Job Opportunities

 

As an employee of North American Publishing Company (NAPCO) you will work in a state-of-the-art facility with a team of professionals who are passionate about their work.

NAPCO offers its employees a comprehensive, cost-effective benefits program. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, a paid time off plan, a flex spending/commuter plan and an Employee Assistance Program.  

North American Publishing Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Email resume to HR@napco.com, or mail to Human Resources, North American Publishing Company, 1500 Spring Garden Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19130; or fax to (215) 238-5384.


Editorial Intern

You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience on both the print and online side of our magazines and work with a fun, knowledgeable staff. You will leave with writing clips and an inside look at all stages of magazine publishing.

Responsibilities include:
* Data entry
* Proofreading and fact-checking
* Helping with online newsletters
* Writing articles and product reviews
* General editing of press releases and articles for use in print and online
* Administrative tasks

Qualifications:
* Good writing skills
* Excellent communication skills
* A desire to gain experience in the field of print/online journalism
* Ability to take direction and work independently

Junior Graphic Designer

 

The chosen candidate will work closely with other departments at NAPCO to design creative solutions for the various NAPCO products and services.

Essential Job Functions:

• Assist senior design staff with production of effective solutions for various NAPCO promotions including: emails, sell sheets, print and web ads, logo design, website design, tradeshow signage, publications, brochures, direct mail and event materials.
• Assist marketing with the development of new initiatives.
• Maintain necessary project files and archives of assigned work.

Required Skills and Educational Background:

• BS/BA/BFA in graphic design or related field.
• Minimum of 3 years experience.
• Expert knowledge of MAC-based Adobe Creative Suite software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
• Understanding of html and css as it relates to emails and websites
• Basic understanding of Flash a plus.
• Understanding of fundamental design principles (typography, layout, hierarchy, color, composition) as it pertains to both print and online.
• Understanding of print processes and file preparation.
• Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a fast-paced environment
• Outstanding communication skills, self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented.
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and handle multiple projects.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and digital portfolio (pdf or url).


Senior Graphic Designer

 

The chosen candidate will work closely with other departments at NAPCO to design creative solutions for the various NAPCO products and services.

Essential Job Functions:

• Manage high volume of job requests to produce effective solutions for various NAPCO promotions including: emails, sell sheets, print and web ads, logo design, website design, tradeshow signage, publications, brochures, direct mail and event materials.
• Work directly with production and editorial staff on custom and in-house publication work.
• Assist marketing with the development of new initiatives.
• Maintain necessary project files and archives of assigned work.

Required Skills and Educational Background:

• BS/BA/BFA in graphic design or related field.
• Minimum of 7 years experience.
• Expert knowledge of MAC-based Adobe Creative Suite software: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver
• Strong understanding of html and css as it relates to emails and websites
• Basic understanding of Flash.
• Understanding of fundamental design principles (typography, layout, hierarchy, color, composition) as it pertains to both print and online.
• Understanding of print processes and file preparation.
• Ability to work effectively and collaborate in a fast-paced environment
• Outstanding communication skills, self-motivated, highly organized and detail-oriented.
• Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and handle multiple high profile projects.

Please submit resume, salary requirements and digital portfolio (pdf or url).

 

 

Project Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of eMedia Strategy and Development, the ideal candidate has an acute attention to detail, passion for excellence and the ability to coordinate multiple projects in a fast-paced Agile environment.

Responsibilities:

• Assist in gathering and documenting requirements.
• Day to day project coordination for short and long term projects.
• Work with stakeholders to establish milestones and maintain associated timelines.
• Ensure all project documentation is up to date and complete.
• Assist in quality control and training exercises when necessary.

Qualifications:

• 2-3 years of experience in IT, software or web project management.
• Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high quality products.
• Familiarity with a web oriented SDLC and Agile project management.
• Well versed in internet technology concepts and terminology (cookies, HTML5, Flash, mobile operating systems, ad servers)
• Proficient at collecting, organizing and analyzing data and able to convey that meaningful analysis via verbal and written communication.
• Experience using project management software (JIRA, Confluence, dotProject, Project, etc) is a plus.
• Passion for all things digital is a plus.

Email resume and cover letter stating salary requirements and which "plus" describes you best.

 

Video Production Manager/Associate Producer

OVERVIEW:

The VPM/AP position acts as a key support to the production and post-production departments for NAPCO Video Services (napcovideo.com) and reports to the Director of Video Services.
The VPM/AP is responsible for maintaining studio process, assist in shooting and producing video content -- both commercial and editorial for NAPCO clients and non-vertical clients. A successful VPM/AP candidate will have experience interfacing with production crews & high-level executives, project management and understand general production guidelines as it pertains to all phases of commercial digital video production.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Assist and work directly with clients and NAPCO account teams to produce online commercial spots, original branded content, corporate videos, presentations, digital content, sizzle reels, b-roll and additional brand content.
- On-location video ENG/camera assignments locally and nationally for conferences, trade shows, live events, etc.
- Lead selected projects through all phases of production including creative development, pre-production, production/shooting, post-production, finishing/delivery.
- Collaborate with Dir. of Video Services and production team on creative development and post-production on all assigned projects.
- Media management, organization/transfer/archiving of footage.
- General equipment and post suite system maintenance.
This position will be tasked with the responsibility of significantly increasing the quantity of video generated, increasing editing speed and posting and utilizing new technology (including new cameras, editing software, live streaming, etc.) to improve the quality of videos generated as well as increasing consumption of these videos.
Communication and interaction skills are a must. This job requires someone who is creative and committed to developing digital video content. The ability and willingness to travel and produce content on the road are also a must.


KEY COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- 3-5 years experience working for a creative or entertainment production entity in a client-facing manner.
- Complete demo reels required.
- Proficient experience in Adobe Suite non-linear post, particularly Premiere and After Effects.
- Experience in the latest HD cameras, lighting and sound technologies and workflows.
- Strong project management and budgetary skills.
- Understanding of online video culture, trends, social media and web technology.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Ability to multi-task effectively in a team-focused environment.
- Capable of taking initiative on projects in all phases and following through to completion.
Please specify your salary requirements and include a URL to your demo reels.
Submissions without salary requirements and demo reels will not be considered.

Managing Editor/Video Production Assistant

In this dual role you will manage day-to-day production of monthly print and weekly digital editions of two leading business-to-business magazines. Responsibilities will include writing articles, assigning and editing stories, managing print and digital production cycles, updating websites, social media management, and posting online content on a daily schedule.

You will also assist two magazine editors-in-chief and the director of video services with video capture and non-linear editing, video asset management, and client-based communication needs.

Your essential skills must include magazine and online content editing and the ability to multi-task in a scheduled production environment. A minimum of two years editorial experience is required with video production experience strongly preferred but not essential.