GUIDE TO CREATIVE POSITIONS
Print Production Manager
You are the guru of POS/POP/in-store displays and direct-mail pieces.
The creative team relies heavily on you to build the vendor relationships needed to negotiate fair printing prices and reasonable timelines. You also recommend paper choices, materials, and printing options.
Aside from being highly organized with a keen eye for detail, you are great at multi-tasking. Your responsibilities include setting budgets, generating purchase orders, reconciling invoices, and managing vendors. You will also attend press runs for quality control, and must be familiar with postal regulations.
Tools of the Trade: Microsoft Word; Excel; Microsoft Project. Working knowledge of: Illustrator; InDesign; Photoshop; Attention to detail is a must.