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Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 3:52 AM

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SagaCity Media, Inc. is seeking an experienced, meticulously detail:oriented, individual to fill the role of Production Manager. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of production for a portfolio of magazine titles, including Seattle Met, Seattle Met Bride and Groom, as well as a handful of custom publishing titles. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of print pre:production processes, be comfortable managing priorities on a variety of projects with differing timelines, and be able to build strong lines of communication with multiple internal departments and external vendors.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work closely with multiple departments (editorial, sales, art) to paginate each issue with a fiscally:responsible ratio between editorial and advertising content, while ensuring needs of all parties are met
Track arrival of all advertising materials, and preflight each file to ensure it meets project specifications
Preflight each complete project in accordance with printer standards, create final print:ready PDFs, and submit files to printer
Lay out print advertisements (some templated, some from scratch) with supplied materials, as needed
Maintain schedules of all projects, and promptly communicate changes to internal departments and external vendors
Oversee creation of digital edition of each title
Evaluate and approve production invoices for all assigned titles
Collect print specifications for ancillary projects, and submit RFQs (request for quote) to print vendors to ensure cost:effective print management

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
3:5 years of experience working in a print production environment, ideally with a background in magazine publishing
Expert level knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Acrobat
Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Proven ability to produce flawless print:ready files, and to troubleshoot and correct errors in existing files
Strong organizational, analytical, decision:making, and problem:solving skills required
Must demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and high standards for accuracy
Knowledge of print production principles specific to magazine publishing industry strongly preferred
Should be able to clearly communicate technical information to internal departments and external clients

Send a cover letter and resume to Jeff Adams and Cameron McKinley with Production Manager in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

SagaCity Media Inc. is the parent company of the preeminent lifestyle media brands in Houston, Seattle, Portland, Sarasota, Aspen, Vail, and Park City. In their respective markets, Houstonia, Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, and Sarasota Magazine produce the largest:selling magazines, most:visited local lifestyle websites, and industry:dominating numbers of engaged social media followers. SagaCity also proudly produces web content and publications elsewhere, many of them award:winning, for conventions and visitors bureaus or lodging associations in such markets as Portland, Seattle, Aspen, Washington state, Bellevue, Tacoma, Olympia, Galveston, Asheville and Vancouver.

SagaCity Media, Inc. is an EEO employer. For more information about us, :


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