IDB2786 - Publishing Associate

Business Unit: IRTI
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Knowledge Horizons
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 03-Apr-2022

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES::

Publications Support:

  • Receive and process requests for new publications.
  • Typeset and standardize manuscripts of the Institute’s publications and assist in setting the technical specifications for the printing/publishing to match IsDB/IRTI standard
  •  Assist in the analysis and evaluation of markets, competing companies, product and digital market requirements.
  • Coordinate the publication function including design revision, and editing, as well as supporting the relationship with authors, publishers, and other service providers to ensure timely delivery and quality of publications.
  • Assist in research and data gathering for publication materials.
  • Keep abreast of the global best practices in terms of quality and standards in the publishing industry and apply the same in the Institute

Publications Distribution:                                                                                                                                                                                           

  •  Assist in classification, indexing and distribution of IRTI publications
  •  Coordinate for the printing and shipment of published materials to the clients.                                                         
  • Assist in marketing and sales of IRTI publications to generate revenues.                                                                                                             
  • Assist in distribution of publications to various IsDB departments and other institutions upon request                                                           
  • Assist in organizing IRTI’s participation in seminars, conferences and related events to represent and showcase IRTI’s publications and other services

Reporting & Communication:                                                                                                                                                                                   

  •  Prepare periodic reports related to IRTI publications for the Management.
  •  Coordinate the settlement of payments to vendors and service providers.                                                                         
  • Communicate with local and regional distributors for supporting marketing and sale of IRTI publications.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATION:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration / Marketing / Information Management / any relevant discipline.
  •  Minimum 2 years of experience in the publishing field, preferably in an academic / research and / or knowledge products industr

Languages:

•English •Mandatory

•Arabic •Mandatory

•French •Preferred