Operations Manager - Press

Esri   •  

Redlands, CA

Industry: Technology

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 31 days ago

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the publisher and managing director to develop annual strategic plans and goals, and implement them
  • Implement and run an enterprise project management system based on the publishing workflow, to reduce time-to-print and increase project visibility and adoption
  • Drive the completion of a range of projects within our publishing unit by managing project plans, project scope, and resource allocation
  • Conduct in-team status meetings and stakeholder status meetings
  • Devise and execute a plan to increase the adoption of textbooks into educational institutions
  • Form strong working relationships within the team and across the organization to increase book adoption and promotion

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ years of professional work experience with 3+ years of directing or managing a publications team
  • Passion for publishing and a strong knowledge of publication workflows and technology
  • An experienced leader who can spread inspiration, engage others in common goals, and influence collaboration across the company
  • A self-starter with a sense of urgency, proven results orientation, and an affinity for consistently producing high-quality work
  • A creative thinker with critical analysis and problem-solving skills, along with flexibility and a knack for thinking on their feet
  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively across different audiences and at varying levels of the organization
  • Bachelor’s in marketing, business, communication, science, or a related field; master’s preferred

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior experience in the publishing industry
  • Prior experience with Workfront Project Management software, Microsoft Projects, or similar enterprise project management software