Our Culture

At Associates International, Inc. (Ai), fostering a fun, positive, collaborative and rewarding environment is at the core of everything we do. We spend one third of our working days with each other, so it’s important that we like what we do and who we work with. Our company is built on high character people who demonstrate a positive attitude and a “seize the day” approach, enabling us to deliver legendary customer service and winning results.

If you possess these traits and are drawn to a company culture like ours, please see our employment opportunities below.

Employment Opportunities

Associates International, Inc. is currently hiring for the following positions: Account Representative, Estimator, Database/Mail Room Associate, Driver and Warehouse – Shipping/Receiving Associate. If you would like to submit a resumé for other future openings, please click the General Employment tab and fill out the form. Associates International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Manager – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International(Ai), a marketing implementation company, seeks an energetic Marketing Manager interested in developing innovative marketing programs and identifying target markets/prospects to drive continued growth of our company. A successful applicant must enjoy working with a team plus be self-motivated and highly ethical.

This positive, detailed-oriented person will be responsible for analyzing target markets/prospects for alignment with our competitive advantages and developing our outbound and inbound marketing activities in all aspects from direct mail through social media and web. Working with the sales team, this persistent person will help turn our targeted prospects into customers by driving multi-channel marketing campaigns.

This position will require a strong proficiency in MS Office (or equivalent) applications, CRM platforms (Salesforce, Dynamics, etc.) and previous social media management experience. A bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years experience in marketing is required. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, web page development, email marketing, and promotional products is a plus.

If you are an A-Player who is interested in joining a hands-on, team environment, please enter your First name, Last name, & Email address below. Then upload a Narrative Letter and your Résumé. Finally, click Submit. Once the form clears, that is your confirmation that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will then get back to you within two business days.

Sincerely,

Joe Farley – Chief Operating Officer

Account Executive – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International, Inc. (Ai) seeks a competitive team member, who takes pride in their work, to join our sales team. We are a growing print communications firm specializing in commercial print, direct mail, wide format, digital marketing and cloud printing solutions. A self-motivated and tech savvy account executive who is organized and results-oriented will thrive in our environment. Account Executives will be responsible for new business development of target accounts. Being adaptable and trying creative approaches to gain new customers is a skill that will serve you well at Ai. Of course, strong communication and relationship skills are integral too!

Attention to detail and the ability to effectively work through multiple projects at one time are necessary skills. If you have the hunter mentality and are excited by the prospect of building a successful book of business with a growing company, please click the application form above, enter your first name, last name and e-mail address. Also upload a narrative letter which includes one example of how you overcame rejection in your career and one example of a creative approach you used to land an account. Then upload your resume and click submit. Once the form clears you will receive a confirmation email that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will get back to you within two business days.

Sincerely,

Joe Farley – Chief Operating Officer

Estimator/Purchaser (Outside Services) – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International, Inc. (Ai), a marketing implementation company, is seeking a team player that will be responsible for estimating and purchasing of outside services.

This individual will work with outside vendors and internal departments to develop a schedule for the delivery of products and/or resources. The individual will monitor the flow of materials and/or resources through the process to ensure on time delivery. Coordinator will troubleshoot problems to make sure a job remains on schedule. To confirm that a work process is progressing on schedule, coordinator monitors communication and work between departments and vendors.

Position Overview

The focus of this specialized, technically oriented position is on meeting and exceeding high standards of accuracy and quality based on established systems, technologies and guidelines. Strength in technical problem solving based on expertise and experience, and a strong commitment to efficiently achieve high quality results is required. A thoughtful, persevering, self-disciplined approach to achieving accurate, detailed work is essential. Job responsibilities and expectations are clearly defined, as is the scope of job authority. Expertise and competency is developed a systematic technical training program, as well as in ongoing exposure to and training in new technical systems once they have been adopted and well tested. A key aspect of the job includes the ongoing identification of technical problems and the development of sound, carefully thought-out solutions. Problem solving is focused on proven systems and technologies and established organizational relationships. Solutions should minimize risk to the organization and utilize existing resources. Because of the expertise developed in this position, it is necessary to regularly initiate and communicate viewpoints on problems and opportunities in a factual, straightforward manner. This job allows for autonomy and independence, and is primarily self-reliant. If the job involves managing others, there is a need for someone who will exercise the necessary authority in assuring that subordinates meet or exceed the same technical standards of quality and accuracy. Delegation must be firm, clear and focused on the specific tasks and technical activities of the job. Because of the fast paced job environment, decisions must be made quickly and firmly, within the defined scope of job authority and based on job expertise. In general, this is a valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards.

Job Characteristics

Pace and Variety of Activities:

Varied activities Multiple, simultaneous projects and tasks Continual problem/solution identification Fast-paced environment.

Focus:

Technical/analytical focus Work within established systems, standards, and procedures Communication based on job knowledge and expertise.

Decision-Making:

Authoritative, quick decision making within defined span of control Focused on established systems and technologies Fact-based, solution oriented Minimal risk taking.

Communication and Collaboration:

Focused on job knowledge and expertise Must provide clear, direct, authoritative direction to others Need for collaboration is minimal, when necessary it is task focused, and this person’s role is to provide primarily technical, analytical skills to the team.

Ideal Candidate

The individual will be a team player with good judgement, have the ability for critical thinking and good decision making.  Necessary to have excellent communication skills and above average attention to detail. The individual will have a high standard of quality and accuracy and be extremely task oriented.

Areas of Responsibility will include but not limited to:

Manage specialized work efficiently, with confidence and competence
Direct work flow between vendors and internal departments to produce the job most efficiently without jeopardizing the quality
Consistently communicate with suppliers to ensure planning and execution are always aligned
Continuously drive accurate, high-quality results which align with company’s high standards for customer service
Follow company quality control procedures
Establishing a relationship with vendors and expanding the approved vendor list
Follow all safety rules and general housekeeping policies
Communicate effectively with other team members and vendors
Estimating – Accurately estimate paper usage, bindery processes, speeds of production equipment, and calculate costs for all viable production methods in which the job can be produced and determine the best method of production.
Paper Purchases – Back Up
Other duties as assigned

Specifications (Ticket):

Required:

  • Previous estimating and purchaser experience (2 years minimum)
  • High School diploma or equivalent

 

Preferred:

  • Previous estimating and purchasing (3+ years’ experience)
  • Previous Avanti Experience

 

Desired:

  • Previous Estimating and purchasing (5+ years’ Experience)

If you have the skills and personality who is interested in potentially joining our team please click the application form above. You’ll be required to enter your first name, last name, e-mail address, and upload your cover letter and resume. Finally click submit. Once the form clears you will receive a confirmation email that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will get back to you within one business days.

Sincerely,

Maria Geserick – Chief Administrative Officer

Digital Press Operator – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International, Inc. (Ai), a marketing implementation company, is seeking a full-time 2nd shift (3pm -11:00 pm) employee that will be responsible to operate digital press equipment efficiently to produce jobs to specifications.

The areas of responsibility are:
Operate Xerox Igens equipment efficiently
Read and interpret job tickets, verify stock, ink and text
Ability to troubleshoot issues
Perform Preventive Maintenance
Follow all safety rules and general housekeeping policies
Communicate effectively with other team members
Physical – able to lift 50 lbs. – 75 lbs. and ability to handle paper
Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical aptitude that possesses good judgement and decision making.

This positions requires:
3 years previous digital press experience required
High school diploma or equivalent

Associates International, Inc. offers competitive wages commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package.

If you have the skills and personality who is interested in potentially joining our team please click the application form above. You’ll be required to enter your first name, last name, e-mail address, and upload your cover letter and resume. Finally click submit. Once the form clears you will receive a confirmation email that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will get back to you within one business days.

Sincerely,

Maria Geserick – Chief Administrative Officer

Offset Press Operator (Pressman – Printing) – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International, Inc. (Ai), a marketing implementation company, is seeking a full time and part time “EXPERIENCED” sheet fed press operator (preferably Heidelberg experience). The ideal candidate is a team player with a focus on quality, having the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and practice blameless problem solving.

  • A MINIMUM of 3 YEARS full time press experience is required (Heidelberg experience preferred)
  • Hourly pay for this position will be based on experience.
  • Associates International, Inc. offers a full package of benefit and employee programs such as:
  • Pre-employment drug testing and background check
  • Medical Coverage & Vision Coverage (including spouse & dependent coverage)
  • Dental Coverage
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time off Benefits including: Vacation, Sick, and Holiday
The areas of responsibility are:
Read and interpret job specifications
Safe and efficient operation of press equipment
Accurate and consistent color throughout assigned jobs
Ensure operating condition of press through preventive maintenance
Follow company quality control procedures
Compliance with all safety rules and general housekeeping policies
Communicate effectively with other team members
Qualifications:
Positive attitude and critical thinking
Physical – Ability to lift 50 lbs. and ability to handle paper
Previous sheet fed press experience (3 years minimum)
Ability to use and understand a densitometer
Strong basic mathematical skills
High School diploma or equivalent
Mechanical Aptitude
Knowledge of hand tools

Associates International, Inc. offers competitive wages commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package.

If you have the skills and personality who is interested in potentially joining our team please click the application form above. You’ll be required to enter your first name, last name, e-mail address, and upload your cover letter and resume. Finally click submit. Once the form clears you will receive a confirmation email that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will get back to you within one business days.

Sincerely,

Maria Geserick – Chief Administrative Officer

Die Cutter Operator – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International, Inc. (Ai), a marketing implementation company, is seeking a team player that will be responsible to set up and operate a cylinder press and windmill to perform diecutting, scoring and perfing to customer specifications.

The applicant will need to be able to:
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Set up and operate cylinder press and windmill to perform diecutting, scoring and perfing to customer specifications and industry standards
Set up cutter to check work before running
Monitor and maintain diecutting supplies
Read and interpret job tickets
Follow all safety rules and general housekeeping policies
Physical – able to lift 50 lbs. and ability to handle paper
Other duties as assigned

This self motivated individual will have a strong mechanical aptitude and possess good judgment and decision making.

This position requires a minimum 3 years diecutting experience, basic computer knowledge, strong math skills, the ability to perform heavy lifting and moving of cartons and a high school diploma or equivalent. Heidelberg cylinder experience, Heidelberg windmill experience, cutting and/or other bindery machine experience a plus.

If you have the skills and personality who is interested in potentially joining our team please enter your First name, Last Name & Email address below. Then upload a Cover Letter and your Resume. Finally click submit. Once the form clears, that is your confirmation that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will then get back to you within one business day.

Sincerely,

Maria Geserick – Chief Administrative Officer

Warehouse: Shipping/Receiving Associate – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Associates International, Inc. (Ai), a marketing implementation company, is seeking a team player that will be responsible for warehouse operations, with the ability to operate material handling equipment and a back-up delivery driver.

Hours are Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm

Salary – $10.00/hour – $12.00/hour

The applicant will need to be able to:
Maintain a clean and safe work environment in the warehouse
Inspect incoming materials and ensure correlation to purchase order/delivery receipt
Receive in MIS System providing accurate counts
Label and store materials accurately and neatly
Maintain board indicating storage locations
Pull inventories and drop materials from inventory system
Stage stock for production according to schedule and requests from floor
Follow all safety rules and general housekeeping policies
Ability to cut paper or willingness to learn
Assist in light machine operations such as shrink wrapping, packaging, etc.
Physical – able to lift 50 lbs. and ability to handle paper
Driver – back up for drivers
Other duties as assigned

This self-motivated individual will have a mechanical aptitude, possess good judgment and decision making and the ability to multi-task.

This full time position requires basic computer knowledge, possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, strong basic math skills, ability to perform heavy lifting and moving of cartons, successfully pass a background check and drug test, and a high school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of forklift/power jack experience, previous shipping/receiving experience, previous cutter experience, forklift certification, previous box truck experience and/or previous warehouse experience a plus.

If you have the skills and personality who is interested in potentially joining our team please click the application form above. You’ll be required to enter your first name, last name, e-mail address, and upload your cover letter and resume. Finally click submit. Once the form clears you will receive a confirmation email that your information has been sent to our HR Department. Someone will get back to you within one business days.

Sincerely,

Maria Geserick – Chief Administrative Officer

General Employment – CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

We’re always seeking skilled people, if you have the skills and personality who is interested in potentially joining our team please click the application form above. You’ll be required to enter your first name, last name, e-mail address, and upload your cover letter and resume. Finally click submit.