First Base Employment Limited

Team Leader


Do you have previous experience in the publishing industry? Are you an excellent manager with the ability to motivate a team? If the answer is yes then we would love to talk to you. 


Location: Office based in Stroud or remote working 

Hours: Part time or full time hours will be considered. A minimum of 28 hours per week. 

Salary: £24,000 – £28,000 per annum


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team working on a number of accounts.

  • Account management.

  • Work with the Production Manager to develop workflows for new clients if required.

  • Monitor capacity within the team and raise any concerns with the Production Manager.

  • Monitor team performance, including budget and late running.

  • Provide support to a team of in-house and freelance project managers, including team meetings and work returns.

  • Be a point of escalation if required for issues that either the publisher or your team may have.

  • Liaise with the team to ensure projects are running on time and monthly targets are met.

  • Attend monthly account reviews with the Production Manager.

  • Manage a small list of titles if capacity allows.


Key Skills:

  • Previous experience in the publishing industry is ESSENTIAL

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Previous experience in a management/ supervisory role

  • Highly organised with the ability to multitask

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines


If you would like to be considered for this position please email your CV to or call Lilly on 01453 755330.

Just at the moment, we are seeing a massive upturn in applications. Please be aware that more than ever we are needing to shortlist heavily and that it may not be possible for us to come back to you if your details do not match the needs of our client on this vacancy.

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