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Thursday, January 31, 2013

F/T - Content Coordination Specialist - Audible (NJ)

Content Coordination Specialist
New Jersey

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Amazon’s Titles and Levels do not correspond to Audible’s Titles and Levels. When contacting, please include your resume and a 3-4 paragraph cover letter on why you are intrigued by this opportunity and why you think your background and talents conform to the challenge. Only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Primary Responsibilities include:

-Traffic Management of Incoming Products: The Content Coordination Specialist supports the production queue. This consists of 1) Gathering all elements needed to produce a product from publishers, 2) Prioritizing products in the production workflow based on input from the Content, Marketing, and Merchandising teams and providers, and 3) Tracking titles to make sure they get through the production queue on time. This requires daily review, maintenance, and communication. The Content Coordination Specialist troubleshoots issues with the Audio Team and providers to ensure timely delivery.

-Publisher Relationship Management: The Content Coordination Specialist is a primary contact with providers for metadata and digital assets (audio and images). The Content Coordination Specialist communicates and synchronizes with all publishers regarding issues such as incoming content, requesting titles, publication dates, and coordinating the receipt of promotional material. The content coordinator also initiates and advocates publisher metadata change requests to pricing, text, distribution rights, and other product attributes.

-iTunes Relationship Support: The Content Coordination Specialist works closely with the Audible iTunes team and the Audio teams to process, deliver, and correct products at iTunes. This parallels Audible’s production queue and requires daily review, maintenance, and communication.

-Interdepartmental Content Liaison: The Content Coordination Specialist synchronizes day-to-day product business needs between the Audible Metadata, Audio Production, Audio Creation, and iTunes business owners. The Content Coordinator keeps everyone informed regarding key issues and anticipates and troubleshoots conflicts.

-Indexing/Copyediting: The Content Coordination Specialist provides indexing and copyediting support/coverage as needed.
Basic Qualifications
Candidate should be:
  • An avid consumer of media, including books, periodicals or public radio.
  • 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.

  • B.S. or equivalent degree preferably in the humanities
  • Fluency in Outlook, Excel and MS Word
  • 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
  • Highly organized
  • Seasoned copyediting skills and experience, preferably in a Publishing environment
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment
  • Some familiarity with database concepts
  • Some data entry experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Copy editing experience in a web-based Publishing environment