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13 May 2022

Full-Time Digital Platforms and Distribution Executive

Bristol University Press – Posted by bristolunipress Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

The role

Working within the Bristol University Press Publishing Operations Team you will have two inter-related functions: 1) being responsible for ensuring the distribution of all our digital products (books and journals) to customers and vendors via various channels and providing technical support for the systems used for this service; and 2) because of its critical role in this service delivery you will act as the inhouse expert on the functioning and use of our newly developed content delivery platform, BUP Digital, acting as the systems administrator.

What will you be doing?

As the inhouse subject expert you will provide all aspects of technical support for BUP Digital including day to day contact with the external developer, raising bug tickets and enhancement requests, testing, setting up user accounts, supporting production in content loading, editing content and metadata, and supporting the wider business users in the functioning and use of the site.

In addition, you will use other software tools, such as Coresource, to deliver eBooks and metadata to vendors as well as arranging the delivery of content direct to other third-party platforms.

You will therefore act as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert for the various systems and processes involved, as well as guiding on the technical aspects of the content handling, such as XML usage and management of DOIs.

You should apply if

Candidates with either a background in online technologies or with publishing experience in an operational role, such as production, are encouraged to apply, considering their transferable skills from the areas below:

  • Experience of working with XML, ideally with regards to books and journals content.
  • Experience of metadata management, digital asset management and/or digital publishing.
  • Experience of using and managing online platforms.

Additional information

Contract type: Full time, Open ended

Work pattern: Monday – Friday

Grade: H

Salary: £30,497 – £34,304 per annum

School/Unit: Bristol University Press

This advert will close at 23:59 GMT on 9th June 2022

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.

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How to Apply

Apply here via the University of Bristol jobs portal: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details/?jobId=273596&jobTitle=Digital%20Platforms%20and%20Distribution%20Executive

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: digital distribution, digital platform, digital prroduct, Digital Publishing, and publishing. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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