EDPFM GLOBAL - Assistant Manager Creative Operations## New York
Company: Estee Lauder
Location: New York
Posted on: February 15, 2019
EDPFM GLOBAL - Assistant Manager Creative Operations Brand: Editions De Parfums Frederic Malle Description Role The ideal candidate will be well versed in managing projects for an in-house creative team with knowledge of the consumer marketing needs and art direction ' s requests, including print and digital, from initiation through final execution. The Assistant Manager of Creative Operations maintains and manages our creative department's consumer marketing projects, by directing and coordinating the day-to-day creative department efforts on assigned projects. In this role, the Assistant Manager of Creative Operations insures that the department provides: * Sound and responsible project management and planning. * Manage scope, timelines and budgets of assigned projects * Support of execution of work in all assigned areas. * Negociate best rates from supliers and agrees on best procedures with Creative Director Responsibilities 1. Planning * Collaborates with the marketing team on preparation of project initiation, scoping and budgeting. * Develop workable budgets, schedules and realistic timetables. * Provide project status updates on a regular basis * Liaison with appropriate teams / departments in the creation of project specifications and time plans. * Determines project risk on an ongoing basis, escalates issues as needed. * Monitors out of scope requests, variations (global), initiates additional estimates and approvals. * Assist Creative Director in realization of all photographic led creative assets * Help find, contact and book photographers * Negotiate fees and rights * Source deco and assets for shoots 2. Coordinating * Monitors and prioritizes scope and execution of work. * Coordinate with cross-functional partners within creative, marketing, GBSC and Sales on defining project guidelines, specifications and timelines. * Ensure consumer marketing materials are tracked and delivered to final destination. * Monitors all budget and production activity, communicates status, problems & project needs to appropriate department and personnel in order to meet project deadlines. * Oversees each phase of the internal and external approval process, copy, scripts, layouts, art, assets, mechanicals, translations, proofs and printed samples. * Keeps project status reports up to date * Coordinate (with or without vendor assistance) media assets to appropriate vendors. 3. Project Management * Manage assigned projects, involved with client projects from start to finish, ensuring successful project completion against deadlines. * Works with Image Director to best determine project timelines to ensure coordinated efforts across program is being completed. * Acts as project quality assurance ? reviewing deliverables against scope * Asset Management, sourcing through final delivery * Initiates and leads all appropriate project based meetings. * Attend marketing meetings, and / or assigned department related status meetings (i.e. marketing & creative operations meetings. * Work closely with outside vendors (retouchers, publications, color houses, printers, binderies) to ensure delivery to market and that all final artwork deadlines are met. 4. Financial & Administrative * Monitor all internal and external costs for assigned projects. * Creates and maintains all project backup, status reports, PO's, estimates, schedules, change orders, technical and production specs, preproduction books and any other associated backup. * Manage vendors on assigned projects - create purchase orders, monitor actual vs. budgeted costs. * Works with finance to insure proper billing vendor billing Qualifications The Requirements * Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Digital or Broadcast production * Interest in and aptitude for producing creative marketing solutions * Minimum of 3 years experience as a producer or project manager in a creative agency, in-house or production environment * Experience in integrated marketing preferred * Well versed in executing campaigns across multiple platforms * Proven project management ability * Self motivated and willing to expand knowledge * Experience working with teams to develop and negotiate project scopes and budgets * Ability to self-manage while managing assigned teams and projects under tight deadlines. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with colleagues at various level. Job: Creative / Design Primary Location: Americas-US-New York Job Type: Standard Schedule: Full-time Shift: 1st (Day) Shift We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 192553SDL2017
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