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Ebook Operations Coordinator

Bloomsbury Publishing


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Bloomsbury Publishing as an Ebook Operations Coordinator and Shape the Future of Digital Publishing


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London, UK - Hybrid

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Hybrid (In-person ~3 day / week)- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Bloomsbury Publishing is at the forefront of the publishing industry, offering a dynamic and innovative environment where digital products are a key focus. As a reputable publisher, Bloomsbury is expanding its digital horizons, particularly in the audiobook space. This growth presents an exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about ebooks and audiobooks to join a company that values quality and accuracy in its online presence.

Role Summary

  • Coordinate the distribution and availability of Bloomsbury's ebooks and audiobooks.
  • Ensure all content is ready in time for publication.
  • Maintain a high-quality online presence for Bloomsbury's digital products.
  • Act as the first point of contact for ebook and audiobook distribution issues.
  • Support and educate teams on digital distribution workflows.

Role Requirements

  • Knowledge of digital vendors, metadata, and platforms like Biblio and Coresource.
  • Ability to work proactively with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills with both external partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in problem-solving and process improvement.
  • Attention to detail and strong knowledge of Excel and Office tools.

Additional information

  • Full-time permanent position.
  • Hybrid working pattern: 2 days in the London office and 3 days home-based (or fully office based if preferred).
  • Eligible for Bloomsbury's Rental Deposit Loan Scheme to support new employees.


  • 25 days holiday plus 3.5 days Christmas company holiday.
  • Two paid Personal Wellness Days and Flexible Fridays.
  • Season Ticket Loan and Sharesave Scheme.
  • AXA Healthcare Plan and in-house doctor services.
  • Eyecare Voucher Scheme.
  • Inclusive company culture with Staff Networks and Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Access to Publishing Events and Resources.

Bloomsbury Publishing is looking for a highly motivated and well-organised new ebook operations coordinator to help look after our digital products from across the whole business. Supporting the Ebook Operations Manager, you will coordinate the distribution and availability of all Bloomsbury ebooks and audiobooks, ensuring that all content is ready in time for frontlist publication and supporting the business in keeping Bloomsbury’s online ebook presence accurate and at a high quality. The role currently focuses on ebook distribution, but is expanding into audiobook distribution and development as this exciting new part of the business grows.

The role Act as the first point of contact for internal departments to problem-solve any issue relating to ebook and audiobook distribution, availability or metadata accuracy on customer websites. Running processes to ensure that key teams throughout Bloomsbury are aware of gaps that would prevent successful frontlist publication of ebooks, and support those teams in making sure those gaps are resolved. Educate and train other teams and colleagues on ebook distribution workflows, requirements and functionality, and provide tools to ensure their processes intersect neatly with digital distribution.

Knowledge, skills and experience An ideal candidate will have: Good working knowledge of digital vendors, metadata, and platforms such as Biblio and Coresource. Be able to act proactively and with limited direct supervision, while at the same time recognising when matters need to be referred to more senior managers. Be able to communicate regularly with external partners and key internal stakeholders. Good problem solver. Able to identify potential for process improvement. Good attention to detail. Strong knowledge of Excel and other Office tools.

Additional information The role is a full-time permanent position. The role is based at our London office 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP on a hybrid working pattern of 2 days office based / 3 days home based (or fully office based if preferred). As a coordinator role, this position is eligible for Bloomsbury’s Rental Deposit Loan Scheme. To assist candidates who want to start and to establish a career in publishing, Bloomsbury offers an interest-free rental deposit to support securing somewhere to live. The rental deposit loan can be up to £3,000 and will be paid back over 2 years.

Benefits Working Pattern hybrid working pattern of: 2 days office based / 3 days home based (or fully office based if preferred). Holidays 25 days holiday 3.5 days Christmas company holiday. Other Benefits Two paid Personal Wellness Days. Flexible Fridays – take Friday afternoon off by working an additional 3 hours and 45 minutes earlier in the week. Season Ticket Loan. Sharesave Scheme. AXA Healthcare Plan (Private Medical Insurance). In-house Doctor. Eyecare Voucher Scheme. Company culture – Employee Voice Meetings, Staff Networks (Bloom (BAME), Accessibility, Mental Health, Pride, and Parents, Guardians and Carers) and 21 Mental Health First Aiders trained across the UK offices, Publishing Events and access to free Publishing Resources.


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