Director of Publications Resume Samples

The Director of Publications is responsible for planning, editing, and coordinating the written content for publications. The job duty includes using media tools for promoting and disseminating information and products. Other related duties are listed on the Director of Publications Resume as – leading the growth in market share, quality, usage, reputation, and financial performance for various publishing projects; implementing the progressive strategies, approving the project design, and analyzing the research study; providing administrative support, managing staff of professionals in the publications unit; approving and signing all expenditures, proofreading publications before publishing; and interviewing all job candidates.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – experience in writing and editing; proficiency in the English language and strong communication skills, a good understanding of written sentences in work-related documents, and listening skills. The applicant should be well-educated to at least a degree level in fields such as Mass communication or journalism.

Director of Publications Resume example

Director of Publications Resume

Summary : As a Director Of Publications, responsible for Developing advertising strategies, Staying abreast of advertising performance in multiple geographic regions to continuously evaluate the effectiveness and refine campaign strategies

Skills : Publisher, Editing, Proofreading, Project Management, Staff Management.

Description :

    1. Promoted to Director of Publishing.
    2. Coordinated the intake of submitted chapters.
    3. Performed house-style compliance checks.
    4. Performed CopyScape Premium checks on all submitted material.
    5. Worked closely with Content Editor to ensure quality materials are submitted for publishing.
    6. Worked closely with Project Leaders to coordinate various types of publications: eBooks, Hard Copy print, and journals (both print and online).
    7. Developed new policies for hard copy proposals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Communications


Director of Publications Resume

Objective : An opportunity that involves technical or nontechnical writing, editing, and proofreading; print and Web publication production; general communications; and/or project management.

Skills : Publishing, Sales Management, Engineering.

Description :

    1. Directed the operational activities of the Publications Department, including oversight of editorial, production, and distribution of 4 journals, a monthly news magazine, and non-periodical publications with direct management of a team of six staff.
    2. Managed the relevant fiscal operations of the division.
    3. Engaged in strategic planning on the development of publications across multiple media, and participate in ongoing assessment of publication programs.
    4. Contracted with and manage vendors engaged by the Society in support of department projects.
    5. Oversaw the development of and transition to new digital technologies.
    6. Supervised professional staff and freelancers to ensure on-time and on-budget project completion in an environment of changing needs and priorities. 
    7. Managed budget for all printed periodicals and marketing collateral.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      Business Administration


      Director of Publications Resume

      Headline : An enthusiastic self-motivated team player with a multifunctional management background in project management, event planning, communications and marketing. I have proven the ability to simultaneously view the big picture while keeping an eye on the smallest details.

      Skills : Teaching Art, Abobe, Working With Others, Graphic Desing.

      Description :

        1. Directed Publications Operations for organization with more than 20,000 members.
        2. Served on Senior Management Team charged with vision, strategic direction and overall NSA leadership.
        3. Participated on executive management team; play a key role in association's top level vision, advising, decision-making, strategic direction, tactical execution, and administrative leader- ship.
        4. Advanced member communication into digital media and mobile market.
        5. Played major role in two website redesigns answering the demand for e-commerce interactivity.
        6. Improved member-driven activities: recruitment, retention, membership data, programs and services into mobile market.
        7. Relaunched National Neighborhood Watch into online, digital platform.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BS

      Director of Publications Resume

      Summary : Director of Publications Professional with extensive experience working with diverse groups. Expertise in strategic planning, communications, copywriting, publishing, media and public relations across a variety of industries. Excellent communicator with proven success in the planning and development of high quality publications and detailed public relations releases. Collaborative leader highly adept in the management of organizational publication processes and productivity to facilitate community awareness of brands, services and initiatives.

      Skills : Graphic Design, Production Editor.

      Description :

        1. Directed all publications including an award-winning, quarterly membership magazine, quarterly member newsletter, a biannual niche magazine and specialty issues including art catalogs.
        2. Assumed responsibility for two major art catalogs and niche magazine after restructuring and loss of one-third of publications staff, completing both on time and within budget despite cutbacks.
        3. Managed more than 600 pages of content while reducing costs through strategic planning and review of all pages before printing.
        4. Earned the 2009 OKC Society of Professional Journalists Award/Best Magazine 2nd Place for Persimmon Hill magazine.
        5. Coordinated with editor-in-chief on upcoming issues of the magazines and newsletters.
        6. Managed freelance writers and photographers; reviewed incoming queries; assigned and edited stories; prepared contracts; assessed ability of writers to determine quality of work and future assignments; proofread, edited and prepared stories for layout.
        7. Secured copyright permissions for photographs/graphics working with various photographers, museums and historical societies to prevent lawsuits; provided images and captions for newspapers, magazines and film productions.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      Bachelors Of Communication

      Director of Publications Resume

      Headline : To secure a financially rewarding and mentally challenging, permanent full-time position, through which I can grow and adapt to the changing climate of graphic design and publishing, learn new skills, apply skills adept at presently, and work with a team of conscientious and self-motivated individuals.

      Skills : MS office, Managing Skills.

      Description :

        1. Led the design and development of multi-tiered direct mail campaigns.
        2. Managed national teams of artists, designers, writers, web developers and production managers, and delegated duties to staff.
        3. Developed online content for corporate website and subsidiary sites.
        4. Collaborated with VP of Communications on the editing and proofreading of all print and web publications.
        5. Conceptualized publication plans for both print and web for executive team approval.
        6. Directed advertising initiatives to increase brand awareness and donor revenue.
        7. Reduced monthly publication costs by 30%, enabling increase in mail quantity Initiated the redesign of monthly publications to enhance marketability to younger donor base and increase ROI.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      B.A. In Art

      Director of Publications Resume

      Summary : Editor and writer with a master's degree in journalism and 18 years' experience editing, writing, and overseeing websites and the production of magazines, directories, annual reports, newsletters and marketing materials. Seeking to contribute strong management, editorial and organizational skills to an organization in growth mode.

      Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office, QuarkXPress, InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Illustrator And WordPress; Strong Command Of The Associated Press Stylebook And The Chicago Manual Of Style; And Basic Knowledge Of Dreamweaver, HTML And CSS.

      Description :

        1. Supervised the production of a four-color monthly magazine, four resource guides, an annual directory and handbook, a biennial salary survey and a variety of brochures for this national legal association.
        2. Managed redesign of AALL Spectrum, the association's monthly magazine - transforming it from an inconsistent publication to a sophisticated product with a unified voice.
        3. Saved the organization tens of thousands of dollars in printing expenses while enhancing the magazine's overall look from a two-color to a four-color publication.
        4. Improved editorial quality of the magazine by incorporating journalistic features, opinion articles, humorous commentaries and how-to pieces - vs. a simple first-person editorial format.
        5. Reduced advertising trafficking expenses by 50 percent.
        6. Initiated a push for a new brand identity and the institution of a unified marketing message.
        7. Collaborated with web personnel to transition older print material to completely online format.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      Master Of Science In Journalism

      Director of Publications Resume

      Objective : Technical Writing Created help files and content management system for proprietary software at Wireless Ronin Technologies. Many customers, including Starbucks Corporate, were very pleased with the end product. Created end-user guides and help files for software applications in legal technologies (tools used for litigation, regulatory inquiry or investigation) and data recovery environments.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Wordpress.

      Description :

        1. Created, coordinated, edited, and published monthly Created graphic designs for video covers, cassette newsletter, training manuals, and booklets (Microsoft covers, flyers, posters, brochures, and t-shirts Word, Adobe PageMaker, Photoshop, and Illustrator).
        2. Created and published newspaper advertisements for Created special PowerPoint slides for musicals and special events.
        3. Wrote, designed, and edited weekly church bulletin (PageMaker).
        4. Supervised others in the printing of weekly church Upgraded and maintained church website using publications and special projects.
        5. Worked closely with editors and advertising department to develop story lines that facilitate advertising revenue as well as work with production department to oversee the layout and look of the publications and books.
        6. Supervised web content for each product.
        7. Launched targeted ad campaigns across the US, introducing the brand to new markets.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      MS

      Director of Publications Resume

      Headline : As a Director of Publications professional, my passion is generating communications that drive results. From stimulating employee engagement to strengthening the corporate brand, I thrive on developing and delivering targeted, multi-channel communications plans that reinforce corporate vision, values and goals. Change Management Strategy Development Employee Engagement Strategic Communications Employee Onboarding Executive Communications.

      Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Publisher, Photoshop, Premiere, Pro Presenter, Photography, Quickbooks.

      Description :

        1. Created, coordinated, edited, and published monthly newsletter, training manuals, and booklets (Microsoft Word, Adobe PageMaker, Photoshop, and Illustrator).
        2. Created graphic designs for video covers, cassette covers, flyers, posters, brochures, and t-shirts (Illustrator, Photoshop, and PageMaker).
        3. Created and published newspaper advertisements for special events.
        4. Created special PowerPoint slides for musicals and church services.
        5. Wrote, designed, and edited weekly church bulletin (PageMaker).
        6. Supervised others in the printing of weekly church publications and special projects.
        7. Upgraded and maintained church website using PageMill.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Director of Publications Resume

      Summary : To do public interest investigative and political reporting and/or public policy research and analysis for a news or non-partisan organization based in Texas or a state capital.

      Skills : Excel, Netsuite, Word, Printsmith.

      Description :

        1. Developed and negotiated yearly contracts for Chamber of Commerce publications.
        2. Analyzed the profitability of publications.
        3. Obtained advertising information and payments from advertisers.
        4. Liaison between advertising sales representatives, Chamber of Commerce, advertiser and art department.
        5. Developed and wrote editorial information to be used in Chamber of Commerce publications.
        6. Organized electronic art files for Chamber Publications.
        7. Led a global staff producing localized product documentation and online help; created and produced marketing materials and administered all corporate trademarks.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Director of Publications Resume

      Summary : Unique blend of marketing, communications, management and sales skills More than fifteen years of sales experience in technology and healthcare fields Experience working in a hospital environment across multiple departments 5 years of small business ownership Over ten years of experience in print and web content development in healthcare and home improvement markets. Lead marketing efforts for all titles released by Partnership Publishing Book Division. Experience in multi-media production and event planning.

      Skills : Writing, Editing, Media Relations, Content Creation, Publishing, SEO.

      Description :

        1. Managed and produced technical product documentation localized into 13 languages.
        2. Administered over 300 active trademark applications and registrations in 27 countries/regions.
        3. Wrote stories assigned by editor-in-chief; pieces included western state focus pieces and numerous event recaps; wrote additional articles and edited all publications submissions.
        4. Worked with multiple departments to prepare more than 140 bios for three art catalogs and proofread publications for accuracy of information.
        5. Launched online webinar and elearning series.
        6. Served as the Universitys primary marketing writer, generating a high volume of persuasive and compelling content for print collateral including but not limited to top tier Admission view book and yield brochure, academic Deans report.
        7. Printed, broadcasted and outdoor advertisements for institutional, undergraduate and graduate enrollment.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            10+ Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Senior
            Education
            Education
            GED