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Job Vacancy – Trainee Craft Binder


Allsopp Bookbinders have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our established hand bindery team. We are a growing commercial business with a modern factory based in Ilkeston on the Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire border. We produce both high volume and one-off bespoke bindings.
The successful candidate will be trained in-house on all aspects of craft book binding and use of machinery such as the guillotine and the hot foil blocking press.
Training will be over a period of 3 to 4 years depending on previous experience, you will work alongside experienced craft binders learning the skills needed to produce both high volume and one-off beautiful books for sale on our online store ‘The Bespoke Album Company’. For further information on our bookbinding heritage please visit – and

Monday – Thursday 7:00am to 16:00pm
Friday – 7:00am to 13:00pm

CLOSING DATE Friday 17 May 2019

For an application form please email us at