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Publishing Assistant

Company: SPARK Publications
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

PUBLISHING ASSISTANT/BOOK GUIDECompany: SPARK PublicationsJob Function: Administrative & project coordination, client-services activities for publicationsLocation: Charlotte, North CarolinaExperience: 5+ years client services and project coordinating experienceJob Type: Full-time TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: -Email your resume, a cover letter revealing your personality and salary requirements,ATTN: Fabi Preslar, and send to:marketing@SPARKpublications.com. Use the subject line: PUB-ASSIST- (Your name).ABOUT US: SPARK Publications is an award-winning, creative, independent, custom publishing firm specializing in the strategy, editing, designing, and production of beautiful and effective print and interactive custom nonfiction books, national magazines, and specialty publications. We provide high-level service to and collaborate closely with our clients. We've earned their trust and love notes and have a special opening for a full-time publishing assistant. We offer schedule flexibility, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401(k), and a collaborative, creative environment. WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Our publishing assistant/book guide loves structured and focused processes to help our high-profile clients with thoughtful guidance while keeping them on task and on budget. This publishing assistant/book guide has a superpower for solving problems, organizing, clarifying client concerns, following up, effectively communicating in English, and helping clients to discover the best solutions to successfully complete the publishing steps and processes. This role is all about following established procedures, accuracy, managing projects, and being of service to amazing business leader clients who are publishing books with the goal of building their businesses, brands, and platforms. For the right candidate, this position may be a combination of virtual and in-person and/or accommodate less than full-time hours. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: Previous experience working (5+ years) in an office-based customer service, creative project coordination environment. High proficiency with Microsoft - Word and Excel spreadsheets is required. Although this is not an editing position, basic editing and writing skills are needed to manage our expert editorial partners and social media posts. Possesses the ability to make mature decisions, multitask, have great focus and attention to detail, follow processes, follow-up and address client questions, meet deadlines, interact with clients, vendors, and teammates in a kind and professional manner, and communicate clearly in English. SOME OF THE ESSENTIALS:This role will provide an exciting opportunity to serve with and impact nonfiction authors in a creative environment by performing the following:--- Support and guide clients through specific publication production processes, including keeping them on deadline, on budget, setting up printer and distribution options, and other tasks as needed to publish.--- Accurately write, edit, and/or proofread correspondence.--- Loyal, people person, kind, process follower.--- Create, implement, and monitor social media and blog content.--- Coordinate special event details, projects, requested promotions, and administrative tasks as needed.--- Research and generate lists, schedule speaking engagements, and other opportunities for the president. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Email your resume, a cover letter revealing your personality and salary requirements, ATTN: Fabi Preslar, and send to: marketing@SPARKpublications.com. Use the subject line: PUB-ASSIST- (Your name).Sign up for the SPARK Publications Careers Notification List: SPARKpublications.com/careers

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