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Prepress Technician 

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Location Forum Communications Printing Duluth  
City, State Duluth, MN  
Close Date 12/28/2019  

Forum Communications Printing in Duluth, MN is accepting applications for a part time Prepress Technician to prepare material used to produce the daily newspaper.


  • Maintain operational condition of CTP platesetters, plate processors following manufacturer’s maintenance schedules.
  • Prepare edition plans. Compose and send newspaper and commercial editions to imagers.
  • Archive the editions that have been printed for online using Olive Software.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively with customers or employees of organization.
  • Must be familiar with Macintosh and PC computers, using programs such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and QuarkXPress.
  • Employee must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.
About the Organization At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives for all employees. Additional perks for full-time positions include comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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