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Publishing Corrections Coordinator

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Our top publishing client is looking for a Corrections Coordinator for a temporary position to help the workload realignment with a new department and with the transition to a more digital workflow. The individual must have attention to detail. 

  • Understanding of the book production process, from corrections through bound book a plus 
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills 
  • Strong organizational skills: ability to manage multiple tasks with differing priorities simultaneously 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Importing and exporting excel files into database 
  • Find sample books of recent printings in Library 
  • Scanning books for database and mark-up purposes 
  • Adding PDFs to database 
  • Convert scans PDFs into text 
  • Review for affected titles 
  • Archive requests 
  • Research whether images have been replaced in similar books previously 
  • Create mark-up from scans or PDFs 
  • Prepare packet for composition vendor 
  • Adds new hires images with new credit information to package when approved along with any editorial corrections 
  • Sends packet to composition vendor 
  • Reviews PDFs and printer proofs 
  • Sends to digital product if any 
  • Check daily reprint report from procurement for editorial or permission-related corrections for designated printers.
  • Make text corrections/image replacements, or manage composition overseas vendors in a timely manner for designated printers or assigned science titles. 
  • Manage digital derivative products of assigned titles if applicable. 
  • Review and code invoices for outsourced corrections in invoice system or hard copy and move on to manager. 

Qualifications 

  • Appropriate combination of education and experience 
  • Basic Microsoft Excel a plus 
  • Acrobat Professional a plus 
  • Filemaker Pro a plus 
  • Google Mail and Drive experience a plus 
  • Bachelor’s degree or appropriate combination of education and experience 
  • 3+ years’ experience working in production or page layout, preferably in publishing 
  • Quark, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator experience a plus. 
  • Documentum experience a plus.








 

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