Senior Print Project Manager

Careers at Bloomberg

Dayton

Posted Jan 22, 2018 - Requisition No. 64613

Our team:

BINK, Bloomberg LP's global in-house print operation, offers offset, digital, wide-format printing and fulfillment services. With a staff of 32 and print facilities located in New Jersey, London and Hong Kong, the operation serves over 16,000 customers in 192 global offices, producing over 47,000 print requests in one year. We liaise with other business departments to produce print materials. On a regular basis the team reviews and resolves the best print and finishing processes; they anticipate and lead production challenges and communicate challenges to customers.

The role:

Are you a creative individual who is passionate in organizing a multitude of print projects, enjoys working with others and is accomplished at anticipating and leading production challenges? Do you have strong knowledge of pre-press and post-production processes and digital, offset, and wide format equipment capabilities and substrates?

We are seeking a Print Manager to work within our in-house print team. You'll act as a liaison between our customers and operations - fielding production questions and solving minor production disputes. You'll have frequent contact with customers to obtain, provide or clarify information concerning quality, scheduling or delivery. You'll also be responsible for communicating with designers, art directors, and marketing managers about print projects while meeting department goals. There may be some cases where you will also run production scheduling and control.

Your phenomenal interpersonal skills, are able to make effective decisions, and you positively influence people. You should have a predisposition for all print production processes, specialty finishing techniques, and print substrates.

We'll trust you to:

  • Lead by example in advocating the importance of platinum customer service to our internal clients, and guide the team accordingly
  • Coordinate project schedules with prepress, print team, and shipping team
  • Foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration
  • Provide working specifications for jobs outsourced to commercial and/or in-house printers
  • Examine specifications, including layouts and calculates production costs
  • Strengthen existing partnerships and build new ones with partners to and from other departments to contribute to the business
  • Multi-task, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • Understand digital, offset, and wide format equipment capabilities
  • Display confidence, emotional intelligence and decisiveness
  • Negotiate, organize, schedule, and budget for numerous of projects
  • Evaluate, troubleshoot and make decisions to tackle customer inquiries

You’ll need to have:

  • 7+ years of relevant print project management experience, most preferably in producing and managing digital, offset, and wide format print projects
  • Project management skills, including scheduling, milestone tracking verification, project status reporting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tenacious and creative problem solving skills
  • Relationship Management Skills to liaise with our teams
  • Extraordinary customer service skills and ability to develop and maintain solid client relationships
  • Print project management software experience
  • Knowledge of FSC procedures and audits

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

In the meantime learn more about our department here: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/blog/exactly-supply-chain/

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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