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Publishing Specialist - Digital

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, IA

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Kendall Hunt Publishing is looking for our next Publishing Specialist - Digital to join our Higher Education team. You will focus on developing and coordinating projects with specialization in our online and digital projects.


What Will You Do?

As products evolve from print to digital, such as eBooks, websites, etc. the Publishing Specialist step in. The Publishing Specialist – Digital will manage and coordinate projects with specialization in web components. The development phase involves consistent communication between the Acquisitions Editor (sales representative), the Publishing Specialist, and the author to ensure the elements of the project are clearly defined before manuscripts arrive and production begins. The Publishing Specialists serve as an active mediator between several departments, establishing deadlines, collaborating with the Graphic Designers on the book cover, and working with the Permissions Editor to make sure all third part permissions are cleared. When the author has finalized the manuscript, an outside vendor is assigned to complete the copyediting, design layout, typesetting, and art placement. The Publishing Specialist and Acquisitions Editor (sales representative) still monitor the project through completion to ensure quality is maintained.


Who Is Kendall Hunt Publishing?

Throughout its history, Kendall Hunt Publishing has grown with an emphasis on its employees, fearlessness in innovation, and a strong grip on its values. Today Kendall Hunt continues to expand by growing its number of educational products, creating new companies and extending its services across the country and beyond. Through diversity and willingness to adapt to the ever-changing publishing industry, Kendall Hunt is a company dedicated to growing with the public to best serve the people of the community.

When you work at Kendall Hunt you immediately notice the collaboration, friendliness, and a sense of purpose amongst our employees. Our customers, students, authors, and other outside contacts are always our top priority. We are constantly uncovering new sales channels for current product lines or finding new products to sell to current customers. Join our team of evolving employees to help us maintain our competitive edge in the industries we serve. 


Who You Are...

  • You understand the importance of a positive customer experience and what your role is in that overall experience
  • You have a desire to work with online and web based books
  • You are proficient or knowledgeable of Internet software, Adobe Professional and other InDesign programs, and Microsoft Office programs
  • You don't mind taking initiative and consider yourself an independent thinker
  • You are a great communicator, people person and problem solver
  • You have inside sales experience and are good at managing multiple opportunities
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in a related field, or two-four years of related experience


Why Us? We Understand It's More Than Just a Job!

Choosing a career path can be one of the most important decision in one's life. Work is part of a person's identity. People need compelling reasons to remain at a job and a company day after day, year after year. As you consider a career change, we understand the benefits an employer offers are just as appealing as the job itself.

Our Companies offers -

  • Job Stability. Kendall Hunt and their family of companies have been around for over 75 years
  • Career Growth. Gain some great experience to promote to higher roles - many of our leadership and upper management staff worked their way up in our family of companies
  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance with Company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability
  • Generous company match on 401(k) plan, as well as profit sharing
  • A generous PTO package at hire, plus paid holidays
  • Scholarship and tuition reimbursement


An Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 779535
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
Clerical/Office Administration
Customer Service
Information Technology/Telecommunications
College Grads
EMSI Skills Adobe InDesign
Copy Editing
Customer Experience
Microsoft Office
Problem Solving
Project Coordination
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Some College

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