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Monday, October 26, 2020

F/T - Literary Coordinator/Metadata Specialist, Conner Literary (Remote)

Literary Coordinator / Metadata Specialist

Hybrid publishing/entertainment industry opportunity for detail-oriented data lovers, digital archivists, and/or librarians! Conner Literary is a boutique IP-to-film scouting firm, helping an exciting list of Hollywood producers and studios to identify and secure the screen rights to books, articles, and podcasts with adaptation potential. We’re looking for a literary coordinator / metadata specialist to manage our constantly-growing digital archive of publishing industry information in real time.

If you love books, movies/TV, and database management systems, we’d love to hear from you.

Job title : Literary Coordinator / Metadata Specialist

Reports to: Founder/Principal

Essential Duties:

● Oversee the creation/refinement of our weekly Book Memos—comprehensive documents

reflecting the up-to-date, active deal information from the publishing and book-to-film

marketplaces. These memos are generated in FileMaker and are curated versions of

aggregated data.

● Utilize and monitor customized FileMaker Pro database, inputting data as necessary to

track progress.

● Proofread, edit, research, enhance, and maintain accuracy of metadata.

● Coordinate with our Head of Operations and server host to optimize database operations

as needed.

Knowledge & Skills :

● Experience with FileMaker Pro or similar database management system.

● Fluency in Google Workspace/G-Suite.

● Attention to (and passion for!) detail.

● Strong organizational & time management skills.

● Ability to communicate effectively with all members of our small, close-knit team.

● Proactivity on data-based projects that may help service clients.

● Interest in entertainment, media rights, and the business of publishing!

Position type and expected hours of work : Full time.

Required education and experience : BA required. Previous professional experience that

involves organizing high volumes of data.

Preferred education and experience : MA in Library Science and/or Information Studies

strongly preferred, but not required if the candidate meets all other criteria and is a quick learner.

Salary : Negotiable/DOE.

Location: As a company, we are based in Los Angeles, but this job is currently remote and can

continue to be post-vaccine for the right person.

If interested, please email resume to