Direct accountability and management of production of marketing material and printed deliverables.
Manage courier/postal requirements.
Solicit bid from vendors for printing projects.
Process and track mockups, prototypes or printer proofs with vendors. Gain appropriate internal approvals when necessary.
Process all print and promotional invoices through the finance system and gain appropriate approvals.
Monitors quality of work delivered by vendors to ensure the company’s print standards are being met.
Develops print production cost saving initiatives, improving efficiency while maintaining quality.
Be responsible with improving the client base of print production projects.
Commitment to continuous process improvement initiatives and ability to solve problems creatively.
The candidate must have a passion for print and for achieving international quality, here in Nigeria.
The candidates must know the technicalities and have the attention to detail that is needed to fulfill this roll.
As a print production manager, you will be responsible for the entire process of print management within a leading creative agency, liaising internally and externally with vendors, while managing the flow of information to ensure timely and efficient delivery to clients.
The print production unit will grow into a fully-fledged print management company in its own right, with external clients and revenue, so the candidate must be dynamic and client focused, as their will be a need to win new business.
Strong organizational skills, highly detail orientated, while working in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong people and organizational skills; along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to attend and sign off on high profile press checks when necessary.
Innovative and Proactive
Knowledgeable about color processes and choices, print finishing techniques and paper specifications.
Tact and ability to persuade and negotiate.
Ability to prioritize work, set targets and make decisions.
A First degree, preferably a university or polytechnic degree related to printing management.
Basic understanding of Corel Draw, Adobe Suite and InDesign programs, Microsoft Office Suite, File formats for print and prepress processes.
Prior work experience and knowledge of the advertising industry will also be an advantage.