Productions Planning Associate

Lee Design Center, Munster, Indiana

Date Posted August 22, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


Lee Enterprises is looking for a Production Planning Associate with a strong background in publication layout to join our Design Center and Production Planning team. This is a full-time position with occasional night and weekend hours located in our Munster, Indiana, office, located 20 miles from downtown Chicago.

The Production Planning Associate’s essential responsibilities and duties are:
·Lay out publications for the various markets of Lee Enterprises in accordance with advertising and editorial specifications. Understand retail ad placement and how it affects News presentation.
·Prioritize the workload to meet numerous daily press and workflow deadlines. Function autonomously as well as within a team structure.
·Have a good understanding of Windows based operating systems including opening and maintaining multiple windows, moving/copying files, and moving seamlessly from program to program. Programs including Layout 8000, InDesign, Newsway, Acrobat.
·Prepare, construct and update page files for all publications throughout the production workflow, from initial layout to final printed product.
·Troubleshoot problems, bottlenecks and issues with publication layouts.
·Work on, participate in or complete other and/or special projects and work as assigned by management.

Lee Enterprises is a leading media organization providing local news and information, and a major platform for advertising in its markets, with 49 daily newspapers, dozens of weeklies, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states. 

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