These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs

Production Manager

0 people like this description

Beauty & Body Care Company is seeking a Production Manager for a freelance (Maternity Leave) role. This role would sit on-site with a creative team of less than 10 people and report to the Creative Director. The primary responsibilities include day-to-day management of collateral/promotional and marketing projects.

Additional Responsibilities Include:
• Receive job starts and keep up to date job list; circulate to all departments on a weekly basis.
• Ensure job start has necessary details, conduct follow up as needed.
• Negotiate project expectations and schedules as needed.
• Create printing specifications for print projects.
• Deliver accurate quotes to management for analysis.
• Review proofs.
• Attend press checks as needed.
• Coordinate printing sign kits and posters for Canada.
• Maintain day-to-day vendor contact/relations--Research and recommend new vendors.
• Write purchase orders and set-up all collateral items on AS400.
• Fulfill image requests & Maintain image library.

Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
• 5 to 8 years of experience in print production, with knowledge of digital file preparation, the ability to accurately review vendor proofs, and the ability to see potential problems in print production.
• Knowledge of offset printing papers and other materials.
• Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of staff both inside and outside the organization.
• Demonstrated time management, prioritizing and organizational skills.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities.

Nice to Have’s:
• Proficiency in graphic design software applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, a page layout program such as Quark or InDesign, and Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Interested candidates please respond with portfolios showcasing relevant samples and experience. Thanks!

These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs