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Practising Law Institute Publishing Coordinator in New York, New York

Publishing Coordinator

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Practising Law Institute ("PLI") is seeking a Publishing Coordinator for its talented, Manhattan-based team. PLI's array of world-class legal education programs and services continues to grow, as does PLI's client base of prestigious law firms and Fortune 500 companies. It is an exciting time to join our dynamic team! Work in a collaborative environment with a diverse employee community that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (3+ weeks of vacation days and hybrid remote/in-person schedules for most roles!).
PLI serves lawyers and other professionals with innovative programs and publications. With a sterling reputation developed over 80+ years, PLI is a trusted resource for the legal community and known for its dedication to providing pro bono training and resources to ensure access to justice.
Administrative Support:
Administrative support for Publishing department and coordination of publishing tasks that conjoin with Legal Information Services
Support of publishing teams needs in production, Course Handbooks, Treatises and Journals administrative tasks
Sort and distribute incoming mail and correspondence
Prepare outgoing mail, packages and parcels for delivery via FedEx or messenger
Support customer and author book orders and library retention efforts
Departmental Support:
Maintain PLI Press email inbox, responding to or routing emails as required; prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries and redirect to customer service where needed
Provide follow up for customer returns, including by contacting customers and processing replacement orders
Coordinate with authors to obtain chapter agreements and process book orders
Work with Associate Manager to prepare weekly report covering sales, renewals, and returns
Coordinate and process filing of copyright certificates and maintain accurate records of copyrights
Update and maintain an up-to-date printer-quality PDF file of each treatise and answer book published by PLI
Provide editorial support by tracking manuscript submissions and inserting changes into book production schedule
Maintain contact with entire department to ensure smooth workflow and ongoing follow up
Prepare and distribute materials for departmental meetings
Conduct research using paid and web market research services
Maintain departmental attendance calendar
Other duties, as assigned
A. or B.S. undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university is required
At least one (1) year of administrative support experience
Excellent computer skills with knowledge of various software programs, including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
Knowledge of Salesforce desired
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and a good listener with a polished, professional demeanor
Ability to take direction and seek guidance from Executives, Directors and Managers from department
Exercises excellent judgment in a variety of situations
Must be focused, organized, and possess superior attention to detail
Positive, willing attitude; collaborative work style
Willingness to ask questions in order to learn or to confirm understanding
Ability to adapt to changing priorities, if and when they occur, and to multi-task among assignments
Your benefits at PLI
PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to providing an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment. Here are some details of our benefits:
Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families
Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account
Ample paid time off and holidays plus Summer Fridays
Flexible hybrid remote/onsite work schedule
Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning web-based training along with other professional development opportunities
Work-life balance initiatives
One-time $500 Home Office Allowance
Gym/Wellness Allowance of up to $300 each calendar year
About PLI
Practising Law Institute ("PLI") is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.
Chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, PLI was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI's mission is its commitment to the pro bono community.
Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.
Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer. More information about PLI may be found on our website

EEO Statement

PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.