John Mass

Freelance Customer Response Freelancer & Project Manager

1923
Location:Hazlet, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/johnmass
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JOHN MASS

16 Van Dorn Street Keyport, NJ 07735 Mobile (646-373-6686) john.mass@verizon.net
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

BAUER PUBLISHING, ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ 4/10-11/10
Ad Manager
• Digital ad inspection of all ads being posted to the Bauer Ad Portal
• Worked with Production department and clients to meet all ad specifications such as ad size and color/bleeds
• Peak performer of the Bauer Ad Portal and handled all uploads
• Placed all ads in all 8 consumer titles including In Touch Weekly, Life in Style, Woman’s World.
• Received and quality assured online creative and ensured they were within media kit specifications
• Acted as all liaisons between production and editorial departments as well as all customer communications

ASSOCIATED BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL (ABPI), New York, NY 1/07-11/09
Production Manager
• Responsible for ownership for 7 monthly publications, including all production, insert, and all financial aspects
• Responsible for managing inventory for all marketing and custom publishing products
• Acted as liaison between printers, art department, editorial department, sales, advertisers and agencies
• Created and successfully maintained annual schedules for all publications, custom publishing, and marketing pieces
• Quoted inserts, business reply cards tip-ons, gatefolds, CDs, DVDs and other marketing and revenue generating materials
• Managed Custom Publishing/revenue generated products, including specification adherence, printing, insertion, and invoicing
• Responsible for all price quotes with vendors, negotiated prices and made sure price quoted were honored
• Heavy customer service including trafficking materials, granting extensions, quote requests and general inquiries
• Involved in trouble shooting and resolution of all, problems and complaints, including liaison between Sales, editorial, production, external clients, vendors, and any other involved parties.
• Responsible for creating and monitoring annual budgets, as well as cost analysis, accruals, forecasting, and financial reporting.

SOURCEMEDIA FORMERLY THOMSON MEDIA, New York, NY 1/01-12/06
Production Manager
• Placed digital ads for various financial trade publications, created ad and edit layout
• Responsible for accruing sales, approving and coding invoices for several magazines including Bond Buyer, National Mortgage News
• Acted as liaison between publishers, sales, printers, vendors, advertisers
• Created and coordinated several schedules with several printing plants
• Responsible for accruing and meeting budgets for several publications on a monthly basis
• Trained and supervised two production coordinators that assisted with all trafficking. Estimated Business Reply Cards, Inserts, Outserts+ Polybags

VNU BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS USA, New York, NY 8/97-12/01
Production Manager
• Cost-effectively laid out several monthly trade publications
• Generated all paperwork to the printing plants and approved vendor invoices
• Inspected all incoming ad material and editorial pages received from agencies and advertisers

Skills - Adobe CS4/CS5 Google Analytics, DoubleClick DART for Publishers (DFP), Google AdWords, HTML, Flash, FTP, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, ImageReady, InDesign, Quark, Impoze, Filemaker, Visio, etc.