MediaNews Group, Inc.

Digital Production

Job Locations US-MN-International Falls
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/20/2020 11:22 AM)
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Media news group


International Falls Commercial Printing, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Digital Production Manager to join the team!  MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry. #LI-RL1



The Technology Production position operated digital printing, mailing, inserting, tubing and other production equipment. This position will also work with various computer programs including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, Enterprise MIS, Pressero e-commerce platform, and interact with many web metrics including Google Analytics and Adwords. Additionally this position will occasionally perform hand bindery work including stuffing envelopes, rolling posters into tubes, and similar tasks.


Essential Functions:
Digital Production

 Operate digital production equipment, maintain machine as needed, and order production materials as needed. This will include Digital Production Printers, Platemakers, Addressing equipment, tubing and insertingequipment, etc. Operation of software to include – Fiery workstation, Pressero E-Commerce, Adobe creative Suite, mailing and addressing software, Microsoft Office, Google tools, etc.
 Assure accuracy and quality of products and are meet deadlines.
 Identify issues and communicate with team to find solutions E-Commerce Maintenance and Customer Service
 Maintain e-commerce websites including order and user management, customer support via chat, email and phone.
 Work with management team to identify opportunities to grow this business and improve functionality
 Participate in Marketing and Performance assessments and help team to identify opportunities for improvement
 Prepare and schedule shipments
 Provide customer support for clients using all forms of communication – Phone, email, chat, etc.


Bindery and Fulfillment:
 This position will perform the following tasks on occasion:
o Stuffing envelopes
o Rolling posters and placing in tubes, capping and applying labels to tubes.
o Boxing, palletizing and wrapping shipments
o Occasionally deliver jobs to regional businesses


Ticketing and Estimating:
 Assist Estimating Team in creating job tickets and performing estimates as assigned


All other tasks as assigned


1. Technical Capacity.
2. Communication Proficiency.
3. Organizational Skills.
4. Time Management.


Supervisory Responsibility:
 This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets along with manufacturing equipment such as carts, pallet jacks, bindery and mailing equipment.


Physical Demands
 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing throughout the day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
 This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4-5:00 p.m., 32-40 hours per week.


Required Education and Experience
 High school diploma.


Preferred Education and Experience
 Experience running digital equipment, computers and software
 Experience in the manufacturing industry


Other Duties
 Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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