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Print Buyer

Publication or Company 
Industry  Book Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Austin, TX
Job Requirements Meticulous Print Buyer Sought for Austin Publisher

If you have exceptional attention to detail, enjoy searching for calculation errors and discrepancies, and can act with confidence to resolve vendor issues, this position could be a great fit for you. Greenleaf Book Group is a national publishing company with a dynamic, small-office atmosphere. We need an intelligent, creative team player to fill the vital role of print buyer.

Responsibilities:

• Requesting bids from printers and other media vendors under tight deadlines
• Verifying accuracy and scrutinizing bids for discrepancies against RFQs
• Accurately transcribing costs and specifications into purchase orders
• Maintaining a mutually beneficial relationship with vendors, vetting new vendors as needed
• Negotiating with vendors to reduce costs
• Reconciling final invoices with quotes to verify all costs from vendors. Submitting timely reconciliation reports to management

Requirements:

• Incredible attention to detail
• Demonstrate an affinity for numbers
• Good sense of humor and a positive attitude
• Excellent written and verbal skills
• Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), FileMaker is a plus
• A bachelor's degree or commensurate experience
• The ability to multitask and meet strict deadlines
• The ability to troubleshoot and work independently or part of a team
• Experience in publishing or media is a plus
About Our Company Greenleaf Book Group is an Austin-based book publisher and distributor specializing in the development of independent authors and the growth of small presses. Our company has been named to INC. Magazine’s list of the 500 fastest-growing companies in America, and the FAST 50, Austin Business Journal’s list of fastest-growing companies in Austin. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in working with a fun team of individuals in a fast-paced, client-driven environment.