Women's Health Production Director

New York City, New York (US)
Nov 10, 2016
Full Time

The Production Director is responsible for the overall execution of the magazine’s editorial print production, including overseeing art production deadlines and the shipping and approval of final pages to pre-press and printer. This position sets copy and layout deadlines, creates the daily shipping schedule, secures fractional ad adjacencies, prioritizes editors and traffics the day to day of two to three issues at once. The Production Director also oversees the magazine’s imaging workflow by working with the Art and Photo departments to secure high-resolution art and traffic it’s progress through the color-correcting process, in addition to overseeing the work of the magazine’s Production Coordinator.


Candidates must:

  • Have at least 10 years of magazine experience. 
  • Be highly proficient in Adobe InDesign and an expert in the entire Adobe Creative Suite
  • Be well-versed in workflow management systems such as K4 or Woodwing
  • Have top-notch organizational skills
  • Possess the ability to liaise with multiple departments on a variety of projects at once
  • Have a keen eye for consistency and quality, under a tight magazine deadline
  • Experience working with Quad Graphics a plus, but not required


About Rodale Inc. Rodale Inc. is an independent, healthy, happy living company based in Emmaus, Pennsylvania and New York, New York. Known for launching the organic movement in the U.S. in 1942, the company operates today with a mission to “inspire health, healing, happiness and love in the world. Starting with you.” Through a broad portfolio of best-in-class brands, Rodale reaches more than 100 million people globally through multiple distribution channels, including magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer, social, and video. With 100 editions in 67 countries, Rodale publishes the largest, most established health and wellness lifestyle brands, including Men's HealthPreventionWomen's HealthRunner's WorldBicyclingRodale’s Organic Life, and through Rodale Events, LLC, which produces 25 branded events that draw more than 100,000 participants annually. A digital leader in the healthy living space with properties such as EatClean, a vertical for those looking to improve their health through clean eating; Zelle, a running site for women; and Rodale's®, a healthy lifestyle e-tail store, the company continues to find new ways to connect with audiences across developing technologies. Rodale editors are fixtures on the national media circuit, appearing on television regularly as authorities on health and wellness. For more information, visit RodaleInc.com and follow us at @RodaleInc.

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