JOB OPPORTUNITY

BLACKBIRD LETTERPRESS PRINTER & ASSEMBLER
Job Opening December 1, 2018

HOW TO APPLY
Please fill out application here. If we are interested in your application, we will contact you for an interview. No phone calls. Thanks very much for your interest!

If you prefer not to submit your application via google, send your Resume and answer the following questions in an email to info@blackbirdletterpress.coml:
-Are you legally eligible to work in the US?
-Tell us about your experience in letterpress printing or printmaking?
-How have you been able to demonstrate attention to detail in your past work?
-How have you been able to demonstrate attention to detail in your past work?

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.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Kathryn Hunter (owner), info@blackbirdletterpress.com