Assistant Production Coordinator

Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs

About the Role

We are seeking a candidate to work with our current audiobook production team as a Production Coordinator.

Our dream candidate is extremely well organised with a reputation for getting things done. This is a highly administrative role that requires a person with exceptional communication and organisational skills. You will be coordinating all the moving parts for Bolinda’s audiobook publishing and production program. You will play a key role in ensuring that that all our audiobook productions go to plan and are delivered on time with excellence.

You will be responsible for:

  • Chasing final manuscripts
  • Chasing recordings sourced from other publishers
  • Providing estimate running times
  • Studio scheduling
  • Narrator and author liaison
  • Data entry into our systems for metadata
  • Supplying metadata to our partners
  • Administration of narrator agreements
  • Invoice processing for all titles

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Superior administration and coordination skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan effectively and manage changing priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • An approach to work with a sense of urgency
  • Superior computer skills including a solid knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and the ability to adapt to new software quickly
  • Strong organisational, communication and administration skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a small production team
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously and from home during Covid-19
  • A passion for books in all formats, reading and publishing
  • Basic to intermediate competency with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop suites (training is available on the job for these programs but experience will be highly regarded)

About Bolinda

Bolinda has revolutionised the way people access and consume books. As the world’s number 1 audiobook publisher and a leader in digital media, they combine a global reputation for excellence built over 20 years in audiobook publishing with the energy of their five-year-old digital start-up.

Through their digital download solution, BorrowBox – your library in one app – Bolinda is the leading digital library provider in the world. BorrowBox, which enables members of public libraries, schools and universities to download and borrow eContent, is the fastest growing digital library platform in Australia and the UK. Bolinda has offices in Melbourne, the UK and New Zealand, doing business globally to provide great opportunities for exceptional people.

Everything about Bolinda is cutting-edge, from their digital products and infrastructure to their business processes and training. They do things differently from most businesses and pride themselves on being one of the most innovative and progressive companies in Australia.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to join this market-leading firm and set the tone for your future success.


If you think you’d be a great fit for this role, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter, letting us know why you stand out from the pack and what you can bring to Bolinda and this role. Applications without a cover letter will be discarded.

To apply via Seek click here.