Project Coordinator

  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Full-time

Company Description

Taylor & Francis (T&F) Group, is a Boca Raton, Florida based international publishing company in print and electronic media.  T&F has over 600 employees located across the United States,  T&F offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/DFWP.

 

Interested candidates may apply to jobs@taylorandfrancis.com.

Job Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

The Project Coordinator is responsible for the schedule maintenance, author contact, Editorial/Production communication, and transmittal of manuscripts assigned to them by departmental supervisor.

 

DUTIES:

 

  • Contact authors/editors of assigned projects within 2 weeks of receiving assignment.
  • Act as sole contact for authors/editors of assigned projects, sending them the necessary paperwork, keeping them on schedule, and answering any production/permission questions they have prior to transmittal.
  • Get in contact with contributors of edited works, sending them the necessary paperwork, keeping them informed of deadlines, and answering any production/permission questions they have prior to submitting their article(s).
  • Monitor the schedules of incoming projects and alert Supervisor and Contact Editor to any foreseeable problems or possible slippage in dates.
  • Obtain sample pages for each incoming project, and after being reviewed by Supervisor and Prepress, inform author of comments and discuss any issues that may have arisen from review.
  • Transmit projects assigned to them by the Supervisor or Manager in the timeframes given to them (no more than 2 days for Camera Ready books and no more than 3-7 days for disk books).
  • Once book is transmitted, act as liaison between Production and Editorial for assigned projects, keeping everyone informed of author issues, title changes, etc.
  • Responsible for meeting departmental transmittal goal of 6-8 books a month.
  • Maintain and close permission files for transmitted books.

 

EDUCATION:

 

  • High school diploma necessary and college preferred, but not required.

 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

Qualifications

*  Strong computer skills.

*  Strong written and verbal communication skills.

*  Proven ability to work with minimal direct supervisor.

*  Proven ability to multi-task and balance multiple projects and responsibilities at once.

*  Strong sense or urgency and the ability to prioritize.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.