Job opening detail :
Production Associate
posted: May 9, 2019
Offered by:
Grove Atlantic
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
Grove Atlantic, a midsize independent publisher of fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry, is seeking a Production Associate. This job will entail assisting the Production Director in all aspects of print and digital production. This includes working closely with all vendors to meet schedule, quality and budget requirements, analyzing production specifications in order to propose cost-saving measures, attending and participating in regular production meetings, and other duties as assigned. Candidates need to be capable of working in a deadline-driven and team-oriented environment.

Responsibilities:
• Managing a large backlist reprint program with web-offset and digital vendors
• Managing production, shipping, and distribution of galleys, working closely with Sales and
Marketing departments to ensure quality galleys.
• Managing, and maintaining print-on-demand program.

The Production Associate, working with the Managing Editor, will also:
• Review typeset text passes against previous versions of text
• Proofread flap-copy, cover mechanicals, and the seasonal catalog
• Apply for cataloging in publication data for each front list title

Qualifications:
• 1-3 years experience in Book production and/or editorial
• Highly organized, detail oriented, creative, flexible, and able to prioritize
• Thorough, accurate, and articulate verbal and written communication skills
• Not intimidated by technological advances and new systems. Can utilize technology where appropriate to improve workflow.
• Proficiency in Excel, basic math, calculating, analyzing and organizing data
• Comfortable in both PC and Mac platforms. Adobe Creative Suite skills a plus
• Maintains grace under pressure in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
• Knowledge of Chicago Handbook of Style helpful
Contact:
Sal Destro
Address:
Grove Atlantic
154 W 14th Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Special  
Instructions:
Please send a resume and cover letter to sdestro@groveatlantic.com.
Job #:
24100
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