Job Opportunities

Title: Assistant Project Manager

Job description:
Manage the administrative tasks on the production schedule, which includes the following, but not limited to:
* Data entry for ISBN registration and Library of Congress numbers for new books
* Upload files to printer/distribution, input and manage metadata for new books
* Oversee eBook file conversions and upload to Amazon for distribution
* Compile monthly royalty reports from vendors, prepare and send reports to each author and prepare quarterly statements for distributions
* Review production status for each book weekly and provide updates to team and authors as necessary
* Provide for aftermarket needs such as print book orders and marketing materials (as author liaison)
* Upload completed new books to the company website and Facebook shop
* Input any last-minute author and/or editor’s changes in completed files
* Review digital book files for pre-production and request necessary changes from designers and make necessary edits
* Proof files for ISBN, LIC number, pagination and table of contents, header/footer, etc.
* Liaison with authors as needed via phone or email

Expectations:
• Meet weekly via Zoom for a status meeting with Publisher and/or team
• Manage/track time through tracking software
• Always communicate with authors and team with professionalism and patience
• Use project management software (Asana) to provide status reports, requests, and all other communication with team

Experience and skill requirements:
• 2+ years of experience in the publishing field for own projects or for client projects.
• Proficient with InDesign, Word, and self-publishing platforms such as KDP.
• Well organized, can communicate effectively through written and verbal communication
• Ability to manage a plethora of small details proficiently

Pay: Hourly, part-time

Title: Book Marketing Assistant

Job description:

Assist the Marketing Director with executing the marketing tasks of book launches that include, but not limited to:

    • Developing or overseeing the design of social media images
    • Schedule the social media for book launch clients
    • Manage new release marketing on Watersprings social media pages and email marketing
    • Write copy for email marketing and Facebook ads
    • Manage Facebook ads for book launch clients
    • Oversee development of author’s marketing materials
    • Lead authors through execution of book marketing plans

Expectations:
• Meet weekly via Zoom for a status meeting with Publisher and/or team
• Manage/track time through tracking software
• Always communicate with authors and team with professionalism and patience
• Use project management software (Asana) to provide status reports, requests, and all other communication with team

Experience and skill requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in the marketing or similar support role
  • Well organized, can communicate effectively through written and verbal communication
  • Ability to manage a plethora of small details proficientlyPay: Hourly, part-time

We are adding Typesetters and Graphic Designers to our team. If you have 3+ years of experience in professional book layout and cover design, we’d like to talk to you.