Assistant Manager (Part-Time), Digital Publishing, Department of Digital Publishing

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Job location: Winston Salem, NC

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-08-14
Req: R0001955
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Job Description Summary

This position allows for the opportunity to work remotely.

Job Description

The Assistant Manager works in close collaboration with Digital Publishing Administrator to plan, create, publish, preserve, protect, and measure the success of content distributed via Library Partners Press. The Assistant Manager helps showcase the ever-growing body of work that occurs as part of Library Partners Press' collaboration with its affiliated communities at Wake Forest University and a portfolio of partner-publishing platforms, including Wordpress, Pressbooks, Kindle, IngramSpark, Bibliolabs, Scribe, and others.

General duties:
  • Helps direct the workflow of manuscripts and art from submission through publication;
  • Keeps close eye on production schedules for both print and ebook editions;
  • Reports on sales
  • Meets publication standards and expectations
  • Helps with layout (artwork, page design, photography)
  • Checks content and proofs for accuracy and errors
  • Complies with ethical publishing guidelines
  • Helps coordinate "special events" (such as readings and/or retreats)
  • BA or BS
  • Proven experience in publishing field
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills
  • Hands-on experience with MS Office, Google Docs and Drive, InDesign, Photoshop and other publishing tools
  • Familiarity with print-on-demand platforms
  • Familiarity with ebook creation and conversion
  • Familiarity with social media best practices
  • An eye for detail, multi-tasking, and prioritizing
** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.

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Time Type Requirement

Part timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.




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Posted: 8/19/2019
Application Due: 9/18/2019
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