Production Assistant

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 04, 2012
Closes
Nov 03, 2012
Contact
Mary Cummings
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Diversion Books is actively seeking a motivated and energetic Production Assistant who will be responsible for the creation, conversion, proofreading, and editing of a rapidly growing list of eBooks.


Duties:
*Coordinate and schedule various aspects of the eBook production process, including cover design, copyediting, scanning and conversion, etc.
*Digitally convert eBook manuscripts into multiple formats of templated eBook files
*Proofread eBook files post-production for quality assurance. Make edits where necessary
*Work with the Editorial Director to organize and manage multiple eBook projects at one time
*Update digital content and other publisher assets related to eBooks, as required
*Suggest ideas throughout the production process to increase efficiency

Requirements:
*Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented
*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
*Some understanding of html a plus
*InDesign and/or Photoshop experience a plus


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