Resumé – G. Kliewer        Linkedin: gkliewer   


Employment background

 Production Manager

BeeAudio Ltd.   May 2012 – December 2017

Managed production of thousands of audiobooks for nationally known clients. Responsible for assembling a team for each book, setting deadlines, and ensuring those deadlines were met. I supervised hundreds of independent contractors performing narration, proofing, and editing services. I served as first-contact liaison for team members throughout each production cycle, providing guidance and oversight. I helped develop and enforce company policies and protocols. I also managed the online project management environments (BaseCamp, eStudio, Zoho) – creating ‘pages’ for each book, tracking the status of all active books, and nurturing professional communication and camaraderie among colleagues.


Confluence Book Services   November 2007 – 2011

Production service for college textbooks and custom publishing clients. Comprised design management, art development and execution, manuscript preparation, hiring and monitoring subcontractors (copyeditors, proofreaders, photo researchers, indexers), schedule preparation and management, budget preparation and management. Responsible for business administration, marketing, and vendor relations.


White Cloud Press   July 2004 – 2009

Business administration, new title selection, author relations, editorial and production management, contracts and rights negotiations, marketing, website design and maintenance. Supervision of employees and interns.

Editor, University Publications

Southern Oregon University   June 2001–June 2004

Editor of the official publications of the University. Produced more than 300 publications annually, from student handbooks and recruitment brochures to the alumni magazine and the Class Catalog. Additional responsibilities included: supervising student employees, serving as liaison to clients and printers, and editing correspondence for the president and the University Foundation.

Academic background

  • University of California, Santa Cruz

Graduate Certificate in Science Communication

  • University of California, Santa Cruz

B.A. Environmental Studies

  • California State University, Long Beach

B.A. Comparative Literature

  • University of Heidelberg, West Germany

CSU International Program

Recent Community Service

Talent Harvest Festival 2015, 2016 – volunteer coordinator