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Publications Manager
The Grolier Club
New York, NY
Date Posted
The Grolier Club of New York, America’s oldest and largest society of enthusiasts in printing and the graphic arts, is seeking a talented, motivated, enthusiastic, self-directed, and detail-oriented administrative professional to coordinate the Club’s distinguished 130-year-old print publications program, and related digital and online initiatives.


Reporting to the Director, the Publications Manager will

• Oversee the daily operations of a program producing seven to ten titles a year, including checklists, catalogues, monographs, and periodicals
• Lead initiatives in the design and implementation of digital applications pertaining to the Club’s publications and communications, including acting as webmaster for the Club’s website
• Communicate with Grolier Club member curators and others about publications relating to Club exhibitions and other activities, enforcing deadlines and maintaining form and content standards
• Edit for press those publications bearing the Grolier Club imprint
• Act as liaison to contributors, authors and others involved in the editorial process of non-Club publications
• Communicate with the Club’s distributor about inventory and marketing of Grolier Club publications to non-members
• Oversee the Administrative Assistant in fulfilling publications orders from Grolier Club members
• Act as primary staff liaison to the Grolier Club Committee on Publications, assisting the chair of that committee with the preparation of monthly and annual reports, among other duties
• Serve as chief editor of the annual Gazette of the Grolier Club, and the annual Club “Yearbook,” soliciting contributions, evaluating and editing submissions, and overseeing production


• Advanced degree in a relevant area of the humanities, or equivalent experience
• 3-5 years of related print and web editing experience, ideally in an academic or scholarly environment
• Excellent writing and organizational skills
• Proven negotiation and project management skills
• Demonstrated experience using standard computer word processing and design programs, and web editing tools
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently in a time-sensitive environment with multiple and conflicting priorities

A background in bibliography and/or book history is desirable.

Salary from $65,000, depending on experience. Compensation package includes 15 days paid vacation, retirement plan through TIAA/CREF, and comprehensive health/dental care.

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