Creative Services Manager

Job details

General information

Reference

000196  

Publication end date

30/10/2020

Close Date

30/10/2020

Vacancy details

Job Profile

Marketing - Brand & Content

Title

Creative Services Manager

Contract Type

Permanent

Job Purpose

• Own the production plan for the entire marketing team, aligning production outputs to key dates calendars and channel activity
• Ensure the right resource is assigned to each project in line with business priorities, keeping to deadlines and utilising resource effectively
• Drive efficiency and a deadline focused mindset in a fast-paced creative team

Key Responsibilities:

• Management of
- Digital Channel Designer
- Brand Designer
- Animator, Editor and Illustrator
• Run weekly sprint planning meetings to ensure effective delivery of assets and projects and manage daily and ad-hoc changes and requests
• Chase and check briefs thoroughly, ensuring all the necessary information and assets are available in advance of the briefing
• Be the primary point of contact for the marketing team to receive and process briefs and schedule resource
• Brief, manage and support external freelance designers, animators, copywriters and proofreaders
• Bring a commercial mindset to project delivery by managing time and velocity appropriately
• Manage requests for updates to website from external teams
• Manage the production of offline materials with approved print suppliers
• Manage print suppliers to drive value for money and produce quality outputs

Department

Marketing - Planning & Production

Vacancy location

Location

UK, North West, Manchester

Candidate criteria

Candidate Criteria

• Experience in running production and/or account management teams in a creative agency setting
• Impeccable organisational and project management skills, with the ability to complete multiple tasks concurrently and deliver
• Commercially focused, results driven with analytical skills
• Ability to respond to decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs
• Integrity, credibility and calmness under pressure
• Excellent communication skills, quickly able to foster powerful relationships with and influence key stakeholders at all levels across the business
• A desire to problem solve, and to challenge and be challenged
• Ability to push for the best at all times
• Conscientiousness and diligent

Employment Details

Contract Hours

37.50

FTE

1.00

Salary

Competitive