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Print Production Manager

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Apr 05, 2019

NYC

Freelance

Agent: Ramon L.

Job #: 146153

Job Description

Our educational publishing client is looking for a freelance Print Production Manager to start in their NYC office right away.

This is a long term freelance 6+ months opportunity. 

K-12 educational publishing experience is a must have for this role.


The most important traits for this position will be organizational and communication skills, with the ability to track numerous components at various stages of development, across internal and external teams.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all aspects of production from manuscript to press-ready files, as assigned by the Director of Production, in concert with all stakeholders, ensuring adherence to schedule and budget
  • Resolve or escalate queries throughout the production process, in consultation with the Director of Production, Art Directors, and Editorial staff
  • Create, revise, and maintain production schedules, as assigned, for weekly production status meeting
  • Traffic files between departments and outside vendors using WoodWing’s Enterprise database publishing system
  • Assist with the processing of production-related invoices and vendor contracts
  • Maintain digital archives of completed products

 

Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of principles of print production
  • 8+ years relevant work experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, balancing the needs of multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Mac OS, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and the Microsoft Office suite of apps.
  • Familiarity with WoodWing Enterprise or K4 publishing systems a plus

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