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Senior Production Manager  
  posted: Apr. 19, 2017
 Offered by: 
Aperture Foundation
 Benefits: 
Health
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
POSITION SUMMARY
Aperture seeks a Senior Production Manager to oversee the production of Aperture’s books,
quarterly magazine, and ancillary materials, ensuring that, across the range of Aperture’s list,
we are achieving the most competitive pricing possible, the quality desired, with delivery to
schedule. The Senior Production Manager will work closely with the Executive Managing
Editor and report to the Executive Director.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Supervise a small in-house production team comprised of the Production Manager,
Production intern, Designer, and relevant outside suppliers and freelancers.
• Cultivate good working relationships with all suppliers
• Establish and update pool of print, repro and other suppliers for books, Aperture
magazine, promotional materials, and limited editions.
• Lead negotiations with printers with respect to print partnerships; best possible trade
pricing (including consolidating print purchasing where relevant); and best possible
pricing for Aperture’s more specialist books
• Prepare annual production budget for books and limited editions. Review annual
production budget for Aperture magazine
• Review all production invoices and alert CFO to any potential cash flow issues
• Maintain awareness of current exchange rates and their impact on production budgets
• Investigate new technologies and cost-saving measures
• Prepare, or supervise preparation of, cost reports for books and Aperture magazine
• In coordination with Director of Sales and Foreign Rights, request estimates
for, and supervise production and delivery of, foreign co-editions and
selected reprints
• In coordination with relevant editors, Exhibitions Manager and Sales &
Marketing Director, request estimates, establish schedules, and oversee
production of Limited Editions

QUALIFICATIONS
• 5-7 years photography publishing production experience, including negotiating contracts
and supervising press work
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and project management skills, with ability to work under tight
deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously with little supervision
• Strong grasp of issues of contemporary photography and/or the arts a plus.
• Ability to travel overseas.
 About Our  
Company: 
Aperture is a not-for-profit foundation, connecting the photo community and its audiences
with the most inspiring work, with the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in
person, and online.
Created in 1952 by photographers and writers as “common ground for the advancement of
photography,” Aperture today is a multiplatform publisher and center for the photo
community. From our base in New York, we produce, publish, and present a program of
photography projects, locally and internationally. The Foundation offers public programs
including lectures, workshops, panel discussions, and conferences that contribute to and
expand the dialogue on photography’s role in our society as well as outreach education for
children and teens building visual literacy and aimed to engage diverse new audiences.
 Contact: 
Production Director
 E-mail: 
 Address: 
547 w27th street 4FL
 Phone: 
2125055555
 Special  
Instructions: 
TO APPLY
Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience
meet the qualifications of the position, your current/most recent salary, and how you heard
about this opportunity, to newhireproduction@aperture.org. Please use the following
conventions:
• Subject line: Senior Production Manager
• Cover Letter: yourfirstname_yourlastname_coverletter.pdf
• Resume: yourfirstname_yourlastname_resume.pdf
• Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. NO CALLS, PLEASE
• Aperture is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job #  18247
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