Production Manager

New York, NY
Job Terms:
Start date:
November 2018
posted by:
Susan Reese

Job Description:

Aquent's client is seeking a Production Manager for a direct hire / full time opportunity in New York. 

Production lead focusing on brand design, content production, managing, inspiring!

Must be creatively driven!

Highly prefers an agency background! 

Mostly digital with some print experience!

About the team

The Creative and Brand team builds brand love and inspires action through thoughtful design, vibrant storytelling and delightful experiences. They are built like a small agency and are here both to uphold the brand and service the global marketing teams who need our support.  They are growing their small team in NYC and creative’s all over the world.


About the Role

Our team focuses on creative initiatives for a three-sided marketplace. Our team has recently relocated and expanded in New York City, and we have a small, talented, and growing creative team based there. In this role, you will help support the creative process and bring ideas to life in all formats.


What You’ll Do

Support our creative team in based in NYC
Liaise with marketing, operations, logistics, and vendors to produce marketing
Manage a wide range of projects by quickly defining scope, timelines, milestones, resource needs, budgets, and deliverables
Manage internal staff workflow and direct outside agencies or vendors in a variety of cross -disciplinary executions
Partner with internal stakeholders to shepherd projects through launch
Onboard and manage external production partners for webdev, photography, video, and print needs
Work among other exceptionally talented staff in a fast-paced, rapidly growing, highly collaborative environment
Build team camaraderie and apply best practices in cross-discipline knowledge sharing.
Shape and cultivate an environment where the work and the creatives flourish
Inspire the team in new ways to innovate for restaurant packaging, build communities for restaurant partners and figure out how you can bring the most business impact

What You’ll Need

8-10 years of agency and in-house and a mix of production and project management experience, this is not a broadcast production role
A critical eye for good design, direction, writing, production force and other creative skills
Skilled at evaluating project scope, managing internal resources, managing vendors or contractors with associated budgets
Experience as a manager with a track record of growing a team, building trust, coaching, setting vision for success, and connecting across teams
Experience developing concepts and bringing them to life across channels
Comfort presenting to leadership
Good judgement, knowing when to be diplomatic and nurturing, and when to be assertive
Excellent communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills
Ability to deal with ambiguity to problem-solve creative new approaches
Experience producing video content and print pieces
Experience managing agencies for overflow projects including briefing, onboarding, etc.
Understanding of color space for print, print process, and press
Comfort juggling multiple projects at the same time
Optimism and excitement for your work, a love for the next big challenge, and a passion for making things a little better