A pioneer in scholarly open access publishing, MDPI has supported academic communities
since 1996. Our mission is to foster open scientific exchange in all forms, across all disciplines. We operate more than 360 diverse, peer-reviewed, open access journals supported by over 35,500 academic editors. We serve scholars from around the world to ensure the latest research is openly and broadly available.
Do you share our passion for spreading the newly acquired knowledge of today’s scientific community and feel motivated to contribute to open access publishing?
To strengthen our team, we are looking for a dynamic and proactive team player to join the MDPI Books team as Administrative Assistant to help with customer queries and book uploads. The position of Administrative Assistant is a 40% role (minimum 16 hours per week spread out over 3 days), paid on an hourly basis. You would be based in our city center office in Basel, Switzerland.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
. Upload newly published books to our printer and relevant databases
. Place external book orders for our customers and internal orders for various departments
. Answer customer and internal inquiries relating to MDPI Books procedures and tools
. Participate in ongoing implementation and maintenance of systems and tools
. Perform other tasks as assigned
. Very good communication skills in English
. Excellent knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
. Ability to multi-task and capability to work in a fast-paced and international business environment
. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your complete application. Please
submit your cover letter and CV. We look forward to welcoming you to our Basel office.
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