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Catalogue & Direct Mail Production Manager

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000Start date: ASAPLocation: FauldContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is working with an innovative, fast-growing UK company that develops, sources and supplies instructive equipment and toys to schools and nurseries across the UK.

Location: Fauld, Staffordshire, DE13 9HS

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Key Skills: Catalogue Production, Direct Mail, e-catalogue, Prints 

The successful candidate will take responsibility for all Printed Catalogue, Direct Mail and E-Catalogue marketing activities relating to the company. This is the ideal opportunity for a Production Manager or a Marketing Exec with print experience looking to utilise their skills in a fast-paced and exciting environment. 

Our marketing department is key to the success of our business and we are looking for the ultimate brand upholder; someone who can implement and manage a successful direct marketing strategy whilst enabling us to reach new heights in terms of our reach, brand perception, engagement and revenue generation. 

Main Roles

  • Managing the production of printed marketing materials, including over 60 printed publications equating to over 5,000 unique pages.
  • Responsible for ensuring all design, print and direct mail spend is efficient and hits budgets.
  • Sourcing and managing design, print and direct mail suppliers to ensure quality standards, deadlines and budgets are met.
  • Project managing and sourcing photography with the product development team on progression on product samples in for photography sessions. 1000 products
  • Co-ordinating with external designers on design amends, you may have to coordinate with multiple designers at one time.
  • Using web proof (online proofing system) to proof any catalogues before going to print.
  • Coordinating external subcontractors on anything from image to copy.
  • Using online based catalogue software to produce 50 digital catalogues.
  • Creating an internal proofing control around the company for a large 600 page catalogue.
  • Using internal databases MS access and online storage for gathering product information to send to the external designers.
  • Manage internal team/stakeholders.
  • Helping source and introduce a PIM system.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of multi-channel and multi-media campaigns in line with the company annual marketing plan
  • Managing design and delivery of internal marcomms across 5 social platforms and digital media to help team build followers and engagement.
  • Good written and social skills reports teamwork etc 

Essential Experience

  • An organised project manager with good sense of process.
  • Have produced printed catalogues in previous roll
  • Has experience in producing e-catalogues
  • Has experience in large scale print & design projects
  • Has knowledge of print software – inDesign or similar

Cordius team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines - our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates.

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