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Content Coordinator Contractor
Ref No.: 16-00443
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/12/2016 to 01/11/2017
Job Description:
Job Title: Content Coordinator

Job Ref #: 16-00443
Location: Newark NJ
The Content Coordinator contractor works as part of a team that accurately creates, enters, and uploads product information elements for all titles entering production at Client Studios. He or she focuses on ensuring completeness, accuracy, and suitability of all Audio Request data, and fosters crisp, clear communication between the Content Services, Business Affairs, Metadata, and Client Studios teams.

Primary responsibilities include:
CONTENT COORDINATION: The Content Coordinator Contractor processes and delivers complete and timely metadata -- the necessary data for the creation of audiobooks -- for all in-house products to Client Studios. He or she proofreads and fact checks data for each audiobook, provides voice recommendations and word count for the Client Studios team, and ensures the completeness and accuracy of data. He or she will follow best practices to ensure consistency of data across the production database. If necessary, he or she will raise questions, resolve issues, and call out irregularities before uploading data to the production database. He or she will typically work on tight, prioritized deadlines.

SUPPORT, COMMUNICATION, AND PROBLEM-SOLVING: The Content Coordinator acts as a communication and support liaison between the Content Services and Business Affairs teams and Client Studios. He or she handles inquiries between teams, troubleshoots, and raises opportunities for improvement. He or she attends a weekly stakeholder meeting and assists with fixes and changes to documentation, processes, and/or tools.
The Content Coordinator contractor also provides general support for the Content Services team, including contract processing, fielding inquiries, and monitoring trouble tickets.
Candidate should be:
An avid consumer of online media, including books (audio and print), blogs, podcasts, and other digital content sources.
A self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills.
A confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills.
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Able to thrive in a high-energy, entrepreneurial environment.
Accomplished manager of projects Requirements:

  • B.A., B.S., or equivalent degree, preferably in the humanities
  • Minimum one year professional proofreading, copy-editing, and fact-checking experience in publishing
  • Minimum one year experience in Web-based publishing environment
  • Familiarity with social media and Web-based research tools (e.g., Google)
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment
  • Fluency in Outlook, Excel, and MS Word
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience using advanced features such as pivot tables and vlookup.
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem solving skills in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrated effective presentation skills
  • Demonstrated focused attention to detail and Highly organized
  • Data-entry awareness and experience