Advertising Production Coordinator

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Purpose of the Role  


You will be working as part of a team that manages the production of a variety of commercial products including Display, Classified and Sponsorship advertising for a wide range of journals and supplements. The role involves checking the quality of digital artwork, trafficking advertising copy, typesetting and layout of advertising products.




  • Copy chase and advise advertisers on copy preparation to ensure that the files received are to industry standards
  • Manage incoming ad traffic and checking digital files to ensure they are within specification
  • Maintain good relationships with external and internal clients including production departments in London, New York and Japan to ensure a smooth flow of advertising copy
  • Ensure advert positions are correct, based on information from the advertising database, advertising sales and their clients
  • Maintain concise database records of advert bookings
  • To provide holiday and sickness cover for other Advertising Production Controllers
  • Assist the Advertising Production Manager in implementing new systems and controls as required
  • Related admin duties (file curation, meeting administration, archiving, etc.)
  • Such other tasks as the company may assign from time to time
  • Create and update layouts for advertisements and advertorials
  • Adhoc duties as needed

Qualification requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve weekly/monthly deadlines
  • A mature and flexible attitude
  • Experienced InDesign and Acrobat Pro user
  • Experience with preflighting tools such as Enfocus PitStop
  • Strong Mac skills
  • Computer literate with intermediate knowledge of GSuite  
  • Ability to prioritize own workload and manage time efficiently
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Collaboration and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Broad interest in production and publishing
  • Print and/or web publishing experience
  • Good understanding of the print production process
  • Proven track record of dealing with external customers


If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:


  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Summer Hours


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster


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