Employment at ABRAMS
ABRAMS seeks talented individuals with a strong interest in book publishing. Individuals must be able to take initiative, be a team player and have excellent communications skills, both oral and written. Our professional positions range from editorial, graphic design, sales, marketing and publicity to finance and information technology.
for a position at ABRAMS, please forward your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Current openings at Abrams will also be listed on the following web sites: www.mediabistro.com or www.publishersmarketplace.com
ABRAMS is currently seeking to fill the following positions:
ABRAMS seeks an organized, detail oriented publishing production professional to join our Production team. Individual will be responsible for overseeing the production of products both overseas and domestically. S/he must have a solid understanding of book manufacturing processes including the ability to manage a substantial and complex workload of projects while maintaining desired scheduling timelines, costs and quality control. Specific responsibilities include acting as a liaison between editors, designers, printers, manufacturers and shippers to effectively communicate specifications, corrections, changes and concerns that arise throughout the production and manufacturing process on a varied list of titles; monitoring schedules from design transmittal through the shipping of products; monitoring safety testing on all required products; ensuring each project meets social and environmental compliance in adherence to company, client and licensing specific requirements; communicating all issues to prep house, printers and manufacturers.
Qualifications include a bachelor's degree; 3+ years professional work experience in a similar role preferably within the publishing or packaging industry; broad understanding of book manufacturing process; knowledge of overseas manufacturing, printing and shipping processes; knowledge of non-traditional formats and ancillary paper products. Individual must have strong problem-solving skills, proven ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines, and excellent communication skills both oral and written. Computer literate with MAC and MS Office Suite.