Job Title: Production Manager
Date Posted: 12-11-2006
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: BlueSky Brands, INC
Company Website: www.blueskybrandsinc.com/
Contact Information: BlueSky Brands, INC   BlueSky Brands, INC (hr@bluskybrandsinc.com)
Job Description:
BlueSky Brands, Inc, parent company of leading consumer direct marketers, Paragon Gifts and
Bits and Pieces, is currently looking for a Production Manager to join our team. This position
will be based out of our Allston, MA office and requires a self-motivated, self-starting
individual with a desire to learn and the ability to multi-task. 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

v 5 years related experience
v Excellent communication skills, problem resolution skills, detail and organizational
skills.
v Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines as needed.
v Ability to work independently, and take initiative.
v Must be willing to travel, for press “OK’s” and to Westerly, RI.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Creative Director, the Production Manager will be responsible for managing
the entire cycle of the catalog production process. Specific duties include, but not limited
to:
v Full knowledge of Print Production and Color Management. 
v Create and maintain annual catalog production schedules
v Coordinating and Assisting at photo shoots and photo styling 
v Maintain deadlines throughout catalog production process
v Develop print instructions for each catalog drop for various vendors
v Communicate with vendors and applicable departments details and schedule of jobs
v Work closely with vendors to ensure 
v Reconcile invoices - researching, adjusting, coding, keeping current costs updated
v Release of color to pre-press and review of proofs
v Stay updated on changes that may affect the industry
v Coordinate catalog delivery with warehouses - handle internal catalog distribution (office
copies, departmental copies, etc.)
v Going to printer for color “OK’S” on press
v Oversee miscellaneous print projects, e.g., product development, packaging, business cards,
product instructions and labels, ads, etc
v Other applicable tasks to support Manager with above responsibilities

REQUIREMENTS:
v A bachelor’s degree. 
v Proficiency in Excel, Quark, Photoshop
v Proof reading skills


Interested candidates submit resume to:
Human Resources 
89 Tom Harvey Road, Westerly, RI 02891.
Email: hr@bluskybrandsinc.com 
Fax: 401 596 9405
No phone calls please
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