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Trade STEM Project Manager

December 12, 2017


Lumina Datamatics ( seeks US-based applicants to support our expanding Trade Publishing team. For our clients we produce a large volume of peer-reviewed STEM monographs by established authors, with assignments ranging broadly in length and complexity.

Successful candidates must have relevant editorial and project management experience specific to monograph book production workflows, and should flag when applying where said expertise includes handling of STEM titles; candidates lacking solid prior monograph PM experience will not be considered. Dependent upon the candidate, roles are available both as freelance PM for individual projects, or lengthier term of project contractual positions assisting with a broader array of titles concurrently.

The PM in a full-service monograph book production workflow serves as central coordinator, quality assurance provider and trafficker of deliverables to various stakeholders. The PM will be responsible for placing full-service projects with resources (copyeditor, proofreader and indexer) and also working with Lumina Datamatics production teams to prepare typeset page proofs. The PM is responsible for reviewing each of these outputs for acceptable quality. The PM shall maintain author- and client-facing role with respect to delivery and receipt of various outputs throughout life span of a project. Client and author escalations route through this central project PM. Further the PM is responsible for proactively managing overall project schedule. Working in concert with Lumina’s expert production teams, the PM shall be supported accordingly to ensure success of the overall effort. This is a telecommuting position.

Interested parties should email with “Trade STEM PM opportunity” in subject line, along with resume highlighting relevant experience and references.