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Associate Director Content Management (Digital Asset Management experience required)

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THE OPPORTUNITY

The Associate Director Content Management will manage an enterprise level Digital Asset Management system and oversee the ingestion and integrity of production and ancillary files within the DAM. The AD will drive internal collaboration on digital strategy and manage a team consisting of 1-5 people.
In addition, the AD will create and provide oversight maintenance of file standards documents. He/she will also strategize, plan and own file transfers for all procurement projects. 


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with our internal and Global Scholastic partners in addition to outside vendors.
  • Ensure files are provided correctly for archival ingestion to Scholastic’s DAM system.
  • Monitor weekly vendor status reports for integrity of post-production assets.
  • Provide monthly metrics to Director on key aspects of file ingestion.
  • Weekly meetings with Director, direct reports, and key eCMS team members to discuss ongoing issues and resolutions among Business Units and vendors as it relates to the DAM system.
  • Review work processes on a regular basis and determine ways to improve efficiency, reduce costs and incorporate new technology.
  • Keep current on changes within the marketplace. 


HOW YOU CAN FIT

  • Effective communicator at all levels
  • Ability to own complex issues and to use intuition, experience and data to drive change
  • Strong knowledge of prepress, printing and DAM technologies 
  • Ability to train and manage a staff
  • High motivation, assertiveness, flexibility and adaptability to change
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations in high pressure work environment
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Demonstrate productivity in a team environment
  • A bachelor's degree
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working within book publishing is a strong plus


WHO WE ARE

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.


Some benefits that we offer:

  • 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment
  • Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination. To view the full EOE policy, click here.

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