Printing Jobs

Printing communication is one of the most powerful and strongest mass communication that is growing rapidly. Magazines, newspapers, and books come to mind often when people think about products that are printed. Such products are familiar to almost everyone. Print is power if it is in the right hands. According to some famous sayings “book is an indispensable document in its own field” and “book lives longer than the author himself” also establish the print’s importance. Printed material such as a newspaper, magazine, or book has a strong impact on society and plays an important role in nation-building.

Printing communication is one of the most powerful and strongest mass communication that is growing rapidly. Magazines, newspapers, and books come to mind often when people think about products that are printed. Such products are familiar to almost everyone. Print is power if it is in the right hands. According to some famous sayings “book is an indispensable document in its own field” and “book lives longer than the author himself” also establish the print’s importance. Printed material such as a newspaper, magazine, or book has a strong impact on society and plays an important role in nation-building.

The Printing Industry is the industry in which the prime importance is held by technical skills. Each person who is engaged in performing typesetting, binding, printing, camera work, image setting, plate making, pasting, designing has specialized and specific roles that he contributes to and performs for the final output.

CAREER IN PRINT MEDIA

In this country, Print media is one of the sectors that is most flourishing. Today, the young generation is seen choosing a career in this as working in print media gives opportunities that are promising and stride ahead very fast. But the jobs in print media also demand a lot of patience and hard work. There are vast opportunities for qualified professionals in printing in India.

Printing technologist jobs are available in advertising agencies, book printers, packaging industries, machine manufacturers, magazines/newspapers, government presses, and even more commercial press that is private as technology consultant.

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN PRINT MEDIA

In India, the printing industry is one of the fastest-growing industries right now. In the major metro cities of India, there are literally thousands of quality printing houses that are always open for job opportunities.

In addition to that, there are some government departments that are engaged in printing and publishing activities are the Directorate of Printing and Stationery, National Museum, Offices of Registrar General of India, Parliament of India, Joint Cipher Bureau, State Council of Training and Educational Research, Government of India presses, All-State Textbook Corporations, All Universities, Survey of India, Bureau of Indian Standard, Zoological Survey of India, Sahitya Akademi, Publication Division, National Institute of Information Resource and Science Communication, National Council of Educational Research and Training, National Book Trust, Lalit Kala Academi, National Institute of Open Schooling, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Indian Council of Philosophical Research. A career in printing gives the opportunity to work in different positions such as Publication Officer, Supervisor, Manager Printing, Printing Officer, Technical Officer, Assistant Director of Production, Production Officer, Chief Production Officer, Head, Consultants, Lecturer, Reader, Professor, Director, Registrar, and General Manager.

This sector can have immense opportunities for employment. A technologist who has a specialty in printing can get a job in Private Publication houses, Banks, Government departments, Advertising Agencies, Magazines, and Newspapers. He can be in the sales and marketing department of companies that supply raw materials for photographic and printing films. Another option for a job in this sector is teaching for master’s degree courses, diplomas, polytechnics, colleges, and schools. A print technologist in the department of production of a magazine or a newspaper starts his path as a production supervisor that can go to the level of General Manager. Students after successfully completing the courses for printing technology can find jobs in media houses and printing companies across the country.

Generally, through campus interviews, the majority of the students are recruited by major companies of advertising, packaging industries, machine manufacturers, etc. All the leading publishers in the market recruit students through interviews happening on campus. Some of the students get multi-national companies. The software companies that are reputed also hire printing technologists in different capacities. The demand is always more in this field.

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