Production Coordinator

Job Id: #14884
Posted: May 28, 2021

We are seeking a Production Coordinator for a 6-7 week freelance opportunity with our client in the publishing sector – to start in early June.

  • Facilitate clear communication between internal staff, authors and editors, and external vendors and freelancers
  • Maintain all journal schedules and deadlines, and enforces manuscript submission deadlines
  • Receive files from editorial office and/or from authors; assesses files for completeness and compliance with journal style; confirms that all images, figures, and photos are of sufficient resolution; sends manuscripts to vendors for content preparation and XML tagging
  • Maintain contact information database; coordinates author agreements and author welcome letters
  • Coordinate freelance and vendor copyediting, determining individual budgets and enforcing deadlines, while monitoring the quality of work and compliance with journal styles
  • Collect appropriate permissions to reproduce images, videos, and any other material to which the article author(s) does not hold rights
  • Evaluate and insert requested author revisions and final editor changes using Adobe Acrobat, reviews typeset revisions for accuracy, and checks final print-ready files for quality and completeness
  • Obtain print quotes and coordinate with team

Requirements:

  • University graduate; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 1+ years’ experience in publishing or related environment, including editorial, design, and/or production
  • Excellent communication skills

Apply now for immediate consideration!