Digital Publishing Associate

10007, New York City
Sep 27, 2019
Publishing / Books
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

SUMMARY: The Digital Publishing Associate will manage the development of digital products, collaborate with all departments to facilitate digital product workflow and promotion, and provide administrative support to the department.


  • Edit annual list of frontlist and select backlist ebook titles and traffic files from production through QA
  • Coordinate ebook, including Netgalley files, and audiobook distribution to sales outlets
  • Update ebooks to align with paperback conversions, including reprint corrections, covers, and pricing
  • Create ebook solutions for titles with unconventional design
  • Gather and validate metadata throughout digital product title development
  • Assist in vendor management to ensure timely and accurate product delivery
  • Communicate digital product merchandising and promotion opportunities with marketing, publicity, and social media teams
  • Assist in digital product sales tracking and analysis
  • As needed, assist in proofing and QA of audiobooks
  • Act as contact for queries about digital products from internal staff and vendors
  • Maintain title budgets


  • Strong knowledge of ereading devices and digital product software
  • Excellent proofreading, copyediting, communication, organization, and project management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, Adobe, reflowable and fixed-layout ePub, FTP programs, and PubTracker software
  • Familiarity with Firebrand’s Title Management system and ProTools is a plus
  • Two to three years of experience in the book publishing industry
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic problem-solver, able to work under deadline with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred