Job opening detail :
Reprint Production Manager
posted: Jan. 13, 2022
Offered by:
Penguin Random House LLC
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K; Flexible hours
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
The Penguin Random House Publishing Operations team is looking for a qualified candidate to handle book production for reprints for the Random House Children’s Books division. We are growing! We’ve added new imprints to our list and need to grow our team to take on the new work. While we are extremely excited about our frontlist, our backlist is the cream of the crop: from the Cat in the Hat to The Poky Little Puppy, we proudly maintain the print and bind quality of our large list from printing to printing. Our books range from all types of production: hardcover and paperback 1-color novels and 4-color picture books, board books, color-and-activity books, and novelty titles with all the bells and whistles. On the Publishing Operations team, we work closely with the RHCB division, processing correction files, managing expectations, creating cost-saving initiatives, and project support. Come be a part of a team getting beautiful books into the hands of our forever readers!

Requirements:
* Minimum 5 years of book production experience
* Strong knowledge and understanding of the book production process, from prepress to completed book
* Basic color theory from a print production perspective
* Understanding vendor estimates and providing accurate costs for producing books
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment
* Creative problem-solving abilities
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with the Acrobat Adobe Suite and pre-flighting of files
* Experience with SAP purchasing system a plus

Responsibilities:
* Approving book specifications in SAP and issuing purchase orders to multiple vendors
* Continual date maintenance using vendor status reports
* Communicating to inventory book statuses and shipping schedules
* Quality control checks of reprint samples and follow up with vendors to solve production problems
* Coordinating with Managing Editorial release dates for correction files based on book delivery schedules
* Communication with Import Status team about overseas shipping authorizations and schedules
* Invoice resolution with Accounts Payable once books deliver

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Country: United States of America
State/Region: New York
City: New York
Postal Code: 10019
Job ID: 195521
About Our  
Company:
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.
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Job #:
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