Kinetic Worldwide is the world’s largest planner and buyer of Out of Home media and the global leader in understanding how brands can connect with people’s lifestyles and the environments they engage with.

Lively Production is the Print Production Management division of Kinetic.

The Production Specialist will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the Lively Production day-to-day activities with guidance from management. This role is responsible for coordinating the print production workflow processes between the different parties; Kinetic account services teams, clients, creative agencies, printer partners.

This role will report to the Production Manager.

Ideal candidates are proactive strategic thinkers, detail-oriented and creative minds! Excellent communications skills (both written and oral) are a must.

What we’d like to see:

  • Prepare and communicate all production documentation in accordance with the print production process, policies & procedures
  • Assist with implementation of the approved production plan, completing assigned tasks on time
  • Assist in resolution of vendor discrepancies
  • Assist with preparation of case studies
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Identify and track client issues
  • Assist with preparation of all client documents
  • Provide weekly status and participate in status meetings
  • Process all invoices from incoming vendors i.e. cross check to contracts, update job list with status, etc.
  • Enter contracts/POs into proprietary production system MMS
  • Help arrange prepayments on large projects
  • Setting up new vendors for Lively Production with finance (filling our appropriate paperwork, etc.)
  • Trouble shoot any possible issues between finance and Lively Production
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Relevant Industry Skills

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a concentration in advertising, marketing, business administration or communication. Knowledge and/or experience with Print Production would be a plus.
  • Should have a genuine interest in the advertising and marketing world
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence and integrity.
  • Must be able to quickly adapt to a fast-paced, every-changing landscape
  • Collaborative with a strong focus on teamwork
  • Must be highly reliable and able to work on multiple tasks at once
  • Professional and articulate with good spelling, punctuation, and proper grammar
  • Should possess a strong foundation in the core functions of Excel, and capable of creating spreadsheets with basic formulas for data analysis
  • Must be professional and articulate with good spelling, punctuation, and proper grammar. Must be fluent in use of MS Office, particularly PowerPoint, Excel and Word.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ideal candidate will posses strong analytical skills, and feels very comfortable with numbers.

Kinetic offers excellent benefits that include: generous vacation policy, medical, dental and vision health insurance, 401(k) Plan participation, flexible spending accounts, and other competitive employee benefits. 

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About Kinetic

Kinetic is the leading agency in connecting brands with audiences on the move. As the world’s largest and most innovative Out-of-Home (OOH) planning agency, we use dynamic data and technology to transform consumer movement into an Active Journey. Kinetic understands and leverages insights, derived by consumer behavior and movement, to create contextually relevant experiences that drive action. Kinetic persistently pioneers new ways to make OOH interactive, social, and measurable.

A global agency network within WPP’s tenthavenue, Kinetic has offices in 34 countries and an operating network of affiliates worldwide serving hundreds of agencies and brands. For more information, please visit our website or follow us @KineticUSA.

2016 global recognitions include Cannes Lions, Effies, Clios, IAB MIXX, The Drum Awards, MediaPost Awards, Global Cristal Festival, ADWEEK Media Plan of The Year, OAAA Plan of The Year and more. Kinetic is a WPP agency within tenthavenue.

Kinetic has offices in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.