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Project Coordinator I


Our publishing company, Paper Raven Books, is looking for a Project Coordinator who enjoys interacting with people of all personalities, beliefs, and backgrounds, enjoys accomplishing the "backend business" tasks that make a company run successfully, and is eager to learn more about the modern publishing industry.

This is a growth position. To start, a Project Coordinator will commit to 20 hours per week with the ability to grow into 30 to 40 hours a week. We require that you're available to work during the business hours of 9 am to 5 pm in any US time zone, Monday to Friday.

This is a contract position. You'll track your hours worked each day, and for 20 hours of work per week, we will pay you $1,200 monthly via ACH by the 5th day of each month. If you're consistently working 20 hours a week and have the capacity, we'll talk about increasing your hours, monthly base rate, and responsibility.

You'll need a laptop or desktop and reliable access to the Internet.

    In this role, you will:

· Assist the Project Management Team in initial project setups

· Perform daily M-F check-ins on projects to answer client questions and provide support

· Assist with scheduling and set-up of Zoom calls

· Manage file uploads and accounts set up for author publication

· Assist with onboarding of new team members

· Update project templates and process documents as needed

· Complete email sorting and responses as needed

   You know you might be a good fit for this position if you…

· Love to learn. Maybe you don't know everything about publishing or project coordination right now, but you're eager to learn more. We will train you as best we can on ALL of our systems, and you might find yourself figuring a few things out on your own, here and there.

· Manage your own workflow. We are a dispersed team. There is no office. We work from home or wherever, as long as we keep up with our tasks.

· Consistently meet deadlines. We work with authors who are launching books. There are real deadlines, and it'll be up to you to hit your deadlines. If you miss deadlines, we will part ways, immediately.

· Can be kind even when irritated. The truth is that we are serving clients during a stressful time in their lives-launching a book! Even when a client gets snippy, we are always kind in our conversations with them and with each other.

· Respond well to feedback. We're super encouraging, but if we need you to adjust the style or tone or work process, just know that it's not personal, it's just about finding the right support for our clients and our team.

· Have a good sense of humor. We love sending gifs in Slack and cracking up at writers' memes on Facebook. We want that lightheartedness to come through in all of our communication and content, too.

· Want to grow with a team. When we find someone who works well with our team, we want to bring you in deeper for more projects and a variety of projects. We want to learn your strengths and interests and help your full potential to emerge in all of the work you do.

    What is working with the Paper Raven Books Team like?

For a little more information about our team:

· We are a small, distributed team, which means that we are all working remotely across time zones, communicating through Slack, Zoom, and a web app called Basecamp.

· We have 18 core team members who are engaged in all projects and a pool of consistent freelancers, who all work together consistently on multiple projects. We cultivate a high-trust, casual team workflow.

· We do our best to provide clear requests for each other on what we need for a given project and by when, and then we go our separate ways to get the work done. No micromanaging or unnecessary meetings here!

· We love supporting each other in coming up with new ideas, growing in new skill sets, creating streamlined processes, serving our authors at the highest level, and producing incredible books

     How do you apply?

If this sounds like a great break-through opportunity for you:

>>Please click here to fill out an application. <<

We'll review your application and reach out with the next steps.


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