Senior Coordinating Editor

Mar 15, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
Full Time
About our company
Apress Media, LLC, a part of Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, is a technical publisher devoted to meeting the needs of IT professionals, software developers and programmers with more than 700 books in print and a continually expanding portfolio of publications.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Your tasks
The Coordinating Editor (CE) works in a project team and is responsible for managing a defined set of publishing projects from start to finish. The CE oversees individual project schedules, manages resources, and assigns tasks in order to achieve the desired publication schedule. The CE is ultimately responsible for the completion of their project, the accuracy of its data and ensuring that all authors, freelancers, and third parties have met their obligations. Specific responsibilities include:
- Manages the entire publication process from the initial write through completion
- The Coordinating Editor will arrange for tech reviewers, is responsible for making schedules and managing the product to come in on time.
- Coordinating Editor will advise the management of troubled schedules and issues that arise
- Acts as a liaison between the author and editorial
- Responsible for the accuracy and completion of project data
- Ensures that all contracted material is delivered and on schedule
- Manages tasks, 3rd parties, and freelancers
- Ensures that all contracts, permissions, payments, and other necessary legal documents are completed
- Follows the project from start to finish, responsible for the title being completed and available in all distribution channels
- All other responsibilities required

Our requirements
- 3-5 years experience
- Must be extremely organized
- Some project management experience a plus
- Efficient, reliable and has the ability to work in a mistake-free environment
- Excellent communication skills required with the ability to work well in teams
- Expert MS office suite skills
- Experience with SharePoint and Microsoft Project a plus
- Prior publishing experience recommended
- BA required

Please apply using our online application system.

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We are an equal opportunity employer.

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