Title
Production Coordinator
Employer
Parragon Inc.
Location
New York, NY
Date Posted
01/10/2014
Description
As the world's leading publisher of illustrated non-fiction books, our objective is to provide customers with unrivaled quality resulting in the best value books available.
We are based in Manhattan with offices around the world.
We have a diverse publishing list covering all genres and age groups from picture books for children to adult coffee table and cookbooks.
We have an extensive licensing publishing program and work with many licensors including Disney, Mattel, and Nickelodeon to name a few.

Job Details:

We have an immediate opening for an exceptional Production Coordinator to work on a diverse range of co-edition projects with our partners throughout Latin and South America.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Handling a portfolio of titles from confirmation of order to collection from the printer
• Work with the Managing Editor to prepare production schedules for each project, plus prepare production reports monitoring project status and conformance with schedules and budgets
• Work with our many co-edition partners to ensure timely delivery of files, and approvals through the publication of titles
• Take initiative in the course of each project to problem-solve, trouble-shoot, demonstrate consistent follow-through and meet deadlines.
• Liaising with repro houses and printers to confirm schedules and manage critical path up until printing
• Managing repro / plant costs
• * Update internal systems with key critical dates and information for each project

Job Requirements:

* College Degree
* Extensive experience within the book publishing industry
* Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese advantageous but not required
* Strong attention to detail as well as the ability to manage one’s time and simultaneously manage multiple projects to completion
* Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
* Team player
* Skilled in Adobe In-design. With working knowledge of Quark, Photoshop and Illustrator a plus

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan including: Paid Health insurance, Dental, matching 401K, life insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation per annum, paid sick days, paid holidays, Flex spending for health/childcare

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