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Time for a change...
A full-time position has become available for a forwarder in their central London workshop. They are looking for someone with experience of cloth and leather binding, who has worked previously in a commercial environment. Experience in book restoration/conservation would also be an advantage. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send CVs by 14th December to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to:
76 Rochester Row
London SW1P 1JU
Operating since 2005 Leather Compendiums Australia is currently seeking an experienced Embosser who has obtained previous experience within this field. This person is need for embossing high quality leather compendiums.
The successful applicant shall be experienced in leather embossing utilizing stamping techniques and laser engraving. Applicants with their own premises and equipment are preferred but not essential. Hours worked will depend on current supply and demand from our customers. Remuneration will be finalised upon application and final decision by management.
We are looking for a full-time box maker and forwarder with solid experience in both cloth and leather work. We are based in Battersea and offer flexible working hours. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Please send CVs to email@example.com or by mail to Emma Doyle, Peter Harrington,100 Fulham Road, London SW3 6HS.
After binding for 51 years I have decided to retire completely, so my entire workshop contents are for sale. The sale includes all major hand binding equipment and small tools, everything you would require for all styles of hand binding. Included is my website www.bookarts.co.uk plus a list of my regular customers. This is an opportunity for anyone wishing to start up a small hand binding business or a truly enthusiastic binder.
To see a list of equipment please email me firstname.lastname@example.org and I will forward a list
This rare collection and archive certainly deserve an excellent place in an equally excellent studio or institution. The acquisition of this bindery and all it's inherent fine tools and materials will prove an unprecedented opportunity for anyone or institution wishing to create a full working Bindery with all it's tools in one fell swoop!
For fullest details see www.dsmurray.com.au
Here are Contrado we make personalised books, boxes, custom photo albums, photo boxes, jewellery boxes and many other paper based products that we turn into gorgeous personalised gifts. We are looking for a junior - maybe a student, intern or someone with basic experience who want to join an exciting team using traditional craft skills in a modern and forward looking business. We are an online photo and personalised Gifts Company. 25 people in a busy factory near Ladbroke Grove London.
Tel 020 8964 6220 direct or email details through this form
We currently have a vacancy for an experienced book-binder. This is a part-time position with hours of around 3-10 a week depending on need. The hours are flexible and thus would perhaps suit a student or retired individual. Must be skilled in book-binding and have pre-requisite qualifications or experience. Due to flexible hours, applicants must live in Cumbria or surrounding areas. Applications can be made by contacting Claire at:
email@example.com or at 01228 544560.
An opportunity which may suit a bookbinder looking for a new lifestyle in New Zealand. Gavin Lovett is the proprietor of 'Menu du Jour', a bindery in New Zealand. They proudly bind the best menu covers and hotel products in New Zealand. Due to the expansion of the other wing of their company (a separate software company), they have reluctantly put Menu du Jour on the market.
This is the ideal company for a qualified book-binder to purchase and this could provide a beachhead for expansion into other bookbinding options. It would also get a 'foot-in-the-door' for someone wanting to emigrate to New Zealand.
Interested parties should contact Gavin at the e-mail address on their web site.
Temple Bookbinders has a Full Time 37.5 hours per week vacancy. This is due to our exciting refurbishment in Central Headington, Oxford. We are looking for an experienced or semi skilled but motivated hand bookbinder to join our team.
Salary determined by relevant, proven qualification / experience in hand bookbinding. Experience / semi experience in a hand bookbindery with an ability to be a team player are essential.
Public transport amenities within 2 minute walk i.e. Central Headington into Oxford City Centre (Train and bus)
Working week:- Monday - Friday 08 00 - 17 00 . Overtime available
Please send CV to: Temple Bookbinders Limited, 12 Stephen Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9AY
or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews arranged by appointment please call Ian or Pauline Barnes on 01865 451940
(may also be of interest to somebody with book binding experience)
...become part of a dynamic creative team
We are looking for a leather goods embosser to join the team in our dedicated bespoke store in London
Working in house, you'll become a key member of the team in creating the ultimate bespoke shopping experience. You'll need a keen eye for detail and an understanding that finish is of the utmost importance.
There is some flexibility on hours depending on your availability, tools and training are provided.
If you have experience in gold stamping, we'd love to hear from you. In the first instance, please contact email@example.com. We will be in touch regarding next steps once all applications have been received.
Apprenticeships and Accreditation for those people who are really serious about bookbinding and would like it to become more than just a hobby.
Enquires are invited by John Jameson at Cotswold Bookbinders from interested binders who might wish to pursue bookbinding as a career or for financial reward.
On offer will be 'self employed apprenticeships' or 'sponsored apprenticeships'. A written agreement lasting for a set period will provide training and experience in the workplace. Trainees will carry out work on customer's books in the bindery and, as experience is gained, some work may completed at home. .
As part of the agreement the trainees will be encouraged to put together a body of work of their own which can be submitted for accreditation by the SOB Certification Scheme or presented for appraisal when applying for employment.
Call John on 01285 770458 or email firstname.lastname@example.org