Editorial Project Manager

Location
New Rochelle, New York
Salary
Based on Experience
Posted
Feb 18, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Major Responsibilities 

 

Maintain key project documents throughout the development cycle, including schedules, scope, etc.  

 

Monitor all editorial stages including trafficking and reviewing final print/digital packages 

 

Support Editorial and Production by addressing/finding answers to potential roadblocks, including questions, concerns or issues that may arise with regard to content or work flow 

 

Orchestrate/facilitate prioritization and decision making with Editorial senior management team 

 

Assist Editorial senior management team with budgets, RFPs, contracts, and tracking  

 

Keep project team members informed of project changes in terms of schedule and costs 

 

Ensure that quality assurance processes are in place and communicated to the team, and that quality issues are addressed; requires basic understanding of product content 

 

Serve as a liaison between Editorial and various departments, including Production, Copyedit, and Graphic Design  

 

Serve as a liaison between editors and editorial senior management team, providing regular updates on progress and department/team needs  

 

 

 

Qualifications 

 

Bachelor’s degree 

 

Two years’ publishing experience preferred 

 

Project Management Skills 

 

Experience in the publishing industry 

 

Understanding of print and digital development life cycle 

 

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills 

 

Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills 

 

Competence in use of Microsoft Office Suite, Google docs, and spreadsheets 

 

Conflict Resolution: Must be able to positively and effectively manage competing priorities, resourcing constraints and scheduling conflicts  

 

Must be able to effectively communicate and serve as liaison between Executive Stakeholders, Department Managers and Functional Leads to ensure strategic goals are met in a unified fashion. 

 

 

 

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