Project Coordinator

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Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Beijing, CN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Production, by incorporating standardized systems and workflows, manages the process of producing content with good and consistent quality metadata in order to support our role as an ePublisher. This allows our global audiences to use our products through a variety of reading devices, both electronic and paper.


We work with vendors that incorporate our workflows, automate processes wherever possible, follow standardized procedures and create our content in full text XML which is the essential foundation for producing materials that can be utilized in the electronic environment.


We are looking for a Project Coordinator (m/f/d) for our Book Production department with following profile:


Purpose of the job:

Ensure timely and high-quality publications within the Springer Research Group framework of policies and production standards


Tasks and responsibilities:

Coordinate and monitor the complete print and online publication process of a designated portfolio throughout all stages -postacquisition,

production, post-publication – in close cooperation with our full-service vendors.


Job requirements:

Experience in production and cooperating with acquisition editors and (mostly offshore/lndian) full-service vendors


Solid understanding of print and online publishing formats & tools (XML, HTML, ePub)


Experience with MS-office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and G-Suite (Google Cloud), LaTeX and PDF


Very good spoken and written command of English


Ability to work effectively in a highly complex, diverse and changing environment


Strong problem solving and organizational skills, i.e. priority orientation


Ability to handle multiple and diverse projects at the same time


Adherence to schedules and quality also when under time pressure


Interest in content & process management and workflow systems and their optimization


Keeping up-to-date with procedural and technical upgrades


Mentoring and supporting vendor staff, and guide authors and editors as well as publishing colleagues on policies and production standards (copyediting, typesetting, printing)


This position can also be expanded to work on journals.



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