Job opportunity at Blackbird Letterpress

BLACKBIRD LETTERPRESS PRINTER & ASSEMBLER: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Job Opening December 1, 2018

HOW TO APPLY Complete the application and upload your resume at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbFd8sOoGmbQHs7LiBrcJMUS__2Ehk.... If we are interested in your application, we will contact you for an interview. No phone calls. Thanks very much for your interest!

JOB REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBILITIES
-Packaging and assembling products
-Operating and light maintenance of letterpresses: Vandercook SP15, C&P 10x15
-Operating hydraulic paper cutter
-Custom ink mixing
-Assisting with production/fulfillment/packing/shipping of customer orders
-Coordinating daily letterpress logistics
-Coordinating weekly letterpress supply inventory
-Organizing, updating, and maintaining internal documents and databases

EMPLOYEE CHARACTERISTICS
-Impeccable attention to detail with a commitment to high quality work
-Self-motivated and hard working and on time to work
-Ability to follow written directions and work independently with minimal supervision
-Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot in printing process and assembly
-Demonstrates sound decision making and honesty
-Ability to work professionally and respectfully with fellow staff team and clients/customers
-Has a positive attitude and can accept constructive criticism
-Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
-Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

EXPERIENCE
The ideal candidate will have a background in letterpress printing and/or a degree in printmaking. Design experience (Illustrator & InDesign) is a plus.

HOURS Permanent full-time, 40 hours a week, 10am-6pm

COMPENSATION $12-15/hour depending on experience

ABOUT OUR COMPANY Blackbird Letterpress is a small letterpress printing and design studio based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We specialize in the printing and the assembly of fine stationery, greeting cards, handmade notebooks, calendars, and other paper products. We focus on our wholesale product line but also have a small custom printing department. Our impeccable attention to detail and commitment to quality and customer service is very important to our success. blackbirdletterpress.com

CONTACT INFORMATION Kathryn Hunter (owner), [email protected]

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