Job opening detail :
Production Assistant
posted: May 22, 2020
Offered by:
CamCat Publishing, LLC
Flexible hours
Part Time
Brentwood, TN
***** This is a remote position *******

Part-Time Production Assistant
Up to 20 hours/week

• Proofread print pages and collate corrections from authors and editors.
• Proofread and ensure technical clearance for non-paper formats including listening to audio files and checking e-book files across mediums.
• Lay out manuscripts utilizing in-house tools and resources, with training.
• Maintain production files, e.g. fonts, artwork, working design files, galleys, and pages.
• Maintain materials for key staff meetings, e.g. production schedules and agendas, spreadsheets of metadata or other key information.
• Traffic files to and from authors, editors, freelance designers, and other company partners.
• Support catalog design and development by importing xml files into design templates and making corrections as needed.
• Support rights sales by preparing files, researching and presenting opportunities to the publishing team (international editions, translation, film & tv rights, etc).
• Perform other tasks when necessary for the production department.

Key Skills:
• High proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
• Flexible, “can do” attitude when tackling production needs for a start-up press
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Superb attention to detail
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Familiarity with database management a plus
• Familiarity with book design principles a plus
About Our  
We are a small independent press based in Brentwood, TN. Our CamCat Books imprint is releasing our first titles later this spring. Our team is diverse, energetic, and embraces the can-do attitude of a startup company.

The ideal candidate will possess most, if not all, of the skills listed above, and can demonstrate the "I can learn it!" attitude that is so often needed in a small company.
Sue Arroyo
101 Creekside Crossing
Suite 280
Submit resume and portfolio. Cover letters are not necessary, your resume and portfolio should stand on its own. Email responses only please.
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