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Editorial Operations Specialist (H)

Media | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Editorial Operations Specialist 952826 (H)

A leading audiobook company is seeking a talented individual to manage crucial aspects of editorial production and operations for the Original Content team. With a growing list of titles, the individual would be integrally involved in coordinating among multiple teams, tracking progress on titles in development, working with editors to meet deadlines, and managing all other elements of the editorial production process. The company offers a great work environment!

Editorial Operations Specialist Benefits:

  • Worksite:  Leading digital audiobook and podcast platform (Newark, NJ 07102) 
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision 401k, PSL

Editorial Operations Specialist Responsibilities: 

  • Work with editors and producers on the Originals team to manage their production pipeline and ensure that deadlines are met and all necessary steps of the production process are completed
  • Oversee freelance fact-checking, copyediting, cover design and all other ancillary elements to the content creation process
  • Coordinate effectively among cross-functional teams, particularly audio production, merchandising, deal-making, marketing, metadata, and public relations teams, to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • Create and coordinate cross-functional process documentation in support of establishing local and global tools and best practices. 

Editorial Operations Specialist Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a media production environment
  • Candidate should be self-motivated with the ability to take initiative, and work independently
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work under deadline, a talent for getting things done, and a teamwork oriented attitude required
  • Love and interest in all forms of media—both as a consumer and as a professional in the industry

Job Type: 

  • 40 hours/week, 9 Month Assignment