Metadata Specialist - Chronicle Books

Scott Haney

Metadata Specialist - Chronicle Books

Chronicle Books currently seeks a Metadata Specialist to join our Operations/Inventory team. This role is responsible for reviewing and maintaining title metadata across Chronicle Books’ various software applications.  The Specialist will ensure title metadata is consistent with a focus on one database source feeding all other software applications for every key title data element.


In this role, you will work with distribution partners and clients, handling metadata issues and coordinating file uploads. You will also review titles for contractual restrictions and missing data as well as ensuring consistency in titles and naming conventions. Confirmation of database accuracy, monitoring of import tagging and reviewing titles for approved conversion will also be central to this job.


We seek a personable, detail-focused, Excel expert with 1-2 years in an equivalent role with prior database and data process management experience. Someone with basic knowledge of HTML is preferred and prior book/digital publishing experience is ideal. This position provides quality control for a large number of titles and the person in this role must demonstrate the ability to identify data inconsistencies and find solutions to address them. In addition, we need someone who is an effective communicator at all levels of the organization. If you are both diligent in database management and have a love of process coordination, you could be the next member of our team!


Please submit a cover letter and resume via email, noting “Metadata Specialist” in the subject line, to [login to unmask email]. Chronicle Books in an Equal Opportunity Employer.