Job Openings

Current Openings:

Production Assistant (20-25/hrs week, paid):

The Production Assistant provides administrative support to senior leadership and the team of William Carey Publishing. The Production Assistant must be diligent, thorough, and enjoy working within an entrepreneurial environment that is both mission and results-driven. The ideal individual will be able to see how their to-do list of details is the key to making all the other pieces of our publishing endeavor flow smoothly. The Production Assistant will have strong written and verbal communication skills, administrative and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently, while maintaining a realistic balance among multiple projects with shifting levels of priority.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Data entry and management.
  • Ability to track and utilize data in spreadsheets and other software as appropriate.
  • Register metadata in appropriate databases.
  • Execute conference orders and logistics.
  • Facilitate shipping of books to US Copyright Office and other mailing.
  • Facilitate organization of master collection and book archive in office.
  • Lend specific project support to the Global Perspectives publishing logistics.
  • Conduct research.
  • Work closely with and in support of the Publishing Manager.
  • Perform related and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365: Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat.
  • Proficiency in learning new technologies and software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage deadlines.
  • Must have friendly demeanor and helpful attitude toward customers, internal and external.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree preferred, or Associate’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years administrative experience
  • Technologically savvy
  • Must type 55+ words a minute
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must value the mission and vision of William Carey Publishing.

Submit resume and cover letter to human.resources@frontierventures.org 

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Proofreader (volunteer): 

Mission Frontiers magazine needs volunteer proofreaders to help us with quality checks. Once every two months we need some eagle-eyed reviewers to go through the draft of the entire magazine and make corrections before we go to print. 

Requirements for the job include: 

  • a keen attention to detail
  • an excellent understanding of the rules of English grammar and punctuation
  • a few hours available to volunteer once every two months
  • Adobe Acrobat and the knowledge of how to mark up a PDF with changes, or a willingness to learn

If you are interested, please email advertising@missionfrontiers.org with an indication how often/what times of the year you would be available and how many pages you would likely be able to accurately proofread if given advance notice with a one-week turnaround. 

We will send the Mission Frontiers style guide for your review and a sample article for you to proofread. 

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Graphic Designer (freelance, paid): 

William Carey Publishing is looking for freelance graphic designers with experience in both covers and interiors who would be interested in taking on a longer-term project. Please submit your resume and a link to your portfolio to publishing@wclbooks.com.  

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Copyeditor (freelance, paid): 

William Carey Publishing is looking for freelance copyeditors with expertise in Chicago Manual of Style and with a passion for reading missiological works that come in the form of practical, tactical, narrative, and theoretical resources. Please submit your resume to editor@wclbooks.com.  An editing test as well as samples of your work will be required.