Manages the coordination of entire print/production efforts from budgeting to procurement and final distribution. Monitors performance of all traffic activities and recommends changes to procedures in order to maximize resources. Develops and prepares various schedules and reports to recommend alternative action as necessary to meet production dates, standards and budget.
Develop and oversee all production traffic activities.
Manages print distribution for all catalogs, direct mail and retail-related marketing pieces
Manages print production budgets and schedules. Manage budgets and invoicing timely and effectively.
Manages paper procurement, printing, postage and distribution details for all catalogs and other printed materials.
Manage daily vendor activities including preparing estimates, evaluating bids and awarding projects to ensure the highest quality and best overall value and turn-around time.
Manage all communications with internal stakeholders and liaison with external suppliers to gain approvals and meet or exceed expectations for delivery timing, quality and costs.
Develop best practices and continuous improvement to gain production efficiencies across all project phases.
Collaborate closely with Circulation, Creative teams and suppliers to drive costs down through innovative solutions
Manage team to execute necessary steps efficiently, effectively and on time.
Flawless project management and strong negotiation skills. Effective management of multiple, concurrent projects against aggressive timelines without compromising accuracy or quality.
Experience managing teams that are responsible for execution of production schedule components.
Excellent verbal, written, listening and interpersonal skills. Clearly able to communicate project plans, status, issues, risks and requirements to relevant audiences.
Knowledge and network within the Print, Paper and Postage industries.
Print production background with emphasis in retail signage, direct mail and catalog production.
Technical knowledge of print letter shop processes and equipment including presses, digital software and imaging technology. Experience with InDesign and Mac a plus.
Reputation for managing stress appropriately; ability to make sound decisions under stress.
Excellent Excel and budget skills to oversee multi-million dollar budget.
Minimum of 7+ years print production management experience; ideally in a corporate setting.
Management skills to oversee team that carries out related production tasks.
BA in design, management or related field.
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