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Monday, October 29, 2012

F/T - Content Coordinator/Health Sciences - Reed Elsevier (Phil, PA)

Content Coordinator, Health Sciences
Job Description 
Content Coordinator-HEA000YA
Health Sciences : USA-PA-Philadelphia 
Job Purpose:
To support Content Strategy Director and individual Content Strategists in all activities surrounding the definition, acquisition, creation, updating, development, and deployment of content in all media
Key Result Areas
Main Activities and Responsibilities
Database Management
  • Set-up and maintain product records in PPM database
  • Upload documents to electronic warehouse
  • Prepare reports using Microsoft Excel
Administrative/Special Projects
  • Prepare and track Contract requests for authors, contributors, freelancers, subject matter experts (SMEs) and others as needed
  • Create and maintain project files
  • Prepare and send correspondence
  • Implement email communications with authors for e-product launches such as ClinicalKey
  • Coordinate and convey information to and from outside editors, authors, suppliers, and internal Elsevier staff
  • Maintain logs used to track various processes and milestones throughout product lifecycle
  • Follow through on all post-publication contract provisions including mailing of advance, reprint, translation, and gratis copies to authors, editors, contributors, etc. as necessary
  • Attend department meetings, birthday review meetings, and other meetings; record Minutes/Action Items
Accounts Payable
  • Process author Grant and Advance payments
  • Set up new vendors / authors in Accounts Payable system
  • Prepare payment requests as needed for all invoices
Travel / Planning Meetings
  • Plan and coordinate offsite meetings—author visits, planning meetings, focus groups, etc.
Content Development
  • Participate in planning and implementation of content updates as directed
  • Request/manage permission requests and e-rights tracking
  • Compile contributor affiliations
  • Process and log manuscripts and illustrations using Electronic Manuscript Submission System (EMSS)
  • Process reprint corrections according to established procedures
  • Meet with Content Strategists to determine need for electronic ancillaries, test banks, or other additional content on a project basis
  • Develop ancillary products and test banks and ensure publication at same time as parent title
  • Work closely with content development teams, Production, e-Production, and Design  throughout development process

Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on MD Consult to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Key Competencies:

PMDS Competencies:

Takes initiative; creative problem solver; attentive to detail; displays collaboration and teamwork.  Able to work independently without close supervision. Able to take “ownership” of projects throughout the publishing process.  Displays integrity and honesty.

General Knowledge and Technical Skills:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Experience in managing authors. Familiar with internet research, social media networks, and electronic devices (iPad, Kindle, Nook, SMART Phones).

Required Education and Experience:

BA/BS degree in English, science, or related area preferred; 2 or more years of experience in publishing or related field.  Strong customer service and problem-solving experience desired. 

Job Posting Oct 24, 2012, 10:42:25 AM
Closing Date Ongoing
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