Production Editor
Job Details
Scope

This is a full-time position. The purpose of the position is to proofread, copyedit and coordinate the print and layout production of puzzles, columns and games. The goal is to deliver a complete finished product ready for the consumer market.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proofread and copy edit puzzles, columns and games
  • Responsible for the layout and production of puzzles, columns and games
  • Work successfully and in conjunction with clients to deliver fully paginated comic/advice/puzzle pages each week
  • Act as project manager for client redesigns and requests, providing design work and offering creative suggestions as necessary
  • Communicate with creators and syndicates on behalf of the clients
  • Assist manager on various pagination projects as necessary

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work successfully on several projects at a time
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Ability to manage client relationships
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to edit copy with excellence

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, or related field, preferred
  • 1-2 years newspaper industry or print experience preferred
  • Customer service experience highly preferred
  • Familiarity with AP Style
  • Proficient in both PC and Macintosh operating systems
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite including Acrobat, InDesign and Photoshop
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
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