Direct Marketing Production Manager full-time
AGENCY59 RESPONSE is a leading North American, independent, full service Direct and Interactive agency.
We’ve been developing results driven direct campaigns for high-profile clients since 1959 and have a proven direct and e-marketing track record earned through our award-winning work. We pride ourselves on how well we blend no-nonsense thinking with insight, inspiration and innovation. We live for the client and will always be there as a trusted advisor.
Summary of Job
Seeking a detail-oriented, proven Direct Marketing Production Manager to oversee all aspects of print production, including digital print, as well as data / laser / lettershop. Must be able to work independently and handle multiple projects working as part of a dedicated, experienced team.
- Works closely with the Account Management and Creative teams to develop final specifications for DM projects, ensuring that project is within budget and timing.
- Coordinates all estimating and purchasing activity with suppliers with respect to printing, data processing, laser, lettershop services, finishing and distribution activity.
- Develops final production budgets, ensuring that competitive pricing is considered, and appropriate supplier base for specific clients is used
- Is responsible to ensure that overall production is completed at a high quality level, on time and on budget.
- Must keep the account group informed at all times on the status of ongoing projects
- Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in all areas of print production and data / laser / lettershop
- Worked as a Production manager within an agency environment and/or supplier side for a minimum of 3 to 5 years
- Clear, effective communication skills
- Proven, pro-active problem-solving abilities
- Internet production experience an asset