Deloitte Heat Senior Creative Project Manager - San Francisco in San Francisco, California
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Heat is a full-service creative agency that believes in the power of surprise to build brands, solve problems, and kindly take over the world. Headquartered in San Francisco and with an office in New York, Heat brings to life traditional, digital and social content for a wide array ofbrands. We are an internationally recognized award-winning agency, garnering over 40 awards in 2016 and nine Cannes Lions to our credit. In 2016, Heat was named the Effie s Most Effective Independent Agency in North America and is one of the only advertising agencies to be named Best Places to Work in San Francisco. We prioritize creative thinking and take pride in what we do. We re growing, and seeking a Senior Creative Project Manager in the Client Services department.
What you ll do
The Senior Creative Project Manager helps manage our employees activity on client work in the agency. This role is responsible for making recommendations for creative resource assignments, ensuring the best talent is working on the most appropriate projects. The Senior Creative Project Manager actively keeps track of who s working on what across all agency departments, what their billable utilization is, if they re swamped or not busy enough. This role works proactively with Heat s finance and account services team to understand resourcing needs and keep talent assignments aligned with financial forecasting. The Senior Creative Project Manager is in charge of weekly updates to Heat s Master Project Hotsheet, liaison with Deloitte resourcing, distribution of the assignments to Heat department leads, and leading weekly meetings with our account teams to review the pipeline of client work. This role is also responsible for sourcing, onboarding and managing freelance resources as needed.
Personality will be key, as this role serves as the go-to person for resourcing needs and helps diffuse stress when people are feeling overloaded. We re looking for someone who s ultra-organized and has the poise and presence to work with management and staff from all departments at our agency. At times, this person may need to be a bit of a cheerleader for creative teams and be able to talk with them about assignments from the best possible perspective while maintaining a keen sense for what s best for the agency. Responsibilities include:
Assigning creative teams to all projects based on experience level, schedule, creative fit and budget.
Creating and maintaining workload hot sheets, sharing with the Creative leads.
Holding weekly pipeline meetings with accounts and producers to review job status and creative resourcing needs.
Alerting Director of Talent for recruiting full-time staffing needs; and assist in the review and recruitment of creative talent
Planning and leading weekly creative department meetings and quarterly outings
Meeting with ECD, GCD and CD s on a monthly basis to discuss creative department updates and work through any issues.
Understanding creative teams workloads, ensuring they re not being stretched beyond a reasonable level of
Understand each creative s strengths in order to appropriately match project briefs to creative skillsets
Be a sounding board to hear employees needs and/or concerns; interface with management/HR to ensure that employees concerns are being anticipated and handled appropriately
Maintaining Master Project Hotsheet for creatives, strategists, producers and account services on a weekly basis, distributing to department leads and to Deloitte resourcing
Point of contact for PTO requests for all staff, maintaining the agency PTO calendar
Anticipating freelance needs ahead of time and manage the sourcing, on-boarding, and budget based on the project.
Maintaining Heat s freelance resource database.
Liaison with account and creative leads as needed to ensure that projects are accounted for and adequately staffed.
4 years agency experience in a resourcing management or project management role
Solid understanding of the creative process
Proficient in excel, specifically data management and pivot tables
Ability to travel up to 30%
Bachelor s degree preferred
Organized, personable, multi-tasker and problem solver.
Pro-active, anticipating future needs, always one step ahead
Inspirational, passionate about motivating others and compassionate with ability to be assertive
Resourceful; good at seeking out solutions on the fly and enjoys creating order from disarray
Strong and clear communicator able to handle and resolve a range of resourcing-related issues
Good sense of humor and calming presence a big plus!
At Heat, we develop traditional, digital and social content for a wide array of consumer and B2B brands at the leading edge of today s client marketing challenges. You ll work with kind, smart, hardworking people (if we do say so ourselves) who care about the work we create.Learn more about Heat.
How you ll grow
At Heat, we focus on helping people at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level to senior leadership, we believe there s always room to grow. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills, and work alongside industry-leading talent on a daily basis. Our Heaters have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.
About Heat s relationship with Deloitte Digital
We ve recently joined forces with Deloitte Digital to offer our award-winning creative services to allow brands to realize their ambitions at a larger scale.
At Heat, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and our partnership with Deloitte offers employees a broad range of benefits. We ll see you at the benefits meeting.Learn more about what working at Heat can mean for you.
Heat s culture
Heat s culture stems directly from our philosophy. And if you enjoy philosophy, you can read ourshere.If you re more of a math and sciences person and think philosophy is nothing more than a class you avoided in college, that s fine too.
Heat in the Community
Heat s purpose is to make an impact. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that we have the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.
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