The primary responsibility of this position is to fulfill many and varied support functions for the SVP/Publisher, Marketing VP, and publishing team. Zondervan is a leading competitor in book publishing and the Senior Administrative Assistant must support our team with editorial and verbal excellence, creativity in problem solving, and perseverance to help us reach our goals. This position is one that is in the center of the entire department and helps the SVP/Publisher execute team leadership and departmental success.
Submit author, agent, and illustrator contract payments or WFH payments as directed by editorial and creative team members; submit invoices for payment.
Prepare and maintain Global BI
Facilitate conference calls between Kidz team members and agents, authors and illustrators as needed
Receive and place comp orders for staff and manage Kidz editorial comp accounts
Prepare and submit monthly Kidz Acquisition reports to supervisors with help of the Pub Ops staff
Maintain Kidz department spreadsheets and monitor shared-drive folders
Pull Kidz financial and publishing pipeline reports, distributing to SVP/Publisher and VP of Marketing
Mail author, agent, and illustrator copies of first-off printed books as well as contracted copies.
Work Experience: 5-7 years of administrative support required. Must have experience directly supporting a Director and/or VP level member of management.
Education: B.A. or equivalent work experience
Industry Knowledge: Familiar with the publishing industry and, specifically, Christian publishing is a plus.
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer