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Company: Ketchum U.S.
Location: New York
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

We're looking for a Producer!The responsibilities and qualifications for this job may sound familiar, but the person we're looking for is actually unique. That's because Ketchum is different. Here, everyone is creative. Everyone is on the lookout for bold and innovative solutions. And everyone is encouraged to be a risk taker. We don't believe in settling for the tried and true. At Ketchum, we always reach for the untried and true. If all that sounds appealing to you, you probably belong at Ketchum.Lead the creative workflow process by managing department and project budgets and timelines with the goal of having all projects completed on time and on budgetDevelop creative scope of work, project schedules and revise as neededCollaborate closely with creative team in developing project plans, including accurate budgets and rapid yet realistic project schedulesManage employee availability schedules and utilization for assigned team membersAssist the creative team in managing and prioritizing workloadsEnsure documentation is complete and accurate, create project schedule and assign creative work to teamManage all assigned jobs and monitor progress, escalating as appropriateProject manage creative deliverables from beginning to endManage communication and approvals between creative and other teams/clientsEnsures that project tasks are completed by: scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. status, internal/client reviews, etc.), communicating action steps to team, and delivering weekly status reportsEnsure a responsive, seamless, on-time process from start to finishEnforce adherence to work-flow processes and deadlinesKeep all (account team/client/creative teams) informed of conflicts, delays or any other unusual situationsAttend/lead key planning meetings and weekly status meetingsManage relationships with all external vendors that range from art houses to printersOversee of POs and invoicesRecommend process improvementsMentor junior team members1-3 years of experience. Agency experience preferredProficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint, required. Proficiency with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop a plusKnowledge of project management principles, processes and softwareA solid understanding of the lifecycle of web development initiativesExperienced writing functional specifications and project documentation requiredExperience developing quality assurance plans and managing QAExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong management and leadership skillsExperience managing and mentoring junior team membersAs a global communications consultancy with 90 plus years of experience, Ketchum is a trusted partner who is equal parts creative and analytical.Ketchum is a place where all perspectives and points of view are welcome and encouraged. We are a collection of communications specialists, content creators, creatives, researchers, data analysts, media pros, digital strategists, issues and crisis counselors, and tech nerds. And we love when those worlds collide to create the very best teams and solutions for our clients.We work with the world's leading brands, emerging start-ups, and everything in between. We are beyond proud to have created some of the most celebrated and award-winning campaigns in our industry. We're just crazy enough to think we can impact the world - and how it responds to ideas - through communication.We encourage our employees to be curious, brave, inspiring, and a force for good.Let's talk. Come belong at Ketchum!What we offerRobust benefits programGenerous time off policiesRetirement program with company matchWorkplace flexibilityBusiness casual dress codeWorkplace and off-site social gatheringsYoga @ workProfessional learning and development opportunitiesTuition reimbursementPaid maternity/paternity leaveTransit benefitsInterested? We've got an opportunity for you.#LI-KET#LI-Remote

Keywords: Ketchum U.S., New York , Producer, Other , New York, New York

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