Last updated: Wednesday 12 December, 2018
Digital and Production Coordinator
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Media City, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester
Posted on: Wednesday 12 December, 2018
About the Job
Saraband is an award-winning independent publisher and a member of the Northern Fiction Alliance, the Independent Publishers Guild and Publishing Scotland, dedicated to publishing excellence and to diversity and inclusion. We have an opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and professional candidate to join our small, committed team from early 2019.
We are seeking a full-time Digital and Production Coordinator with:
∙ Outstanding English language and communication skills, written and verbal ∙ An eagle eye for detail ∙ A minimum of a year and preferably two years’ book publishing experience or equivalent (such as a combination of a qualification in publishing, experience in bookselling, publishing internships and freelance) ∙ Experience of creating and managing social media content and channels in a relevant context ∙ Experience of, or willingness to learn, digital and production publishing skills ∙ Excellent organisational and administrative skills and an ability to prioritise ∙ A positive attitude, friendly demeanour and willingness to undertake a variety of tasks to support colleagues ∙ The ability to liaise in a genuine, friendly, respectful and timely manner with authors, freelancers, partner organisations and people of a wide range of backgrounds and characteristics ∙ A proven interest in the editorial areas we publish in.
The main responsibilities will include: ∙ Assisting with all aspects of ebook and audio production and maintenance ∙ Liaising with editorial, publicity, marketing, the sales team, freelancers and authors ∙ Liaising with our digital distribution partner for ebooks ∙ Liaising with our overseas distributors ∙ Managing ebook promotions ∙ Creating new content (including multimedia) for website, newsletters and social media ∙ Production assistance ∙ Sales support ∙ Submissions coordination ∙ Liaising with authors and freelancers ∙ Proofreading and corrections workflow
Skills: Digital, Editorial, Production, Project Management
Salary: Depends on experience
Start date: 21 Jan, 2019
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extending or permanent
Contact name: Sara Hunt
Reference: Full time vacancy at Saraband