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Creative Traffic Manager (Print Focused)

Seeking Local/Remote Candidates | Preferred Locations listed in JD
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

up to $32.00/hr MAX

Start Date:

04.22.2024

Our international retail client is seeking a mid-level Traffic Manager who will manage the end-to-end process of monthly promo cycles and monitors the general flow of all print design projects between designers, print vendors, multiple business units and category managers to ensure timely completion and delivery.

**Seeking EST-located candidates for an 18-month assignment, 40 hours per week.**

Preference for talent to be located near:

***Raleigh, NC, San Antonio, TX, Tempe, AZ, Tampa, FL, Pensacola, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Charlotte, NC —- for in-store visits or store rides (a few times per year)*** 

Please apply if:

  • You are looking for an opportunity to work with an innovative team and international brand and would like the opportunity to really stamp your mark, not only on processes and workflows, but on the very work itself in a fast-paced environment where no one day is the same.
  • You’ll be joining a creative team who are super passionate about creating and producing the best artwork.

Responsibilites/Functions:

  • Responsible for receiving monthly orders for print signage requests from internal project owners to the creative team.
  • Kicking off new requests and assessing capacity of designers to assign work
  • Create workflows as needed, keeping timelines for each request to be shared with lead designer and project owner.
  • Revise and maintain shifting schedules to keep lead designer, design team and project owners aware of current status
  • Monitoring project statuses with appropriate team members to communicate delays or troubleshoot and flag issues and deadlines in jeopardy
  • Manage status of projects with daily team standup calls, weekly production meetings and designer check-ins.

What you bring:

  • 4+ years’ experience working with creative teams and handling client relationships
  • Experience managing the end-to-end processes for the Creative Team, Internal Clients and Business partners/Stakeholders
  • A keen eye for detail and be able to proof artwork against briefs and brand guidelines
  • Experience with workflow management systems, like Workfront (or similar)
  • Strong time management, organization, communication, and problem-solving skills and have proven project management experience
  • Experience w/ building networks and relationships with wider stakeholders including head of production, creative director, national marketing team, designers, vendors, print vendors and project owners.
  • Bring a positive, can-do outlook, able to leverage past experience to provide the best solution for each project
  • Ability to ask questions, bring innate ability to identify and manage a project at risk
  • Ability to accurately manage multiple and sometime conflicting requests
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience w/ with design/project budgets and interpreting data to track KPIs and project reporting
  • Work closely with head office to identify new opportunities

**Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience is required – preference given to Multimedia or Marketing degrees and retail sector experience**

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of up $29.00- $32.00 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

 

Client Description

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. 

Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/talent/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.

About Aquent:

You will want to read this fine print. Part of our mission is to take care of you, so we offer the best benefits. Unlike other staffing companies, we provide talent with the same benefits that our CEO gets. This includes:

  • A choice of three major medical plans (including vision coverage) plus dental insurance
  • Paid sick leave for all hourly talent in the U.S. and Canada
  • 401(k) with a match and immediate vesting
  • Exclusive employee discounts through Promo Code: Aquent
  • Access to hundreds of professional development courses through Aquent Gymnasium
  • And much more

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. The Company recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives.