On The Prowl For An Awesome Volunteer Book Design Coordinator

Looking for a way to give back and gain experience in publishing?  Behind the Book is now searching for a new Book Design Coordinator to mandate the process of publishing books written and illustrated by our students. Working with program coordinators, book designers, and digital printing vendors, the Book Design Coordinator will prepare the text and art produced by students for publication.

This role is perfect for someone with an interest in publishing. Responsibilities include scanning student art and text, copy editing, and proofreading text and layouts. Must be well organized and detail-oriented with excellent written and verbal communications skills, and a good eye for design.

Familiarity with InDesign is a plus.

Examples of our previous student books include:

Say it loud and proud How War Affects Us All cover 3rd Grade Autobiographies Scary Fables Cover Our Dreams Cover







For a full list, check out our student art gallery here.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Jo Umans at joumans@behindthebook.org .

*This position requires one day a week in the office and some time from home. There will be a small stipend,commensurate with experience. However, publishing experience not required.


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