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Title

Production Coordinator, Extended Close Date: Open Until Filled 

Ministry Team Faith-Forming Publications and The Pilgrim Press  
Reports To Managing Editor  
FLSA Status Non-exempt  
Salary Grade 6  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category National and Global Ministries, Cleveland, Ohio  
Starting Salary  
Description

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION

Serve on administrative team for projects of The Pilgrim Press (and its imprints) and of Justice & Local Church Ministries, with primary responsibility on the team to: (1) maintain production calendar for all projects; (2) communicate with vendors, freelancers, and outsourced contractors; (3) maintain sales data, online and warehouse inventory, and royalty information; (4) effectively execute administration of production processes for new titles, reprints, and digital books; (5) serve as in-house designer.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Track all publication projects from development through completion alongside Managing Editor and Production Coordinator, with specific responsibility for production deadlines and affiliated paperwork;
  • Communicate with vendors and freelancers and contractors, and solicit projects bids from potential vendors, freelancers, and contractors;
  • Manage design processes for books of The Pilgrim Press and its imprints, for products by the Stillspeaking Writers’ Group, and for other copyrighted resources such as the Book of Worship;
  • Provide in-house design on StillSpeaking Writers’ Group projects as assigned;
  • Process accounting paperwork to support an effective publishing operation:
    • coordinate royalty information and permissions fees with accounting office;
    • track sales goals and project budgets;
    • keep master files in working order by adding new projects and culling old information;
  • Coordinate reprints for titles of The Pilgrim Press and its imprints as needed to maintain warehouse stock;
  • Maintain online inventory and addition of new titles to thepilgrimpress.com;
  • Support the publications ministry with office supply ordering, customer phone calls as needed, and check requests and reimbursements;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Managing Editor.
 
Position Requirements

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated project management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including demonstrated experience with communication through social media and other online platforms.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest to grow in the publishing industry.
  • High degree of computer competence included demonstrated adaptability to new programs.
  • Demonstrated capacities to be a self-starter, able to prioritize work effectively and to perform work with minimum supervision.
  • Strong understanding of the need for confidentiality and discretion, and a demonstrated capacity for managerial and human relation skills.
  • Commitment to be a team player who can create and maintain a team environment.
  • Capacity and sensitivity to work in a diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious setting with a commitment to pluralism in the workplace as well as in one’s understanding of mission.
  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of United Church of Christ polity, structure, and mission.
 
Comprehensive Benefits Package Employer paid medical, dental, life and pension.  
Application Deadline Open Until Filled  
About the Organization The United Church of Christ



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We believe the church's mission is to Change Lives



 

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