The Business Manager for Orbis Books provides hands-on oversight of production and business operations for a small religious publisher. Oversees pre-press and bi-annual royalty processes; manages inventory, printing needs, and A/R. This position prepares and monitors annual budget and prepares monthly journal; manages flow of information between Orbis and Maryknoll’s Finance Department; provides various cost analyses; and assists in use of publishing software. Reporting to the Publisher, this position supervises the Production Coordinator and Business Operations Assistant.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Education: BA or BS; MBA preferred
Experience: Minimum 7 years with full range of business management, finance, accounting, preferably with knowledge of publishing and print processes
Skills: Strong communications and technical skills