Project Coordinator (m/f/d) for the Production Journals

Apply now »

Date: Mar 19, 2024

Location: Heidelberg, DE

Company: Springer Nature Group


About Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 180 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow. Visit and follow @SpringerNature / @SpringerNatureGroup


Role: Project Coordinator (m/f/d)

Location: Heidelberg

Department: Production

Company: Springer Verlag GmbH (Part of Springer Nature)


For our Journal Production department, we are currently looking for a Project Coordinator (m/f/d) to start in May.  

In the Production department, we are responsible for the production of several thousand book and journal projects each year. Furthermore, we continuously strive to optimize and automate our workflows and processes.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Project Coordinator (m/f/d) to join our Journal Production department in a full-time capacity at the earliest opportunity.


Tasks and responsibilities:


  • Ensure timely and high-quality journal publications in accordance with Springer Nature guidelines and production standards.
  • Collaborate closely with various departments within the company, coordinating with colleagues at all levels of the organization to ensure smooth process execution.
  • Manage your own journal projects, taking responsibility for their timely and high-quality implementation.
  • Mentoring & supporting vendor staff, and guide authors & editors as well as publishing colleagues on policies and production standards (copyediting, typesetting, printing)

Job requirements:


  • Ideally, you have training or a degree in media design, media sciences, or publishing.
  • You have experience with print and online publication formats and tools (XML, HTML)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Workspace, Latex and PDF
  • Interest in content & process management and workflow systems and their optimization
  • Enjoy working in a global team in a complex, diverse, and constantly changing environment.
  • Strong organizational skills to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize accordingly.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English.


Your benefits:


  • For all roles in all locations, we offer a competitive, industry-benchmarked salary
  • Fair & flexible working hours with home office option (hybrid working model), full time week – 37 hours in Heidelberg.
  • Workation – possibility to work up to 4 weeks per year from abroad
  • 24 hour access to our learning and development platform LEAP and LinkedIn Learning to help develop your skills
  • Support networks that focus on fostering dialogue around diversity, community building, advice and advocacy



At Springer Nature, we value the diversity of our teams and work to build an inclusive culture, where people are treated fairly and can bring their differences to work and thrive. We empower our colleagues and value their diverse perspectives as we strive to attract, nurture and develop the very best talent. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here

If you have any access needs related to disability, neurodivergence or a chronic condition, please contact us so we can make all necessary accommodation.

For more information about career opportunities in Springer Nature please visit

Apply now »