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Publishing Coordinator

Advantage Media Group has an exciting opportunity for a talented administrative professional who is looking to dramatically contribute to success of a growing organization that is revolutionizing an entire industry. Advantage works with top tier business professionals to position, promote, and market them as the thought leader and expert in their industry, community, or marketplace.

The mission for the Publishing Coordinator will be to assist the Publishing Team in their goal to produce literary excellence with every book published. The Publishing Coordinator will be responsible for keeping the life of the President of Publishing organized, scheduled, informed and focused on the strategic priorities of the organization. In addition, they will provide administrative and office support for the Publishing team.

 

The outcomes expected of this individual in are:

  • Ensure the President of Publishing invests > 80% of their professional time on key priorities of the organization.
  • Responsible for consistent, on-time execution of all details for the department.
  • Communicate with Team Members, vendors, and Members to streamline the Publishing process.
  • Assist the Publishing Team in meeting all quarterly and annual goals for book production.
  • Manage and maintain the Author Library and book inventory.
  • Ensure all Publishing projects are updated weekly in project management system and all invoices are recorded.

Competencies (These are MUSTs):

  • Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Calm under pressure. Maintains stable performance when under heavy pressure or stress.
  • Excellent communication skills. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including email.
  • Efficiency. Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Flexibility/adaptability. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Proactivity. Acts without being told what to do. Has an ability to foresee needs before they arise.
  • Work ethic. Processes a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes work long hours to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard.

 

Preferred Skills and Experiences:

  • Undergraduate degree in English a plus
  • A proven ability to exercise considerable discretion and independent judgement when making decisions and interacting with Team Members, Members, vendors, and centers-of-influence
  • High level of competency with Google Apps for Business (Mail, Calendar, Drive) and Microsoft Word.  Experience with WorkFront or other CRM a plus.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior administrative/support experience a MUST
  • Printing or publishing experience a plus
  • World class customer service skills

 

Position is in our Charleston, SC headquarters. Team Members are eligible for benefits package after a 3-month review.  

 

Advantage is an entrepreneurial, high growth company with opportunity for advancement and lots of upward mobility. Professional development programs offered. We offer great Vacation/PTO benefits, a great Medical/Dental program, 401K program with company contribution and other nice perks. We highly value and respect our Team Members.

 

Advantage was proudly named one of the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

 

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