MAJOR DUTIES: Assists the curriculum publishing staff in the daily operation of the unit, contributing primarily to the production of Childrens and VBS curricula created at UMPH under the Abingdon Press and Cokesbury brands. Responsible for processing payments and tracking expenses within the assigned operating budgets. Prepares, tracks, and processes contracts for writers, artists, and consultants, including data entry. Processes payments for consultants and writers. Makes copies of all relevant documents for product master folders. Makes arrangements for writers conferences and other special events. Prepares travel expense documents, validates and initiates payment of travel expenses, and maintains travel expense files. Makes arrangements for staff travel. Composes, processes, and files correspondence, memoranda, reports, accountabilities, invoices, and disbursement vouchers. Coordinates and schedules meetings. Prepares and processes mailings, orders and organizes office supplies. Handles telephone and e-mail inquiries.
REQUIREMENTS: A high school diploma or equivalent, and at least two (2) years of high-paced clerical/office experience. Completion of related college coursework and other related training is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and document management skills. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple assignments and priorities. Excellent numerical and clerical skills. Excellent personal computer skills, including intermediate proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software (MS Office preferred). Ability to type 50 words per minute accurately. Ability to follow detailed processes and procedures.
Please email cover letter, resume, and/or any other supporting documentation to Employment@umpublishing.org or fax to (615) 749-6704. Please include a minimum salary expectation with your submission. Please indicate that you saw this posting on craigslist.
UMPH Employment Office
201 Eighth Avenue South
P.O. Box 801
Nashville, TN 37202
The United Methodist Publishing House (Abingdon Press, Cokesbury) is a publisher, wholesaler, retailer, and distributor of ecumenical Christian resources for the church and for the broader community of faith.
Location: Nashville, TN