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Deadline: Friday 24th June 2016

Department: Education.

Starting Month: July 2016.

Type of Vacancy: Temporary 3 month contract.

Reporting to: Digital Publishing Manager.

Gill Education Ireland’s leading publisher of educational titles, is seeking a Digital Support Assistant for its demanding education department. The successful candidate will be an organised and self motivated person, with exceptional communication skills who will strive to provide efficient, prompt, and outstanding digital support and customer service for Gill Education’s eBooks, websites and digital resources.

Key responsibilities/tasks: 

• Troubleshoot and drive customer support requests to a satisfactory resolution

• Effectively articulate complex information to a variety of technical and non-technical users

• Think outside of the box and find creative ways to solve customer problems

• Create and maintain customer support documentation

• Provide assistance and support in processing bulk orders of eBooks

• Provide regular status updates to the Digital Publishing Manager and Sales teams

Key competencies/experience:

• Excellent telephone and written communication skills

• A natural ability to provide high level customer service

• The ability to perform well under pressure

• A strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail

• Excellent problem solving & troubleshooting skills

• Flexibility and a drive to learn

• An high level understanding of computer science principles

• A good working knowledge of current desktop & mobile operation systems and devices

• A good working knowledge of Office 2010 and 2013

Experience/Qualifications: 

• Computer science qualifications a distinct advantage

• 1 year customer service/digital support experience a distinct advantage

• Experience with content management systems a distinct advantage

• Experience with helpdesk software experience (Zendesk or similar) desirable

• Experience with publishing technology systems desirable

Apply with CV and covering letter by Friday 24th of June 2016 to Catherine Whelan, Digital Publishing Manager, Gill Education, Hume Avenue, Park West, Dublin 12. e-mail: cwhelan@gill.ie

Deadline: Friday 24th June 2016

Department: Education.

Starting Month: Immediately.

Type of Vacancy: Permanent.

Reporting to: Publishing Manager.

Gill Education Ireland’s leading publisher of educational titles, is seeking a Digital Support Administrator for its demanding education department. The successful candidate will be an organised and self motivated person, with exceptional communication skills who will strive to provide efficient, prompt, and outstanding digital support and customer service for Gill Education’s eBooks, websites and digital resources.

Key responsibilities/tasks:

• Provide level 2 digital support and customer service to external users of all Gill Education digital products.

• Provide level 2 digital support to internal users of all Gill Education digital products.

• Act as main contact point for third-party resellers of Gill Education digital content.

• Keep up to date and knowledgeable about Gill Education print and digital products.

• Liaise with the education Sales team regarding the deployment of digital publications.

• Support the Digital Publishing Manager to report, execute and resolve maintenance support tickets with 3rd party vendors for existing Gill Education digital products.

• Contribute to the concept, design and development of Gill Education digital products during project scope, design and development phases of such projects.

• Keep up to date and knowledgeable on web technologies and development tools used in digital publishing to create eBooks and educational digital resources.

• Carry out platform & browser testing on all new releases and updates to new and existing Gill Education digital products.

• Support the Digital Publishing Manager in providing product training on new and existing digital products to the education sales team.

• Build and maintain knowledge base of common reoccurring support issues for external users.

• Maintain and enhance your technical skills and keep up to date with technology trends that may impact new & existing Gill Education digital products.

Key competencies/experience:

• Excellent telephone and written communication skills

• A natural ability to provide high level customer service

• The ability to perform well under pressure

• A strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail

• Excellent problem solving & troubleshooting skills

• Flexibility and a drive to learn

• An high level understanding of computer science principles

• A good working knowledge of current desktop & mobile operation systems and devices

• A good working knowledge of Office 2010 and 2013

• A keen interest in education technology and print/digital publishing

Experience/Qualifications:

• Computer Science qualification a distinct advantage

• 2 years customer service/digital support experience a distinct advantage

• Experience with content management systems a distinct advantage

• Expereince in providing technical support to schools desierable

• Experience with helpdesk software experience (Zendesk or similar) desierable

• Experience with publishing technology systems desierable

Apply with CV and covering letter by Friday 24th of June 2016 to Catherine Whelan, Digital Publishing Manager, Gill Education, Hume Avenue, Park West, Dublin 12. e-mail: cwhelan@gill.ie

 

Publishing Ireland are once again offering publishers shorter, day packages for as little as €300. FBF is the largest international book fair in the world and the benefits of attending are huge and can really add to your business. Some of our members may not be in a position to attend the full duration of the fair as both travel and time commitments can be beyond the reach for many and PI can help. Publishers may  wish to either attend for 1 day or simply wish to have their catalogues exhibited, which will also be visible at the Irish party. Publishers can avail of a fixed meeting space at the Irish table, message taking, bag-drop service and exhibiting space for catalogues. We will also have a catalogue-only option to showcase publishers who are unable to attend in person this year.

For more information or to book your slot, email us at info@publishingireland.com or give us a call at +353 (01) 6394868

 

Day Package Options: Option 1 Day Package includes:

Interested in attending for just one day? How about organising your meeting/s at our table for up to 4 hours?

  • Meeting table for up to 4 hours (consecutive or non-consecutive)
  • Message-taking service
  • Bag-drop service
  • Shipping and exhibitor space for catalogues (max. 100)
  • Business cards held at the table for you.
  • Exhibitor badge (includes free public transport to and from the fair)
  • Invitation to the end of fair Irish party

 

Cost: €300 (PI members) €350 (non-members).

Book now by contacting info@publishingireland.com

 

Option 2 Hourly Meeting Slots Includes:

Only going to be at FBF for a couple of hours? How about booking one of our shorter slots?

  • Meeting table for 1- hour slot
  • Message-taking service
  • Shipping and exhibitor space for catalogues (max. 100)
  • Business cards held at the table for you
  • Exhibitor badge (includes free public transport to and from the fair)
  • Invitation to the end of fair Irish party

 

Cost €100 (PI members) €150 (non-members)

Book now by contacting info@publishingireland.com    

 

Option 3 Exhibiting Catalogues Includes

  • Shipping and display of catalogues (max. 100)
  • Message-taking service
  • Business cards held at the table for you.
  • Invitation to the end of fair Irish party

 

Cost €75 (PI members) €100 (non members)

Book now by contacting info@publishingireland.com

 

 

Option 4 Catalogue-Only Includes:

Not able to go in person? Why not send your catalogues and business cards for us to display for you?

  • Shipping and display of catalogues (max.100)
  • Business cards held at the table for you

 

Cost €50 (PI members) €75 (non-members)

Book now by contacting info@publishingireland.com

 

 

Department:                 Publishing

Type of Vacancy:         Permanent

Position:                         Senior Editor

Starting Month:           July 2016

 

Deadline: Thursday, 30 June

 

Gill Education, Ireland’s leading publisher of educational and trade titles, is seeking a Senior Editor for its demanding education department. The successful candidate will be an experienced structural copy-editor who will work with authors to improve and craft material to ensure it is of the highest quality for publishing.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Project managing own list of titles.
  • Copyediting, structural/development editing and proofreading.
  • Preparing design-ready Word files using templates.
  • Preparing typesetting, design and cover briefs.
  • Liaising with authors, designers, illustrators and typesetters.
  • Picture research/commissioning artwork.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the quality of content.
  • Copyright clearance.
  • Training and supervisingjunior staff as appropriate.
  • Managingfreelance editors as required.

Key Competencies/Experience

  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to coordinate various elements required to deliver projects.
  • Ability to work across functions effectively.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibilityand conscientiousness.
  • Decision making and initiative.

Experience/Qualifications

  • Third Level Qualification.
  • 2–3 years’ experience as aneditor.
  • Experience editing highly-illustrated textbooks.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word (creating Templates, Macros, etc.), Excel and Outlook.

 

Apply with CV and cover letter by Thursday, 30 June, to Caitriona Clarke, Editorial Manager, Gill Education, Hume Avenue, Park West, Dublin 12.

email: cclarke@gill.ie

Gill has a vacancy in the warehouse.

Job Description and Main Responsibilities

  • Processing of returns to strict deadlines
  • Goods inwards
  • Stock replenishment
  • Assist with the creation of stock locations

The ideal candidate should have

  • Goods inward experience
  • Must hold a valid forklift driving licence
  • Experience in a FMCG warehouse environment
  • Ability to work on their own initiative and capable of meeting daily targets
  • A Knowledge of manual handling, however, full training will be given on  commencement of the role.
  • Knowledge of the publishing business would be helpful

The hours are 08:45 -17:00 – the shift, based at our office here in Park West, Dublin 12. If you are interested in applying for this role, forward your C.V. To Alfie Beahan, abeahan@gill.ie. Closing date for this position is Friday the 24th of June 2016.