicator - adept at building and maintaining relationships with sales and creative colleagues alike. You have a good technical knowledge and expertise of novelty manufacturing processes, strong commercial awareness and demonstrate passion for your products.
You will be responsible for delivering the product development strategy for the Penguin Production department - including gathering and prioritising business requirements in this area, agreeing component purchasing strategy and maintaining a component supplier base with a focus on CSR, as well as handling component scale negotiations. You will also play a pivotal role in trouble shooting issues on novelty products and actively share your expertise to help broaden the team’s knowledge.
Accountable for your own workload, you will really add value by driving product innovation through the business and introducing new product development strands. Experience working on colour and novelty products essential.
Apply - http://www.penguin.co.uk/