Manager, Production

Job ID 2024-6810

Media/Publishing Newark, New Jersey


Position at WebMD

Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI) is a premier healthcare information and marketing services provider, with leading positions in a variety of growing healthcare markets such as pharmacy, eye care, clinician (physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) and the managed markets (managed care, hospitals and government). Through its diversified, multi-media portfolio of marketing services, information databases, publications, medical education programs, events, websites and other digital and traditional media services, JHI is uniquely positioned to inform and educate a highly targeted network of approximately one million healthcare professionals across multiple specialties.

WebMD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

General Description:
The Production Manager/CPP Coordinator is responsible for the production of 20/20 Magazine, in addition to other custom publishing production responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Determine issue size using information gathered through Sales and Finance Departments
  • Impose/Map magazines & supplements
  • Contact clients for advertising materials
  • Prepare and process Advertising files for PDF workflow
  • Liaison with publisher, sales, editorial, art and finance departments
  • Liaison with publication printers
  • Oversee vendor relations and negotiations including print buying and cost control
  • Manage a very busy workflow of design projects through the Creative Services department.
  • Estimate print projects (multiple bids)
  • Review and process invoices
  • Expert on of paper, inks, binding methods as well as elaborate printing specifications
  • Create and maintain print production schedules. Ensure all jobs are completed within the original deadline
  • Estimate and manage the production costs for all print jobs. Print pricing negotiations (multiple bidding). Preparation of detailed estimates
  • Coordinate print projects from conception to delivery. Outside client liaison. Attend client meetings.
  • Work closely with the internal creative team to meet client expectations. Assign design projects, review designs, proof them and forward to clients for approval.
  • Some sales support required



  • Must be highly organized, meet tight deadlines and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, etc.), Excel, Filemaker, Imposition software
  • Experience negotiating with print vendors
  • 3 years of experience in print production is required


  • No travel required