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Production Editor, Books

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Basic Job Function ~We currently seek a Production Editor (Project Manager) who can work self-sufficiently on complex projects to deliver quality service to book publishing business, offering flexibility and a problem-solving approach to the post-transmittal phase of book and media projects. Includes estimating, scheduling, and manufacturing liaison for book and media projects. Source/commission/supervise freelance copyeditors and proofreaders, (avg. 4 to 6 per book) assign vendors, monitor progress of vendors and authors, check accuracy and quality of final data for press. Keep author informed of progress of project, offer author general guidance on production process, communicate with Editorial, Design, compositors, manufacturers, other production personnel. Work closely with publishing teams on his/her projects, ensure up-to-date, accurate production information in production system, keep Publishing Services Manager accurately informed of status/progress of projects.|Accountabilities ~|Qualifications ~Customer focus, excellent communication skills, excellent grammar and spelling skills, analytical ability, problem-solving ability, mathematic capability. Skilled use of MS Word, working knowledge of MS Excel. College degree or equivalent mix of education and experience.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancetand Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray?s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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