gaduate_miniPublishing Services Manager

We are looking for a Publishing Services Manager to replace someone who is relocating.

The role of Publishing Services Manager is to oversee our Publishing Services department’s day-to-day needs as well as its ongoing growth as part of the senior management team. The role is responsible for bringing the multi-faceted, non-design tasks within the studio together. The role encompasses a business development side where, along with other senior managers, the department looks for areas to grow into, including adding in new services and skills as well as bringing in its own cash-flow, profitably and sustainably.

The Publishing Services Manager is the department’s champion and representative at senior management level as well as reporting key information to board meetings. They work closely with the Production Manager to further develop systems and processes that help structure the department both in terms of workload but also financial and performance related information.

A successful candidate will:

  • possess a drive to always be making improvements
  • have an analytical approach to strategically better the department and company
  • have the personality and acumen to develop new contacts and business
  • be expected to be an advocate for the company at industry events/networking opportunities
  • have experience of managing a team
  • have experience of project management
  • be at an advantage if they have worked in a similar role (such as Commissioning Editor, Senior Project Manager) within the publishing/media/service based industry.

A full job description, including person spec and competency framework, is available to read here.

This is a full-time position based at our studio. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to by 9th June. This is a complex role, so if you don’t meet all of the job specifications, then it may still be worth applying. We have a culture of training people and developing skills.

EMC Design is an equal opportunities employer.

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Register your interest to receive our information pack.

Our culture is to nurture and develop already very talented designers who have been taught the fundamental basics of good design at undergraduate level, including typography, information design, layout skills and concept development. We look for people who have the enthusiasm and potential to become the very best editorial designers.

If you’d like to be one of the first to receive our information pack for this year’s intake then register your details here.


We are looking for experienced designers to join our team.

The publishing industry is evolving at a rapid pace, providing us with lots of new opportunities to grow and develop as a company. The work is fast-paced and challenging as we continually meet the changing needs of our clients.

This design role would particularly suit someone who has between one to two years experience within the design industry but wants a new challenge and to work for a growing, stable company with career prospects. For the right person there will be plenty of scope to move into a senior designer role.

A full job description and person spec can be found in the job pack here. Salary £19,500 to £25,500 depending on experience.

If you’re interested in joining our team please email us a covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for this role, your CV and PDF portfolio to