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Production Assistant

Publication or Company 
Industry  Book Publishing, Internet/Online/New Media, Other Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Diversion Books is actively seeking a motivated and energetic Production Assistant to assist with the creation, conversion, proofreading, and maintenance of a rapidly growing list of eBooks.

*Work with Production Manager to coordinate and schedule various aspects of the production process, including cover design, copyediting, scanning and conversion, etc.
*Digitally convert documents into multiple formats
*Proofread files post-production for quality assurance
*Update digital content and other publisher assets related to eBooks, as required
*Assist with general office duties

*Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and an excellent problem-solver
*Strong ability to multitask, work quickly and meet deadlines
*Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
*Comfortable learning new operating systems and working in a dynamic startup environment
*Understanding of, and interest in, digital publishing and the eBooks market
*Must be comfortable with e-reader devices and platforms
*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent mathematical skills
*Some understanding of html and epub structure a must
*InDesign and/or Photoshop experience a must
About Our Company Diversion Books is an innovative indie publisher, combining decades of traditional experience with new, digital strategies. In publishing a mix of original titles and giving old titles a digital life, our high royalties, quick turnaround, and tailored marketing plans are helping us to create a space between legacy publishing and the uneven field of self-publishing. We’re taking advantage of the abundance of opportunities that new models of distribution and purchasing provide, while executing our core publishing capabilities, ultimately connecting great books with avid readers.