Title
Editorial, Design, & Production Manager
Employer
Georgetown University Press
Location
Washington, DC
Date Posted
02/19/2014
Description
This search has been reopened. Georgetown University Press (GUP) seeks a creative and motivated Editorial, Design, and Production (EDP) manager to oversee the editorial and design and production processes of books and journals in a variety of print and digital formats. Located in the heart of Georgetown in Washington, DC, GUP publishes 40 new titles annually and several journals in five subject areas: bioethics, international affairs, languages & linguistics, political science, and religion & ethics.

Responsibilities:
• Manage department that consists of an editorial and production coordinator and student intern.
• Select and work closely with editorial freelancers and vendors of print and digital content.
• Oversee editorial and design and production processes to determine schedules and to ensure high-quality and on-time delivery of all products, including trade titles, digital shorts, language-instruction resources, and monographs.
• Direct department finances, including budget preparation, and ensure that expenditures remain within budget.
• Established workflow and internal processes and keep abreast of new technologies to enhance innovation and efficiency.
• Collaborate with Georgetown Languages division on print and multimedia products.
• Serve as an active contributor to interdepartmental publishing committee and press-wide digital strategy group.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of five years’ experience in all areas of scholarly book and journal production, as well as editorial and design management and complex print and multimedia projects.
• Minimum of five years’ supervisory experience with proven track record of hiring, evaluating, motivating, and retaining talented staff.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher.
• Demonstrated ability to create and manage schedules, track multiple projects, and meet budgets.
• Deep knowledge of relevant publishing technologies, including ebook production and XML tagging and applications and content management systems; knowledge of multimedia production desired.
• Excellent verbal, written, communication, and negotiating skills; ability to work collaboratively a must.
• The candidate who accepts the position must be willing to reside in the Washington, DC area.

The EDP manager reports to the director of the press. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, March 4, 2014, and can be completed here: http://www12.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/job_description.cfm?CategoryID=7&RequestNo=20132007

No phone calls, please. Georgetown University Press is an equal opportunity employer; minority and veteran applicants are encouraged to apply.

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