• Senior Production Associate- Journals

    Wolters KluwerSaint Paul, MN 55145

    Job #1739804306

  • Operates printing equipment to produce quality single or multi-color documents and ensures output meets particular job specifications and is consistent with the needs of the organization. Performs minor repairs and equipment adjustments and alerts supervisor for more complex repairs. Able to setup, inspect and make adjustments as needed. Works on more complex assignments.

    The Senior Production Associate-Journals is responsible for managing the quality of the print and online content, which includes copyediting and composition. They are the main point of contact for internal and external customers, provide feedback to vendors, manage the schedule from submission to print and online deliveries, and monitor page usage and other journal metrics.

    Essential Duties and responsibilities

    • Manages and coordinates the preparation and tracking of all journal content for successful and timely distribution to print and online publication.

    • Manages the editing and proof process, including copyediting, as necessary. Also responsible for the quality of all content deliverables, managing the posting of article prepub, data supplements and online journal and supplemental digital content.

    • Primary day-to-day communication with authors and editorial offices. Responsible for strict adherence to schedules.

    • Manage and monitor production schedules, including advertising deadlines.

    • Communicate status of content at all stages through delivery of content to print, posting of publish ahead of print content online, and posting final content to electronic journal platform.

    • Confirm that all material (manuscript and art) is complete, accurate, and meets our quality expectations.

    • Manage the editing and coding of manuscript, including managing the proof correction process.

    • Interact with and manage internal and external customers (publishers, editors, authors, societies) and vendors. Primary liaison with editor and editorial offices. Primary contact with the author for journals edited in-house.

    • Resolve issues quickly and keep production process moving.Maintain and monitor additions to standard template designs for existing or new journal and product designs.Also, ensure that all changes or additions adhere to the Content Organization guidelines and keep production process moving.

    • Identify the need for face-to-face customer meetings including the planning and participation in the meetings.

    • Manage the coding/posting of data supplements and static pages to journal web sites

    • Monitor page budgets, alterations and other production costs, and additional cost-saving initiatives.

    • Coordinates preflighting of ads and provides feedback to advertisers for file correction.

    • Responsible for performing quality review of print issues.

    • Responsible for tracking receipt of and managing processing and quality of ads.

    • Manage advertising placement instructions; clarify contradictory orders.

    • Organize insertion orders.

    Other Duties

    Participates in training and rollout of new initiatives and procedures.

    Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Job Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent experience; English, Production Design, or journalism preferred.

    Experience:

    • 3+ years previous experience in production, editing, and multi-media publishing, including online, podcasts, and video

    • Working knowledge of production support for content delivery on digital platforms

    • Strong organizational, communication, and follow-up skills

    • Experience with managing vendor/freelance work

    -Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook scheduling skills

    Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications: NA

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.