Hiring a Print Project Manager

We have hired a Publication Project Manager.

Publication Project Manager

We are looking for an experienced project manager who can help manage
the publication of our monthly magazine, the Edmond Outlook. The Edmond
Outlook is a direct-mail magazine that is delivered to 50,000 homes in
Edmond every month. This is an established (since 2005) and profitable
local publication.

Position Description:
Publication Project Manager

Project Manager Job Purpose:
Organize and help prepare our monthly magazine for printing.

Project Manager Job Duties:

  • Manage Editorial Content: We develop approximately 15 articles or features each month. The project manager will schedule/coordinate story and photo assignments with our network of established freelancers.
  • Manage Advertising Design: The project manager will work with our ad designers, account executives and advertising clients to create quality advertisements for our clients.
  • Publication Planning & Management: The project manager will manage schedules of the magazine handling details like phone calls and questions from the public, our contractors and advertisers. Tasks may include social media engagement, meeting with advertisers, proofing of ads and copy and promotion of the publication. This is NOT a production design job, but knowledge of publication applications – Photoshop, InDesign and MS Word is preferred. Photography experience is a plus.

Communication skills, detail-oriented organization skills, creativity, customer service skills, ability to multi-task, deadline-oriented, self-managing style a plus.

Team Effort:
We have a team of account executives, ad designers, freelance writers and photographers—all working together to create a great local magazine every month. From developing story ideas to working with advertisers, we work as a team.

About the Edmond Outlook:
The Edmond Outlook publication is owned by Back40 Design, an Edmond design firm, developing web and print marketing for hundreds of Oklahoma clients (national accounts also). Back40 has a full-time team of designers, developers, programmers, project managers and account executives. For more information go to: http://www.edmondoutlook.com

About Back40 Design:
Back40 Design was established in 2000 and offers a great working environment, medical and dental benefits, flexible work schedules, open books management and profit sharing.

We recently moved our office to our newly designed space at 80 East 5th Street (next to the UCO Jazz Lab & Hideaway Pizza). To learn more about Back40 Design, go to: https://www.back40design.com

Please send resume and any applicable samples to info@back40design.com. No phone calls please.

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