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Metadata Coordinator or Metadata Manager

Reference number: SW-013503
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Employer: Quarto
  • Location: London
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About the role

Quarto UK’s Metadata Manager plays a key role in increasing the visibility and discoverability of our books and you will champion the quality, timeliness and effectiveness of bibliographic data.

The main tasks will be: 

  • Managing UK and US metadata data supply chain for UK imprints to business partners worldwide, including Nielsen and other data aggregators, Amazon worldwide, and our physical and digital distributors.
  • Using the business’s internal title management system, ensure that titles are set up correctly, with complete and timely metadata.
  • Reporting on data completeness and timeliness, liaising with colleagues from all parts of the business to improve our data stats.
  • Train any new users on basic bibliographic database functionality to support them doing their part of the data-gathering process.
  • Resolving any data issues with third parties promptly and effectively.

About you

You will be able to show you:   

  • Have a good understanding of the meta and bibliographical data ideally within the publishing industry.
  • Have experience of bibliographic databases and understanding of how data is used by businesses.
  • Have experience of implementing improvements to processes and systems.
  • confident and efficient in communicating across different business areas, with key stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Have excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Have high standards of Excel.
  • Can prioritise projects and tasks effectively.


How to apply

Please send a CV and cover letter to

Date posted: 24/05/2023

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