Careers at Curry Printing

Current Open Positions:

Successful woman-owned small commercial printing company in the heart of downtown Baltimore’s business district seeks a detail-oriented, flexible Full-Time Production Associate to join our close-knit team. Known for over 40 years as the premier printer in Baltimore City, we at Curry Printing pride ourselves on our top-notch employees, investing time, energy and resources to create a fun, productive and satisfying workplace.

Were you mistreated by an employer during the pandemic? Did you get laid off, furloughed, and then asked back again, with changes in your work schedule? None of that happened to the team members here at Curry Printing. We had a sales slowdown, but we did not lay off, furlough, or cut the hours, pay, or benefits of a single employee here. We are committed hard workers who show up every day for our clients and for each other.

If you are looking for a job with a small, local company that truly cares about its employees, you should read on.

Here’s what you will be responsible for:

  • Running digital presses and copiers: 5%
  • Operating digital bindery equipment as well as other post-production operations: 30%
  • Proofreading client projects: 5%
  • Managing and checking digital files: 5%
  • Answering phones: 5%
  • Serving walk-in customers: 5%
  • Quality control to ensure that every job we send out to clients is perfect; packing up print jobs: 20%
  • Packing up jobs, shipping and scheduling of messenger deliveries: 10%
  • Using Print Management software for quoting, job tracking, and paperwork: 5%
  • Making walking deliveries to local clients in downtown Baltimore (when safe): 5%
  • General shop appearance/upkeep: 5%
  • Solving unexpected issues and challenges: all day, every day!
  • Maintaining a clean and well-organized work area

Key requirements:

  • You should have prior experience working in a print shop or related field.
  • You must have a warm, pleasant demeanor and the ability to build friendly rapport with all types of people.
  • You should have at least one year of experience working in a customer-facing role and be able to demonstrate your commitment to a positive customer experience in the face of challenges.
  • You must be an excellent proofreader, the type of person who will notice tiny spelling or grammatical errors that everyone else missed. Does it drive you up the wall when you notice typos in published works? This could be a great fit! Copy editing or proofreading experience is a plus.
  • You maintain your composure and keep a smile on your face even when priorities change, or frustrations arise.
  • You are a true team player: someone who works best in a group, believes that we are better together, and brings positivity to the work environment daily, leaving complaints at the door.
  • You must be intelligent, hard-working and a creative problem-solver to fit in with our culture.
  • You must be someone who can step up and take responsibility, no finger-pointing.
  • You need to be amiable and unflappable…we work in a high-pressure and fast turn-time environment, so for everyone to keep their sanity, you’ve got to have an easy-going demeanor.
  • You must be loyal; in a small company, we are like family to one another and having each other’s backs is crucial.
  • You must be a clear and precise communicator.
  • This job requires being on your feet for most of the day. You must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • No slackers, please! We are a small, hardworking team and we value initiative and personal responsibility.

 

Benefits/What we offer:

  • Excellent work-life balance. Leave your work at work and leave your personal life at home.
  • Predictable hours and stability – we’ve been around a long time.
  • Generous comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing; professional development and education benefits.
  • “Sandwich Thursdays” – company-provided lunch every week.
  • Casual dress code – jeans every day.
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Pay range: $16-20 per hour depending upon prior experience.

Candidates must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 5pm. This is NOT a remote position; we need someone to work these hours in our office in downtown Baltimore every day.

Our company operates using EOS/Traction, a system with simple tools to help us all be 100% on the same page on where we are going and how we will get there, to be more accountable and disciplined, and to be healthy as a functional and cohesive team.

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service, meeting impossible deadlines and having a fantastic support team with tremendous knowledge in all aspects of graphic design, printing, promotional items, signage, and mailing. Work in a fast-paced environment that encourages creativity, appreciates constructive feedback, and is committed to developing professionals!

How to apply:

Submit a resume to michele@curryprint.com

A successful woman-owned small commercial printing company in the heart of downtown Baltimore’s business district seeks a detail-oriented, flexible Full-Time Customer Service Representative to join our close-knit team. Known for over 40 years as the premier printer in Baltimore City, we at Curry Printing pride ourselves on our top-notch employees, investing time, energy, and resources to create a fun, productive, and satisfying workplace.

Were you mistreated by an employer during the pandemic? Did you get laid off, furloughed, and then asked back again, with changes in your work schedule? None of that happened to the team members here at Curry Printing. We had a sales slowdown, but we did not lay off, furlough or cut the hours, pay or benefits of a single employee here. We are committed hard workers who show up every day for our clients and for each other.

If you are looking for a job with a local company that truly cares about its employees, you should read on.

Qualified candidates will be comfortable jumping headfirst into a fast-paced environment and multitasking all day, every day. Handling concurrent projects in varying stages and with aggressive deadlines is just a regular day for us here! Attention to detail is key – we are looking for a ‘micro’ thinker who can carefully follow set processes, proofread their own work, and triple-check for accuracy every time.

Here’s what you will be responsible for:

  • Print project estimating, including generating quotes and work orders
  • Order processing
  • Outside vendor management (promo products experience a plus)
  • Constant interaction with clients and prospects
  • Answer phones and juggling deadlines
  • Problem-solving production and delivery concerns, working closely with our graphic designers and production staff
  • Following up with clients

Who are we looking for?

  • You act with a sense of urgency. You don’t look around for someone else to take charge – you jump in and ask questions.
  • You are a competent problem-solver. You can find information on your own, think creatively, and stay positive about challenges.
  • You TCOB every day. A long to-do list isn’t stressful for you, it’s exciting!
  • No slackers, please! We are a small, hardworking team and we value initiative and personal responsibility.
  • You notice the small details. Grammar and spelling mistakes bug you.
  • The best candidate will have experience working as a CSR in commercial printing, signage, promotional items, or a related industry. If you have a different or untraditional experience that relates to this role, let us know!
  • You have a passion for high-quality customer service. Do you find it unacceptable when businesses put the customer’s needs last? Contact us – we ALWAYS treat our customers well.
  • You must be someone who can step up and take responsibility, no finger-pointing.
  • You need to be amiable and unflappable…we work in a high-pressure and fast turn-time environment, so for everyone to keep their sanity, you’ve got to have an easy-going demeanor. When everything is a disaster, you’re the one calmly figuring out the next step and seeing the silver lining.
  • You must be a clear and precise communicator. You are able to explain things in a way that everyone understands, and you have a good eye for what information is sensitive and what isn’t.
  • Please, if you don’t have a sense of humor, you can stop reading here.
  • Experience in Printer’s Plan or other print management software is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with promotional products desired, but not required.
  • Military veterans preferred.

Benefits/What we offer:

  • Excellent work-life balance. Leave your work at work and leave your personal life at home.
  • Predictable hours and stability – we’ve been around a long time.
  • Generous comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan and profit-sharing; professional development and education benefits.
  • “Sandwich Thursdays” – company-provided lunch every week.
  • Casual dress code – jeans every day.
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Pay range: $15-$18 per hour depending upon prior experience.

Candidates must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm. This position does not qualify for remote work; we need someone to work these hours in our office in downtown Baltimore every day.

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service, meeting impossible deadlines and having a fantastic support team with tremendous knowledge in all aspects of graphic design, printing, promotional items, signage, and mailing. Work in a fast-paced environment that encourages creativity, appreciates constructive feedback, and is committed to developing professionals!

How to apply:

Submit a resume and portfolio to michele@curryprint.com

Why work at our print shop?

Career Careers print shopWork should be challenging, rewarding, and fun. That’s what we believe at Curry Printing anyway.

If you agree, we’d love to have you join our team. We’re always on the lookout for talented, creative, and motivated people who are interested in helping customers and building a successful brand.

Our co-workers are bright, personable, optimistic, creative, and detail-oriented. We provide a pleasant, supportive atmosphere and corporate culture that encourages each co-worker to develop his or her individual potential to the fullest. We continually seek out those with extraordinary skills, attitudes and work ethics.

We also boast a high retention rate among our co-workers.

Here are a few reasons why:

  • Our print shop has a proven track record of success.

  • Our product—printing—is an essential element to the success of almost every business.

  • We have ongoing employment, training, and advancement opportunities, along with competitive compensation programs and a friendly, supportive working atmosphere.

  • Open-minded management is always looking for ideas and ways to do things better.

  • A 2020 BBJ’s Best Places to Work Finalist for great benefits and environment!

 


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