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Ad Production

Location:
Old Bridge, NJ, 08857
Posted:
March 16, 2018

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Christopher Hertwig

** ******** ****, *** ******, NJ 08857 917-***-**** ac4t1h@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

Skillful and dedicated Production Manager with 24 years’ experience in the coordination, planning, and support of daily operational and manufacturing functions. I bring the skills to lead, coordinate, communicate and follow a project from start to finish. I enjoy working in a team environment to create and produce innovative materials that get noticed. I have maintained wonderful relationships with editors, publishers, business staff and printing plants.

Experience

OPERATIONS PRODUCTION MANAGER HEARST MAGAZINES 2000 - 2017(PUBWORX 2016 - 2017

Coutry Living, Dr.Oz, Esquire, Good Housekeeping & Redbook

● Directly oversee all general layout and printing aspects of major monthly consumer titles

● Organize print schedules with plant and magazine staff

● Partner with magazines and printers on challenging yet successful press and binding projects

● Coordination of all company departments to produce titles in the most cost effective, yet highest quality, in the publishing industry

● Work directly with the printer's shipping department to ensure on-time delivery to the

newsstand/subscribers

● Coordinate monthly reviewing of magazine layout with editors, publishers, and business staff

● Produce monthly magazine printing, binding, and edition instruction

● Review and approve furnished inserts for magazine edition

● Produced digital editions

● Directly involved in planning and layout

● Developed and maintained schedules for jobs as they proceeded through the manufacturing process

● Advised magazine staffs on how to be more cost effective with press deliveries

● Day to day layout of the magazine cycle

● Detailed knowledge of the manufacturing process

● Responded promptly to prepress inquiries from sales staff and agencies regarding material extensions,

mechanical specifications, and advertising deadlines

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT HEARST MAGAZINES 1996 – 2000

Cosmopolitan & CosmoGIRL!

● Ad Traffic – gave extensions, followed up with missing materials, got the ads from the portal

● Worked closely with production manager, editorial, and advertising teams

● Coordinated the insertion orders received from both the business office to advertising materials received by the prepress vendor to ensure the correct materials were run

● Coordinated print production project timelines and schedules

AIS HEARST MAGAZINES 1994 – 1996

Cosmopolitan & Coutry Living

● Data Entry

● Ran Daily Reports for the Publisher, Advertising Director & Sales Reps

● Sent out Invoices to all the clients

Education

Cittione Institute

1991 – 1993

Business / Accounting



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