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Print Production Supervisor

Company: BridgeTower Media
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrint Production SupervisorJob DescriptionBridgeTower Media is seeking a full-time Print Production Supervisor for the production and creative department, StudioBTM. This is a hybrid office/work-from-home position. The ideal candidate would need to live in the St. Louis, MO area.StudioBTM is an internal, shared-services hub responsible for nearly all creative work produced by BridgeTower properties. We provide various design and production services to editorial, marketing, sales, circulation, and event teams. The Print Production Supervisor is a critical leadership role for the department. This position is crucial in building and maintaining a productive and effective team, ensure our products are produced accurately and with great quality regarding adherence to style and production specifications and provide a valuable service to the local market leadership and other departments. The right candidate will be adept at leading a team and providing creative solutions. They should be detail-oriented and a team player. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. Extensive knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat as well as print and prepress processes are required. This position will report to the Director of Production Services. What skills does the job require?

  • Highly organized, demonstrating attention to detail and effective time management
  • Works well independently in a deadline-sensitive, publishing environment
  • Communicates effectively and responsively with internal and external partners
  • Exercises sound judgment in analysis and making recommendations
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience working in a graphic design or prepress environment
  • 2 or more years managing a production or creative team
    • Intermediate knowledge of or other project management software
    • 2 or more years of relevant experience working in logistics and calendar management
    • Familiar with Adobe Suite software, press & pre-press processes, including web offset and sheet-fed offset formats
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Home internet connection with minimum 50mbps up/10mbps downWhat will you be Responsible for?
      • Leads and mentors team members
      • Interfaces with printers, logistics providers, staffing agencies and other vendors via email and phone
      • Aggregates and maintains the schedules and production details for over 3,000 publications per year
      • Confirms production specs and schedules for new products
      • Conducts and manages routine style updates and product redesigns
      • Assists with new product design concepts as needed
      • Provides occasional art direction
      • Maintains national and international distribution details for publications
      • Maintains production data and performs routine reports and analysis
      • Works closely with department leadership to develop and improve processes
      • Delegates tasks to staff and balances workloads using data analysis
      • Manages both the performance and process of the team Who is BridgeTower Media?BridgeTower Media is one of the country's leading business-to-business media companies with 44 print and digital publications in more than 20 U.S. markets. BridgeTower Media empowers communities with insights and connections to ignite growth in the business, legal, and construction industries. Through a collection of authoritative media properties and publications across the United States, we have deep relationships in the communities we serve, enabling us to provide unparalleled access to industry leaders and expert information.BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.Powered by JazzHRJDrlceRDmW

Keywords: BridgeTower Media, St. Louis , Print Production Supervisor, Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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