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Administrative and Publishing Assistant: Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC

Greystone Books, a leading trade book publisher of nonfiction books for adults and picture books and middle-grade nonfiction for young readers, is seeking an Administrative and Publishing Assistant. This is a temporary 12-week position or an internship.

This role supports Greystone’s administrative functions across multiple departments, including general office administration. This position requires excellent time-management, prioritizing, and customer service skills. It is a full-time position, based out of the Vancouver office, reporting to the Publisher.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Office administration including answering the main phone line, greeting visitors, andnresponding to mail queries.
  • Stocking office and kitchen supplies, maintaining a tidy office.
  • Handling all mail and couriers
  • Other office support under the direction of the Operations Manager
  • Maintaining various databases and docs
  • Supporting all departments administratively as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A love for books
  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, and Word
  • Superior organization, communication, and prioritizing skills
  • Knowledge of basic HTML
  • Able to work independently as part of a team

About Us:

Greystone Books is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The compensation for this position is BC minimum wage. The start date is on or around May 20th and the duration is 12 weeks.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to by end of day May 13th.

We thank all applicants; however, we will only respond to those selected for an interview.

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