Project Management
G0300141 Requisition #

Job responsibilities for Proprietary Planner

1) Initiate pricing requests for custom and proprietary projects; enter project specifications into internal systems and work with manufacturing planning to establish vendors and costs associated with project. Communicate those specifications, costs and lead time to the development team. Distribute dummies of projects to development team for review and approval.

2) Review standard backlist requests to ensure we have contractual rights to sell into Special Sales market. Once confirmed provide pricing to development/sales teams.

3) Ensure communication regarding the status of special projects to all relevant parties through weekly report. Attend development team meeting and production status meetings to gather information for weekly report.

4) Once Sales confirms project is being ordered, generate the kick off of the project which informs editorial, design, production and manufacturing teams that project should be started and any special requirements. Ensure product can meet established deadlines, provide Sales with confirmation of deadlines and track project’s progress through weekly report. Ensure project is meeting event milestones for approvals and send product pdfs to Sales team for sign off and approval from client.

5) Liaise with Operations and Supply to ensure, once a project is approved to manufacture, retailer logistical requirements are met and provided. Communicate with Special Sales team to ensure questions and issues are resolved.

6) Coordinate with outside packagers to gather relevant system information for Sales to present costs to clients. Ensure specifications of the project are provided using company documents and enter information into internal systems for manufacturing planning to set up vendor.

7) Quality assurance on finished product – review and ensure product meets approved specifications, distribute product to Sales and Editorial teams. If issues, work with teams to determine course of action for resolve and postmortem of where issue occurred.


• College degree
• Familiarity with Word, Excel, STEP/EPIC, CLM and production process.
• Knowledge of Scholastic backlist a plus.


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.

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