Production Manager (Print/Packaging)
Production Manager (Print) - Manchester - £25-28k
Highly respected creative agency, based in central Manchester, is looking for a Production Manager to work within their print and packaging department on high-profile clients.
Reporting into the Head of Production, you will take responsibility for the day-to-day management of print production jobs, from specification, supplier selection, negation and time-lines. You will also support the Head of Production with the of delivery of non-print projects, for example chasing up suppliers, raising POs, writing technical specifications orders and researching and ordering props/uniforms.
You will have a good level of previous print production experience, ideally within luxury packaging. Experience of working within a creative agency environment is highly desirable and, depending on the number of applications we receive, may become a pre-requisite. You will have experience of dealing and liaising with clients at all levels, and experience of negotiating with suppliers. You will have a solid understanding of different print production techniques, the creative process and artwork. You will be able to demonstrate excellent project management skills and attention to detail, able to check over artwork and have an appreciation for creativity, ideas, design and typography.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced print production manager, with experience of working in an agency on high-end/luxury brands, to work with some of the best creatives within the UK, on an enviable, international client-base of superb brands.