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Director, Production Editorial and Supplier Management | Callisto Media

We combine the power of Big Data, technology, and lean economics. We discover the information people are searching for and provide it. We help transform lives.

Callisto will be unmatched in providing products, services, and experiences to a diverse universe. From mainstream populations to groups that traditional companies believe are too small or economically unfeasible to address, we will meet their needs.

Today, we’re the fastest growing company in the $106 billion global publishing industry, and our primary method for meeting peoples’ needs is through long-form content in books. But creating books for them is only the beginning.


Reporting to the SVP Publishing, the Director Production Editorial and supplier management is responsible for the management of the production editorial team. The role is also accountable for defining and delivering publishing best practices across Calisto’s freelancers and internal production editorial. The Director Production Editorial and supplier management will work with our existing and future suppliers to define the overall quality standards and supplier strategy to drive improvements in overall production speed and value.


  • Management of day-to-day operations of the production editorial team
  • Establish and maintain best practices for internal and external production-related resources
  • Ensure that production-related resources scale to adapt to Calisto’s growth while maintaining quality standards
  • Define and deliver supplier strategy for Calisto’s third-party production resources
  • Maintain existing supplier relationships
  • Identify and deliver process changes to improve speed to market and overall product quality


Desired Skills and Experiences:

  • 15+ years’ experience managing pre-press and production editorial in a high-volume publishing environment
  • 10+ years’ experience successfully managing third-party vendors and freelancer relationships
  • Proven experience defining and implementing best practices in a production editorial and pre-press teams
  • Track record of implementing process changes that resulted in measurable improvements
  • Experience with effectively negotiating agreements and budgets with external parties to improve business metrics
  • Ability to meet deadlines and get results while juggling many priorities within tight timeframes
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Expertise with multi-formats and XML first workflows is a plus


Join us! We are a team where data drives our decisions. Where culture matters. We put our customers first and they embody our core values. We’re entrepreneurial and focused in our approach. We challenge each employee to experiment and drive results while feeling empowered to do their best work each and every day.

Callisto Media offers a competitive salary, full benefits, 401k, stock options, for full-time employees, as well as a friendly working environment. This is a full-time, onsite position.