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Production Coordinator

Cleveland, OH, USA
Full-time
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Please use the link below to view the full position description and to apply.  The application close date for this position is April 2, 2021.

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3483144

The UCC has an opening for a Production Coordinator

The Production Coordinator will serve on the administrative team for projects of The Pilgrim Press (and its imprints) and of Justice & Local Church Ministries. The primary responsibilities for the Production Coordinator will be to: (1) maintain production calendar for all projects; (2) communicate with vendors, freelancers, and outsourced contractors; (3) maintain sales data, online and warehouse inventory, and royalty information; (4) effectively execute administration of production processes for new titles, reprints, and digital books; (5) serve as in-house designer.

Please use the link below to view the full position description and to apply.  The application close date for this position is April 2, 2021.

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3483144

Areas of Responsibility: 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Track all publication projects from development through completion alongside Managing Editor and Production Coordinator, with specific responsibility for production deadlines and affiliated paperwork;
  • Communicate with vendors and freelancers and contractors, and solicit projects bids from potential vendors, freelancers, and contractors;
  • Manage design processes for books of The Pilgrim Press and its imprints, for products by the Stillspeaking Writers’ Group, and for other copyrighted resources such as the Book of Worship;
  • Provide in-house design on StillSpeaking Writers’ Group projects as assigned;
  • Process accounting paperwork to support an effective publishing operation:
    • coordinate royalty information and permissions fees with accounting office;
    • track sales goals and project budgets;
    • keep master files in working order by adding new projects and culling old information;
  • Coordinate reprints for titles of The Pilgrim Press and its imprints as needed to maintain warehouse stock;
  • Maintain online inventory and addition of new titles to thepilgrimpress.com;
  • Support the publications ministry with office supply ordering, customer phone calls as needed, and check requests and reimbursements;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Managing Editor.
Skills/Experience: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated project management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated experience with communication through social media and other online platforms.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest to grow in the publishing industry.
  • High degree of computer competence included demonstrated adaptability to new programs.
  • Demonstrated capacities to be a self-starter, able to prioritize work effectively and to perform work with minimum supervision.
    • Strong understanding of the need for confidentiality and discretion, and a demonstrated capacity for managerial and human relation skills.
    • Commitment to be a team player who can create and maintain a team environment.
    • Capacity and sensitivity to work in a diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious setting with a commitment to pluralism in the workplace as well as in one’s understanding of mission.
    • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of United Church of Christ polity, structure, and mission.
Compensation/Benefits: 

Employer paid medical, dental, pension and life insurance

How to Apply: 

Please use the link below to view the full position description and to apply.  The application close date for this position is April 2, 2021.

https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3483144

Organization Info

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 19 2021
Active Until: 
Apr 19 2021
Hiring Organization: 
United Church of Christ
industry: 
Nonprofit