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Senior Manager, Creative Operations & Traffic CommCreative Greater Boston Area

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 17:00:02 GMT

- Partner with creative director to manage creative resources - Work with account managers to assign hours and create estimates - Create and manage milestones for all assigned projects by monitoring job progress through tracking schedules, communicating changes and job status and proactively address and resolve workload barriers - Establish job milestones and deadlines by setting priorities and assigning to appropriate staff - Review Project Brief and attend kick of meeting - Manage and promote smooth workflow and communication between internal functions - Ensure that agency processes and documentation are followed - Partner with account managers and forecast upcoming work - Understand how capacity affects P&L, and work with account managers to maintain budgets - Maintain complete routing files for all projects - Generate and disseminate status reports - Manage ongoing flow of work in and out of studio - Comply with quality standards for the team as set forth by department head - Supervise the proofreader and department assistants - Support the art production and print b uying functions - Manage vendor relationships - Resource and plan freelance support to optimize agency workflow - Build a freelance database - Utilize our project management software to its fullest capabilities to help with setting up jobs and creating workflow - Lead recruitment efforts for open positions in the creative department Qualifications/Skills: - Minimum of 8 years of operations/traffic experience at an ad agency - Strong organizational and planning skills - Detail-oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects with different deadlines - Excellent written and verbal skills - Ability to remain neutral, level headed and objective - Computer-savvy, comfortable with Microsoft Office applications - Has a good working knowledge of print, direct mail, digital (banners, emails, etc.), video, creative and production functions so that accurate timelines can be set for jobs See full listing here: