Production Associate
McGraw Hill Financial - Washington, DC

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Production Associate - 28030 Description Platts
      is currently seeking a Production Associate to manage the timely and accurate production of newsletters from layout to post-production. The hours for this position are Monday-Friday from 12pm-8pm.

      Responsibilities:
      • Newsletter production and design
      • Layout daily, weekly, bi-weekly and monthly newsletters using Adobe InDesign working closely with editor(s)
      • Create relevant tables, graphics for newsletters using Adobe Illustrator
      • Create printer and email ready files using Adobe Acrobat
      • Assist with updating relevant publication templates
      • Troubleshooting layout problems
      Web and Fulfillment checks
      • Posts relevant electronic files to third-party vendors, distribution outlets and printers
      • Confirms delivery of files with third parties
      • Confirms delivery of files with Fulfillment department
      • Checks Platts websites to confirm upload of relevant files
      • Assures the full contents of each publication is posted in the correct manner
      Ad placement
      • Ensures accurate placement of paid ads
      • Checks ad links with SMS team
      • Ensures accurate placement of house ads
      Documentation

      Keeps "How To" documents up to date on a timely basis

      Other tasks
      • Liaises with editorial, marketing, or sales, to organize and create collateral when necessary
      • Works with Data Management to ensure that newsletter content has proper licensing agreements
      • Layout of non-deadline driven special reports, white papers, methodologies where appropriate

      Qualifications
      Required:

      Education: Graduate in relevant field such as graphic design, communications, journalism, or extensive experience working in publishing industry.

      Software skills: Expert user of desktop publishing and design tools; Adobe InDesign, Abode Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, MS Word, MS Excel. Expert user of inhouse tech: PEN and CKEditor (Training will be given)

      Time management: Manages time efficiently to effectively coordinate multiple tasks in a high-stress journalism atmosphere. Ability to prioritize jobs and requests

      Open personality: must be able to work quickly and effectively in a high-stress newsroom. Must be personable and have an aptitude for working with a variety of people with varying degrees of needs. Requires ability to work in a team environment and handle many conflicting priorities simultaneously. Daily deadline experience a plus.

      Benefits
      Regular full-time employees of The McGraw-Hill Companies routinely receive the following benefits:
      • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Flexible spending accounts with company contribution
      • 401K with company matching, long-term and annual incentives, stock purchase program
      • Many work/life benefits such as low-cost emergency child- and elder-care, parental leave for birth or adoption, flexible work arrangements, volunteer opportunities, employee assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and much more

      Schedule Full-time
      Primary Location US-DC-Washington

      Job Type Production & Design
      Organization Platts
      Corporate Brand Platts

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