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Title:  Graphic Coordinator Intern

Requisition ID:  15452-159

Concord, NH, US, 03301

Category:  Customer Service and Sales Support
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging has an exciting summer internship opportunity in our Graphic Services department. The Graphic Coordinator internship will run from May through August 2022 and be a vital asset to our GPI team.


The objectives of the Graphic Coordinator Intern are to learn the graphic services processes, expand personal learning, understand the offerings of GPI across the industry and contribute to the graphics production team. Daily tasks include handling of incoming materials, inspection, processing and shipment of production materials and interfacing with customers’ artwork and projects. Activities include communication across all GPI business units and suppliers, in order to meet the graphic specifications required by customers. Daily tasks center on providing order management, graphic file prep, layout creation, proof inspection and job assembly. The ability to work well in a team environment and build strong working relationships are vital to the success of this role.


Position responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.


Act as liaison among GPI, customers and separators in a graphical capacity

  • Communicate directly with customers and suppliers to ensure required graphical specifications are honored
  • Communicate directly with plants and coworkers to ensure that materials are properly prepared, staged and readied for print production
  • Maintain and update all corporate and department material databases

Perform job pre-production reviews and obtain approved graphics materials

  • Analyze graphic prepress materials and communicate with customers and suppliers regarding adjustments and approvals
  • Secure quotations and direct work through Sales &Operations Support channels when sourcing prepress on behalf of GPI customers
  • Follow up with customers, suppliers and GPI resources working towards continuous improvement of processes and specifications

Tactical Responsibilities

  • Manage and generate ink requests and color matches using ColorMap ink system
  • Acquire Graphics Requests through Customer Service for graphics related tasks
  • Support Graphic Coordinators and all coworkers with proven best practices related to print improvement, quality and consistency
  • Filing, cleaning and general maintenance of all department systems and equipment
  • Other duties as assigned


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this job. The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties, as assigned by immediate manager and other management personnel.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


Required Skills

Must be able to lead communications clearly; in person, by phone and via email

Ability to demonstrate growth by performing tasks that require little supervision and result in a desired, positive outcome for the company, department and customers

Required Experience


Minimum AS degree or certificate program candidate or equivalent work experience


Demonstrated functional/technical computer knowledge and skills to perform tasks

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe graphics software applications

Understanding the print processes and knowledge of color management approaches


Must have the ability to lift and carry packages and graphic arts supplies (up to 25 lbs.)

Must have good color vision


Nearest Major Market: Concord
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester

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