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Production and Sales Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Production and Sales Coordinator

Messenger Publications is the book and magazine publishing organization of the Jesuits in Ireland. We publish about 20 books each year on religious topics, as well as The Sacred Heart Messenger monthly magazine and Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review. We are looking for a very organized, energetic, and enthusiastic person, with book production experience, to work across our busy Production and Sales departments. We offer plenty of publishing experience, training and a supportive working environment.


  • Maintaining and updating the production schedule
  • Liaising with freelance providers
  • Writing up print specifications
  • Contacting printers and obtaining quotes
  • Writing and sending Purchase Orders
  • Liaising with printers on proofs, delivery etc


  • Ensuring bibliographic database is kept updated
  • Putting together sales kits and distributing to reps
  • Sending regular information and updates to distributors
  • Submitting book information wherever necessary
  • Preparing catalogue copy
  • Catalogue and AI mailings/emailings
  • Assisting with rights submissions and sales


  • At least one year of book publishing experience
  • Familiarity with book printing processes
  • Good understanding of book production
  • Extremely organized and systematic
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with InDesign would be an advantage

Initial one year contract

The position is full-time and office-based in Dublin 2.Please apply, stating salary expectation, to Cecilia West, Director, Messenger Publications

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