Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) (www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas, such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty and fashion. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S., and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households.
The Job: TRAVEL + LEISURE and DEPARTURES are looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful Associate Production Manager to assist in the print production process for two unique titles. The ideal candidate for this position is a dedicated self-starter, capable of working independently in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. This candidate should be able to juggle multiple tasks at one time and meet all deadlines with a positive and communicative attitude. Job title is commensurate with experience.
You Will: • Assist the Managing Editor and work closely with the operations teams in overseeing the daily production of TRAVEL + LEISURE and DEPARTURES; help remote and local staff prioritize tasks and meet their deadlines • Work with the TRAVEL + LEISURE and DEPARTURES art department and Production Manager to maintain the high quality of prepress color work • Update and manage certain areas of the Lineup • Assist Managing Editor with the management of Closes both editorial and art content • Liaise with Ad team • Attach text • Route proofs • QA files before stories move to next stage • QA files before Final transmission • Manage transmission of story files to printer • Manage and maintain post production files: InDesign, Issue PDF’s • Field Content Requests • Trouble shoot: IT requests, Font Issues, etc.
You Have: • 3 to 5 years of print production experience; digital production experience a plus • Advanced knowledge of Adobe InCopy and InDesign; working knowledge of digital content management systems a plus • A flexible, problem-solving nature and a thirst for learning, with a desire to grow your skillset and contribute to new workflows and efficiencies • An impeccable eye for detail, as well as an eye for color • A collaborative, creative work style and strong communication skills • The ability to multitask and perform meticulous work under tight deadlines • An understanding of the TRAVEL + LEISURE and DEPARTURES brands