Digital Publishi​ng Associate

Employer
ABRAMS
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Depending on Experience
Posted
Nov 06, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
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.

Responsibilities

  • 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 audiobooksv
  • Act as contact for queries about digital products from internal staff and vendors

Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of e-reading 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

To apply for a position at ABRAMS, please complete the employment application via the link provided.

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