Administrative Assistant - Book Production

New York
May 30, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
ABRAMS seeks an energetic, organized, detail-oriented individual to provide overall support to the illustrated book production area in a busy publishing operations department. On a daily basis, individual will be responsible for unpacking and trafficking proofs and mail throughout the day; packing and shipping packages to various vendors, tracking packages and following up with vendors; distributing advance books within the office; ordering retail review dummies from suppliers; organizing, collating, processing and maintaining department invoices and purchase orders; maintaining appropriate department files and supplies; preparing for 5 - 7 weekly meetings by running reports and organizing materials; coordinating travel reservations; assisting with special projects as needed. .

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 include salary requirements in cover letter along with resume. Applications will NOT be considered without salary information!

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