Publishing Coordinator

Standards Australia

Seeking an experienced Publishing Coordinator. 6 month fixed-term salaried position. Immediate start available!

  • 2 minute walk from Wynyard Station!
  • Join a rapidly growing team
  • WFH options available
Who is Standards Australia?

We are an independent not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body. We develop internationally aligned Australian Standards in the national interest and work closely with government, industry, consumer and stakeholder groups.

We are currently going through a period of exciting change and are looking for people to join us on our journey.

We are a team of 170+ employees based in a great Sydney CBD location close to various forms of public transport. We have a collaborative, friendly and professional working environment where we encourage self-growth and career development.

About the role

The role of the Publishing Coordinator is to produce drafts of standards on our current active worklist in a range of formats (eg. pdf, xml, html, Word) at Public Comment and Publication stages; to manage the standards catalogue and coordinate standards-related information and services to Standards Australia’s teams, technical committees and a wider stakeholder audience; and to provide a focal point for the interface between Standards Australia, our distribution partners, and Standards New Zealand.

Key responsibilities
  • Issuing opening and closing dates for publication drafts for Public Comment
  • Check publication drafts are complete, ready for publishing and uploading to the transfer websites for SAI Global, Techstreet and IRIS
  • Issuing the ISBNs at publication stage
  • Preparing the covers of documents at Publication stage
  • Undertaking spot checks to ensure that the Standards and other publications developed by requirements set out in the publishing license agreement prior to hand over to distribution partners
  • Reporting - Checking monthly royalty reports, prepare the Sector Report (monthly)
  • Pricing - add preliminary pricing to new Kanban tickets and download ISO and IEC price data
  • Prepare ISO and IEC SIM data files and SA public website catalogue
  • Check which IEC publications are to be adopted and load to SIM (weekly). Administer committee member access to the standards catalogue, as required
  • Producing and printing letters and certificates for committee members
  • Support the technical work of the Operations team within Publishing Services
  • Experience as a production assistant or technical administration support similar role in the publishing industry
  • Knowledge of digital or electronic publishing
  • Experience in working in an ISO 9001:2000 environment
  • Knowledge of Adobe suite and/or PDF/XML/HTML technology
  • A general understanding of the standards development process would be an advantage
  • Experience in working in an information centre or similar records keeping environment would be of assistance
Working for Standards Australia

Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Respect and Excellence form the basis of all we do. We measure our success not only on the outcomes but on the path we took to get there.  We offer a flexible and positive environment where individual and team efforts are recognised and rewarded.  The company is committed to a workplace which supports equal employment opportunities.

What now?

If this sounds like an environment that will bring out the best in you, please submit your cover letter and resume. Eligible applicants must be a Permanent Resident or have legal rights to work in Australia.

Please note that due to a high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by Standards Australia's Talent Acquisition team. We do not require extra assistance at this time.