Production & Editorial Assistant

Tullamarine, VIC

About the Opportunity

Bolinda audio is the world’s Number 1 brand for audiobooks, having won numerous awards for producing world-class audio. Bolinda publishes bestselling authors and imprints on audio, and we boast the best young adult and children’s audiobook program in the world. High-profile Australian authors we publish in audio include Pip Williams, Anh Do, Kate Morton, Liane Moriarty and many more.

About the Role

We are seeking a candidate to work with our current production team as a Audiobook Production & Editorial Co-ordinator. The ideal candidate has extreme attention to detail including excellent spelling, grammar, and proofing skills, coupled with a love of design, composition, and brand-application rendering. This role is being offered as an ongoing full-time position. 

This is a highly rewarding role that oversees the production of physical audiobook covers and digital fronts (including the permissions clearance of images) and the overall quality control of our audiobook covers. You will work closely with our audiobook production team while also co-ordinating the work of our offshore cover-design team. Included in their work is the production of audiobook covers as well as digital fronts for both audiobooks and the large print books we distribute. 

The role includes hands-on administration of rights and permissions of Bolinda audiobook cover files, product support task checks, the managing and checking of files supplied, proofreading, metadata writing and editing, team support as required, and execution of these tasks within Bolinda’s system environment. 

Our ideal applicant holds a tertiary qualification in English, Publishing and/or Communications as well as rights permission clearance experience, or production co-ordination across multiple products or projects. 

Additionally, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Superior writing, editing and proofreading skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan effectively and to manage changing priorities in a deadline-driven environment;
  • 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 and an understanding of good visual design;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a small production team;
  • A passion for books in all formats, reading and publishing; and
  • Basic to Intermediate competency with Adobe InDesign & Photoshop suites (on-the-job training available but prior experience highly regarded)

To reward your dedication and hard work, we would like to offer the successful candidate an attractive remuneration package. Bolinda strongly prioritises the personal and professional development of their employees and you would have access to ongoing training and development, with significant room for advancement and growth within the organisation.

About Bolinda

Bolinda has revolutionised the way people access and consume books. As the world’s No.1 audiobook publisher and a leader in digital media, we combine a global reputation for excellence built over 20 years in audiobook publishing with the energy of our five-year-old digital start-up.

Through our 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 NZ, doing business globally to provide great opportunities for exceptional people.

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

Interested?

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.