Project Manager -Books

  • Thieme Group
  • Noida (India), Dehli
  • Work experience
  • Project Management, Product Management
  • Published: 2023-08-04
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About us

Thieme is an award-winning international medical and scientific publisher with a rich history of 130+ years. Thieme has demonstrated its commitment to the highest standard of quality in the state-of-art content and presentation of all of its products. Thieme is a multinational company with offices in 4 countries, Stuttgart – Germany, New York – the U.S.A., Noida – India, and Rio – Brazil. 

Job Summary:
The Project Manager (PM)-Books will be responsible for overseeing the entire editorial and production process of the books assigned to him/her, from the stage of receiving manuscripts from authors to the stage of the title’s publication.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • He/she must ensure quality and adherence to schedule in manuscript gathering, pre-editing, copyediting, e-flow creation, typesetting, author’s review, revision(s), and sending to print.
  • He/she must coordinate the work of any artwork processing requirements with artists, the Production Editor, and the typesetter.
  • He/she must maintain good relationships and proactively communicate for schedules and review inputs with book Editors and contributing authors, keeping the best interests of the publishing house in mind.
  • He/she must ensure that all inputs provided by authors/ Editors in their reviews are incorporated into the book correctly.
  • He/she will be responsible for coordinating the work on getting the book cover and the back cover content ready.
  • 6. He/she will be responsible for tracking all the work on the book, providing reports pertaining to it to all relevant parties, and maintaining all production records

Required Background & skills:

  • Must be a postgraduate in any discipline from a reputed university, with at least 2-3 years of experience in editorial and production work of book publishing.
  • Must have excellent English language proficiency and understanding of medical book publishing to be able to conduct reviews and quality checks of editorial and production work.
  • Must have good communication skills to be able to manage relationships and share information with stakeholders.
  • Must have good technical knowledge to judge how long the processing step would take, discern any potential problem, suggest solutions, and plan the work accordingly.

We offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Gratuity
  • Mediclaim for the self, spouse, and up to three children
  • Accidental insurance with a sum insured of 15 lakhs
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Five-day working week
  • Performance-based Bonus
  • Paid parental leave