Administrative Assistant - Book Production

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 03, 2014
Closes
Mar 05, 2014
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
ABRAMS is seeking an energetic, organized, detail-oriented individual to provide overall support to the production area in a busy publishing operations department. On a daily basis, individual will be responsible for unpacking and trafficking proofs and mail; packing and shipping packages to vendors; following up on deliveries with printers and couriers; distributing faxes and mail; creating files, labels, binders; creating, gathering information, and maintaining grids for advances and sales; distributing advances; ordering retail review dummies as needed. In addition, individual will organize and collate invoices and purchase orders and keep accurate records; coordinate and prepare for meetings; and arrange and coordinate travel schedules.

Qualifications include a high school diploma; associate's degree preferred; bachelor's degree strongly preferred. Minimum 1 year of experience working as an administrative assistant preferably within the book publishing industry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. Knowledge of book production a plus. Please note that the position is physically demanding and individual must be willing and able to lift cartons/packages weighing up to 20 - 25 pounds on a regular basis.

Please submit resume and cover letter and indicate salary requirements. Applications will NOT be considered without salary information! Indicate "Admin Assistant" in email subject line.

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