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Gill Seeks Production Assistant

Department:               Production

Position:                       Production Assistant (6 month contract)

Reporting to:               Head of Production


Key responsibilities/tasks

  • Carrying out photo research and copyright clearance for new titles
  • Creating digital resources and eBooks
  • Checking/proofing digital resources
  • Assisting in the pricing and placing of print orders (reprints and new titles)
  • Assisting in the preparation of images and files for print
  • Preparing images and files for digital resources
  • Checking final PDFs and plotter proofs
  • Quality control on all new titles
  • Archiving print and digital assets
  • Tallying invoices
  • Using design skills where appropriate
  • Managing any other tasks assigned by the Head of Production/Production Director


Key competencies/experience

  • Highly organised, with a proven ability to multitask and work to deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Efficient and capable of working as part of a team
  • High level of literacy with excellent attention to detail
  • Confidence to build relationships with suppliers
  • Ability to work across functions to find solutions
  • Strong IT skills with a good working knowledge of all Microsoft applications. Experience in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop would be a distinct advantage
  • Proven track record of adaptability within a busy work environment
  • Third-level qualification or equivalent


Closing date for applications is Friday, 30th November 2018.

Applications can be submitted in soft copy to: Deborah Marsh at

Hard copy applications should be sent to: Deborah Marsh, Gill, Unit 12, Hume Ave, Park West, Dublin 12

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