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Digital Content Coordinator
posted: Jan. 11, 2022
Offered by:
Kensington Publishing Corp.
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus; Remote Work
Full Time
New York, NY
Kensington is seeking a Digital Content Coordinator who is detail oriented and excited about books and the online space to support the growing Digital Sales & Marketing department. We are looking for someone with strong communication skills who is interested in book publishing, digital media, metadata and its impact on sales, and being part of a dedicated team that is always looking for the best way to put great books into readers’ hands. Our Coordinator will be involved in:

• Building metadata for new, upcoming, and backlist titles including liaising with departments internally to obtain necessary information and materials for both eBooks and key pieces on print books.
• Assuring timely and accurate eBook production.
• Following up and resolving day-to-day issues effecting timely completion of digitization, delivery, and various file and metadata issues with both internal and external colleagues.
• Maintaining retailer promotional calendar, building out title nomination sheets for promotions, and ensuring appropriate pricing is in place.
• Working with our outside contractors and freelancers to update content for reissued titles and ensure metadata and pricing updates are correct.
• Monitor open issues with metadata or production and resolve or escalate.
• Supply metadata and files requested by retailers or colleagues.
• Tracking eBook files that require rework due to internal errors, making corrections, and redelivering files.
• Making metadata corrections when necessary—such as when books are mis-categorized due to various issues.
• Ensuring that all titles are active at major retailers and communicating with necessary contacts when eBooks are missing from their inventory and assisting in the problem resolution.
• Communicating with authors and agents when metadata and file updates are required, and informing them when updates are complete.
• Watching for trends and suggesting metadata updates (i.e. BISAC and keywords) when necessary, as well as executing approved changes.
• Working with our distribution clients to ensure their titles and metadata are converted and delivered to market in the required timeframe.
• Reviewing production invoices to ensure accuracy.
• Additional projects as new opportunities in the digital publishing arena arise.

• 1+ years experience in book publishing and/or data management
• Excellent attention to detail and ability to communicate with high-level business partners
• Strong computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office/Excel
• Ability to prioritize and complete tasks with minimal supervision
• Passion for commercial publishing and knowledge of what is currently trending in the marketplace
• BA or equivalent work experience
• Must be a team-player who can work well with others
• A love of books—particularly commercial fiction—romance, mysteries, and women’s fiction is essential
About Our  
Founded in 1974, Kensington Publishing Corp. is located in New York City and is known as “America’s Independent Publisher.” It remains a multi-generational family business, with Steven Zacharius succeeding his father as Chairman, President and CEO, and Adam Zacharius as Vice-President and General Manager. As the foremost independent commercial publishing house in the United States providing hardcover, trade paperback, mass market, and digital releases, Kensington publishes the books that America wants to read.

The house of New York Times bestselling authors, including Fern Michaels, Lisa Jackson, Joanne Fluke, William W. Johnstone, and many others, Kensington publishes over 500 fiction and non-fiction titles each year. Its diverse imprints – Kensington Books, Zebra, Pinnacle, Dafina, Citadel Press and Lyrical Press – are well known for providing readers with a range of popular genres such as thrillers, romance, historical fiction, cozy mysteries and non-fiction, as well as true-crime, western, and commercial fiction titles.
Alex Nicolajsen
119 W. 40th St.
New York, NY 10018
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