The Bookends Bindery is looking for a trainee bookbinder to join our small, but friendly team of skilled crafts people.
A background in basic bookbinding would be preferable, but not essential.
However, a keenness to learn this ancient skill is a must!
The job description is shown below and the full details are on indeed.com If you have any questions in regards to the role do not hesitate to contact the bindery team.
We are a small hand bookbinding company based in Crayford, Kent. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who would like to enter the world of hand bookbinding and restoration.
A suitable applicant would ideally be a school /college leaver who has an interest in books/paper and likes working with their hands. A craft background would be desirable, but not essential. A keen eye for detail and the ability to take instruction would be needed and the ability to work within a small bindery team.
Initially the position would involve general duties and basic binding techniques, following this the existing staff would look to offer training in more advanced techniques. The ideal applicant would be a person with an aptitude for handcraft and a desire to learn a traditional trade.
We specialise in all aspects and styles of hand bookbinding and restoration.
Job Type: Full-time
Education: Secondary education (Required)
Language: Good English (Required)