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21 March 2019

Palimpsest Book Production: Typesetter/Systems Operator

The UK's largest typesetting company requires a full-time in-house typesetter, working primarily on Apple Mac and using InDesign and associated software. Previous typesetting/InDesign experience of books isessential. A high level of computer literacy and communication skills are also required, though training will be given in the company's systems and processes. The ability to apply the highest quality standards and to work well in a highly pressurised environment is vital.  Please note - this is an in-house position based in our Falkirk office, working from home is not possible.

The post is offered on a full-time (39 hours per week) 12-month maternity cover basis, with the possibility of a permanent contract thereafter. 

Palimpsest works with many of the UK's leading publishers and their bestselling authors. The company will celebrate 25 years in business this year and is employee owned. Please visit the company website for more details.


Please email to request an application pack from:

The Production Manager
Palimpsest Book Production Limited
1 Etna Road, Falkirk
Stirlingshire FK2 9EG
Tel: 01324 677850 Fax: 01324 677851
Email: Website:


Completed forms must be returned by 4pm on Monday 8 April 2019.