Associate, eBook Production & Corrections

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 07, 2014
Closes
Sep 06, 2014
Category
Publishing
Role
Researcher
Duration
Full Time
About our company
Penguin Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The eBook Production & Operations team is looking for an Associate eBook Production & Corrections to join their team and support their efforts to create, update, and distribute digital products. The candidate will prepare book content for conversion, traffic conversions with vendors, make corrections directly to, and perform quality assurance on our eBook files. This position will interface with division contacts and service providers to resolve quality issues. And work on dedicated special projects as they arise.

Responsibilities include performing quality assurance on eBook files, fixing errors found in eBook files, monitoring of schedules and reporting to make sure that content is received in a timely fashion and updated as needed. Responsibilities also include monitoring of file distribution to partners for and liaison with divisional production and editorial staff.

Our requirements
The ideal candidate is a self-directed, self-organized, independent worker with very strong attention to detail, strong coding capabilities.

Candidates must have:

_A four year degree or equivalent experience
_Prior office experience; related experience preferred
_Strong analytical and problem solving skills
_Strong written and oral communication skills
_Strong organizational and time management skills
_Ability to prioritize and multi-task
_Experience with XHTML and CSS
_Excellent PC Skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
_Familiarity with the book and eBook production process
_Experience with Mac and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) preferred
_Demonstrated ability to work in a deadline driven environment with shifting priorities and heavy volume.


Thank you for your interest in Penguin Random House. Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Please apply using our online application process.

For more information, please visit our web site at:
http://careers.randomhouse.com




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