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May 11th, 2013 Posted by Shane


Job Position: Project Coordinator

Name of the Company: Packt Publishing Pvt. Ltd

Job Location: Mumbai

Experience: 0 to 4 yrs

Salary: INR Less Than 50,000 – 2,00,000 P.A

Job Duties:

  • Take ownership of the book timeline, which is agreed between AE and the Author.
  • Liaise with AEs, DEs, Authors, TRs, and TEs to reinforce book timelines by making sure that chapters are delivered and reviewed by their deadlines.
  • Issue author contracts from the standard template based on the outcome of the negotiation between AEs and Authors, and ensure the timely receipt of signed contracts.
  • Manage the reviewing process, including forwarding chapters to Reviewers, chasing up late reviews, and informing the AEs and DEs of received reviews.
  • Be proactive and creative in identifying potential problems with resources and timelines and liaising with the relevant people to take appropriate action to solve these problems. Inform the EM in a timely manner of problems that require his intervention.
  • Ensure Authors are paid on time upon the receipt of invoices.
  • Order Author and reviewer copies.
  • Produce a weekly report for team, explaining planned versus actual and identifying problems and required action.
  • Work with the PTL and EM to develop the PC role to help improve the editorial process.
  • As a future development of the role, the PC may be asked to conduct contract negotiations with Authors, in liaison with the AEs. Editors would agree an overall budget for a book in terms of advances and royalties, and the PC would negotiate with the authors to secure the most mutually acceptable sharing.

Skills Required:

  1. Excellent communication skills. Good command of written English, and ability to influence contacts through the written word.
  2. Team worker, open and proactive communication with colleagues.
  3. Highly organised. Ability to plan, manage, and complete projects to time.
  4. Multi-tasking, having the ability to coordinate and manage several projects simultaneously
  5. Basic IT skills of using the internet, email, word processing, and spreadsheets.
  6. Willingness to continually learn and to improve the way we do things.

Qualification: Graduate/PG

Details of the Company:
Packt is a fast growing international IT book publishing company based in Birmingham, UK and Mumbai, India. We are at the cutting edge of innovation in publishing with a unique strategy of publishing highly focused books on new and ground breaking technologies.

Contact Number: 022-32260304

Apply: Email your cv to saumyag@packtpub.com

Contact Person: Saumya Gupta


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