Independent Institute

Publications Project Manager

100 Swan Way, Oakland, CA, United States, 94621

Position: Full-Time
Starts: Open Until Filled

The Independent Institute is currently seeking a Publications Project Manager to provide production and editorial support and manage the detailed aspects of producing publications and marketing collateral.

The Publications Project Manager works directly with our Publications Director and other departments, authors, and outside partners to prepare and produce high quality digital and print publications, periodicals, collateral, and digital assets. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated with experience in digital and print production.

Responsibilities, qualifications, and further information about Independent Institute:

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate production administration with departments, authors, and vendors; maintain quality and cost control and order and delivery schedules; and input and properly document changes during the production process. 
  • Provide editorial assistance on projects leading to publication including proofreading, copyediting, fact-checking, copyright submissions, and permissions.
  • Provide basic design, layout, and production support of marketing, fundraising and event-related projects as assigned.
  • Work within the organization to explore and define design solutions in support of the brand.
  • Provide digital assets and solutions for web, email and social media use and distribution. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2 to 5 years of print and digital production experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills with keen attention to details.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and complete multiple projects under tight deadlines, work independently, and maintain good author/vendor relationships.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat). 
  • Familiarity with print production processes, Mac OS X applications, and MS Office (Word and Excel).

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and samples of work to:

Jason Monaghan
Publications Director
Independent Institute
100 Swan Way
Oakland, CA 94621-1428

No calls please

About Independent Institute:

Conveniently located near the Oakland Airport, the Independent Institute is an award-winning, academic, non-partisan, public policy research and educational organization. We publish books and a quarterly journal, produce forums about issues in the news, and increasingly offer our materials in digital and visual media.

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