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Publishing Manager

Zürich, Zürich, SwitzerlandMarketing

Job description

Breitling stands apart with our unique brand of modern-retro watches dedicated to adventure in the air, on land, and at sea. We’re looking for a Publishing Manager to join our #Squad.

Main goals of the position:

Breitling’s publishing department is expanding and we’re looking for a talented Publishing Manager to take our printed content to the next level. The ideal candidate brings extensive knowledge of the publishing sector, is a whizz at working in a multi-agency environment and is a proven project manager who keeps things ticking on time and on budget. If this sounds like you, read on.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Publishing project management
  • Managing publishing budgets
  • Securing printer dates / paper orders
  • Overseeing the pre-press process
  • Attending press checks and print acceptances
  • Building and maintaining relationships with translation services, agencies, publishers, and printers
  • Facilitating publication orders to Breitling’s markets worldwide

Job requirements

Expected Deliverables in Year 1:

  • Ownership of publishing project management, including the release of various books and catalogues


  • Minimum 5-years’ experience in a book, magazine, or newspaper production role
  • Extensive experience in multi-agency publishing-project coordination
  • Hands-on experience attending press checks
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Sharepoint, etc)
  • Strong understanding of content legalities, such as image rights
  • Familiarity with the printing processes, paper, and specialty finishings
  • Facility with project management software
  • Business English. French and German are a plus

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of work experience in a publishing project management role
  • Luxury industry experience is considered a plus


  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as business, communications, journalism or marketing.

At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Doers and results-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and experimenters
  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Inspired by heritage and craftsmanship


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