Advertising Production Controller
9.00am-5.30pm (1 hour for lunch)
(Occasionally you may be required to work outside these hours to ensure the completion of a publication.)
As a member of the Advertising Production department you will report directly to the
Advertising Production Manager, who reports to the Group Production Manager.
To assist in the production of advertising content for our customers, caretaking from point of sale to print.
Manage production and make-up of adverts for magazines spanning a variety of specialist
markets and creating example proofs, by working closely with our in-house creative team.
Sending proofs to advertisers and obtaining sign-off confirmations, from all advertisers prior to
print. This includes proof reading and checking the whole document for accuracy, visual impact and
resolution. The building of complete pages using Indesign from within the flatplaning tool and page planning system for classified.
Contact and remind advertisers for advertisement copy, adhering to internal and external print
schedules. To send artwork specification data to clients when requested and to support them in
the delivery of their artwork, whilst encouraging full use of or automated copy portal. If
required, coordinate the creation of display and classified adverts, sold by your advertising
Check all advertising pages and advise on the design of adverts that can be used to fill space, with
speed and accuracy.
Manage colour reproduction and proofs for advertisers, including obtaining and generating
artwork that will print to the high standards we demand.
Approve all advertising artwork and understand that as a Publisher and our clients, have the
right to veto any inappropriate material. It is essential that you observe any restrictions, to ensure we publish material responsibly.
Answer queries, take messages and generally help with the day-to-day running of the Advertising
Production department and support the teams within the business, when required.
Build and maintain, close working relationships with sales teams, to ensure we provide the best customer service we can.
Co-ordinate with the flat planning team to obtain finalised flat plans, to ensure complete accuracy and that all adverts, appear as directed by this document.
You will be required to set classified pages, using our in-house systems and be responsible overall
for the appearance of those pages. This will involve communicating to sales surrounding any
space issues and required fillers.
You will be asked to perform other tasks as assigned, including holiday and sickness cover, as
well as attending staff / team meetings.
As a member of the Advertising Production department, you will have working relationships and
interaction with a variety of departments in the production of our publications i.e. Sales teams,
creative, Editorial, IT, Marketing, as well as our valued external customers.
Most challenging part of the job:
Working in the Advertising Production department, can at times be stressful, as the role requires
you to work towards set deadlines and help the advertising department obtain targets. To help
balance the occasional pressures of the role, the advertising department offers a lively,
competitive environment where the emphasis is on 'fun' and dedication to the task and the
support of other team members, are of equal importance.
- Taskmaster Resources LTD is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. (Permanent Vacancy)
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