The Digital Publishing Assistant is responsible for maintaining e-book workflow, monitoring inventory at our e-bookselling partners, and backlist e-book digitization projects.
Oversee frontlist and backlist e-book publication
Monitor e-book vendor inventory and pricing
Maintain internal records of e-book creation, delivery, and sales
Oversee the creation and collection of abstracts and keywords for selected titles
Assist in metadata creation and maintenance
Other duties, as required
Strong analytical ability required.
Knowledge of database, word processing, and spreadsheet software preferred.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Interpersonal skills required.
Customer service skills required.
Ability to coordinate a wide variety of tasks under time pressure required
Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to emails and queries required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
Ability to work as part of a team required.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
Ability to manage stressful situations required.
Ability to represent organizations positively to internal and external clients required.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
Graduate work preferred.
A minimum two years of related experience required.
Experience using e-books preferred.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Requires extensive keyboard and mouse use.
â‹NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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