Project Manager – Books

Job Title: Project Manager - Books
Member: TCO London
Location: London

About TCO London

Established in 2006, TCO’s model leverages the insight and access that comes from our owned media channels, Huck and Little White Lies, to connect brands with credible, premium narratives, and best in class design. TCO is made up of:

Agency: Award-winning insight, creative and production agency constantly looking for new ways to help the world’s most innovative brands tell compelling stories in digital, film, print and events.

Huck. Sub-cultures from around the world: Sitting at the centre of a switched-on community who crave original stories and quality journalism, we offer a unique lens for capturing scenes as they happen.

Little White Lies. Truth and Movies: Europe’s largest and most beautiful premium film brand, offering unique and proudly independent journalism across cinema and TV. We connect the most engaged film audience to the movies they love.

TCO seeks a talented and creative Project Manager to manage illustrated books and other publications from concept through to client delivery. This is an opportunity to work on beautiful, critically acclaimed projects and be part of a growing, dynamic and friendly team.

We produce multiple publications each year with a strong (but not exclusive) focus on film, leveraging our unrivalled expertise in this field and our love of print. Our clients range from Netflix & Amazon Studios to leading publishers such as Abrams Books & Laurence King.

You will be working on projects involving world-class writers, artists and filmmakers, with responsibility for ensuring that we deliver the most premium editorial and creative execution in the industry – on time, on budget and beyond our clients’ expectations.

You will liaise extensively with the editorial and design teams, authors, illustrators, picture libraries, proofreaders and printers. You will also manage the client approval process.

Complex project-management experience within the publishing industry is essential. You will be responsible for projects ranging from 200pp+ highly illustrated monographs to high-profile Awards print campaigns.


Demonstrate management and delivery of a wide breadth of projects within the last 3 years with a willingness to learn plus the following:

Strong understanding of the publishing industry, incl. good knowledge of print production.
Ability to navigate and manage corporate clients, incl. book publishers.
Direct experience of book production & working with designers, editors, authors, printers – producing complex, illustrated projects
Multi-tasker. Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities, plan ahead and hit deadlines. Uses resources effectively and efficiently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A true passion to deliver outstanding results with excellent attention to detail.