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Production Assistant

Book Buddy Media is seeking an energetic, resourceful Production Assistant to support, organize, and control resources to expedite and improve production processes. This person will provide administrative support to the executive and production teams and throughout the production process from initial concept to delivery.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Communicate with internal teams and assist with project management
  • Ensure consistency and alignment for project launch.
  • Maintain staffing database, updating job assignments, availability, and rates
  • Organize and schedule meetings
  • Liaise with editors, authors and reviewers as needed for publishing operations
  • Providing assistance with editorial assistant tasks, including receiving and documenting manuscript submissions, coordinating editorial vendor relationships and assignments, creating and organizing author contracts, and coordinating comp copy orders for authors and other vendors
  • Assist with marketing and sales activities, to include sending out review copies, managing files, delivering metadata to distributors and reviewers, and developing pitch documents.

About You

You love books. This entry-level position is perfect for you if you have a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or Marketing and are looking to get wide experience and connections in the publishing industry. Successful candidates will have 1-3 years of project management or executive assistant experience with experience in tracking, planning projects, and cross-departmental diplomacy; 1+ years of content development/publishing or related industry experience is a plus. 

You’ll be a great fit on our all-remote team if you are a quick learner, agile, and good-humored. Also, you are kind and awesome (like us!).

Required Skills:

  • Organized; ability to plan ahead and juggle priorities across multiple projects with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Techy; strong IT skills including knowledge of Google Drive, Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Collaborative; strong team player and excellent communicator who enjoys interacting with a range of people
  • Creative; a new-ideas brainstormer and scrappy, you enjoy finding ways to get resourceful in an entrepreneurial environment

To pursue this opportunity, please email info@bookbuddymedia.com with a brief introduction, your resume including relevant experience, and your current and future availability, with “Production Assistant Opportunity” in the subject of your email.

Native French Speaking Project Manager/Audio Editor

Job Description:

This person will manage a small team of French language editors and voice over talent to produce 24 German language audiobooks from now until March, with potential for more work beyond that. They will assist in casting VO talent, troubleshoot audio issues as they arise, manage the recording, editing, cleaning, and proofing of audiobooks (while proofing some themselves as needed/available), and format final audio to client specs. 

Requisites:

Native French speaker, passable English

Experience with audio editing

Interest in/proficiency with grammar, pronunciation, language in general as you will be asked to confirm pronunciations of names/places/historical figures/scientific words, identify typos in text, etc.

A good ear and the ability to focus for several hours a time

Meticulous attention to detail

Ability to work from  home (personal computer, decent headphones, internet connection)

Pluses:

Proficiency with Adobe Audition

Lives in the U.S.

To pursue this opportunity:

Please email info@bookbuddymedia.com with a brief introduction, your resume including relevant experience, and your current and future availability, with “French-Speaking PM/Audio Editor Opportunity” in the subject of your email.

About Us:

For more than 10 years, Book Buddy has been producing audio for a variety of clients from educational publishers, Christian publishers, independent publishers, and large corporate publishers alike. www.bookbuddymedia.com

Native German Speaking Project Manager/Audio Editor

Job Description:

This person will manage a small team of German language editors and voice over talent to produce 24 German language audiobooks from now until March, with potential for more work beyond that. They will assist in casting VO talent, troubleshoot audio issues as they arise, manage the recording, editing, cleaning, and proofing of audiobooks (while proofing some themselves as needed/available), and format final audio to client specs. 

Requisites:

Native German speaker, passable English

Experience with audio editing

Interest in/proficiency with grammar, pronunciation, language in general as you will be asked to confirm pronunciations of names/places/historical figures/scientific words, identify typos in text, etc.

A good ear and the ability to focus for several hours a time

Meticulous attention to detail

Ability to work from  home (personal computer, decent headphones, internet connection)

Pluses:

Proficiency with Adobe Audition

Lives in the U.S.

To pursue this opportunity

Please email info@bookbuddymedia.com with a brief introduction, your resume including relevant experience, and your current and future availability, with “German-Speaking PM/Audio Editor Opportunity” in the subject of your email.

About Us:

For more than 10 years, Book Buddy has been producing audio for a variety of clients from educational publishers, Christian publishers, independent publishers, and large corporate publishers alike. www.bookbuddymedia.com

 
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