Project Manager - Pop! Yourself

Marketing Burbank, California Coronado, California


Description

But what does Funko do? 
Funko is a purveyor of pop culture and licensed-focused collectibles company located in Everett, WA.  Funko currently holds hundreds of licenses and the rights to create tens of thousands of characters – one of the largest portfolios in the pop culture and collectibles industry.  Funko’s Pop! Vinyl is the number one stylized vinyl collectible on the market, selling millions of figures to fans around the world.  
 
Funko is seeking an entrepreneurial and passionate Project Manager to join the Pop! Yourself team and assist in our continued growth and expansion. The Project Manager is responsible for concurrently managing both short and long-term business operations projects, and working in close collaboration with cross-functional teams.  
 
What You’ll Do  
This role will oversee day-to-day operations of the Pop! Yourself business, ensuring the successful delivery of Pop! Yourself products to customers.  
 
  • In partnership with the VP & Director of POP! Yourself, develop comprehensive strategies for key projects and initiatives that are aligned with POP! Yourself’s objectives. This includes collaborations, campaigns, and other key beats.
  • Lead maintenance and creation of internal tools, calendars, trackers, and documentation for the Pop! Yourself business
  • Provide leadership, guidance and assistance to cross functional partners such us operations (3PL), digital, marketing, and product teams relating to the execution of POP! Yourself projects
  • Partner closely with cross functional teams to document and establish processes, as well as streamline and centralize communications
  • Act as a resource to troubleshoot issues, navigate bottlenecks, identify potential causes for delays, and develop solutions for operational improvement in the future
  • In partnership with Planning and the DTC coordinator, maintain assortment updates and effectively communicate changes to cross functional partners
  • Maintain close coordination with Merchandising, PD, Funko South, and Marketing counterparts to proactively plan, track, and execute launch of new product launches or other tentpole initiatives
  • Lead, build, and foster strong relationships with all content partners, studios, agencies, clients across Funko’s portfolio, especially as it relates to new product launches, key marketing beats and approvals
 
What You Will Bring 
  • 5-7 years experience in Project Management, Marketing, Licensing, and/or E-commerce
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Adept at managing and collaborating with various personalities and communication styles; ability to anticipate needs and be proactive
  • Excellent written/verbal, time management and quantitative/analytical skills required
  • Proven ability to drive change and results through influential leadership skills
  • Demonstrated strong facilitation skills and ability to identify common ground amongst individuals with divergent priorities and perspectives
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated positive attitude, sees challenges as opportunities and translates them into actionable item
  • Project-oriented, entrepreneurial, pro-active, creative and self-motivated work style
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, communication, or related field; MBA preferred
  • In summary, you are….
  • Extremely organized- can sort and act upon complex information quickly
  • Detail oriented- meticulous and produces reliable work
  • An expert multi-tasker- Able to plan, prioritize, and execute on multiple projects at once
  • Highly collaborative- Able to effectively communicate across all levels and functions, as well anticipate the needs of the team
  • A skilled communicator- Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • A self-starter- Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment where curiosity, persistence, follow through, and critical thinking are a requirement
What Funko Offers  
Funko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel!  
  
The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $73,000 - 95,000 annually. ​Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location 
 

What Funko Offers
Funko offers a competitive compensation package with full benefits and a 401(K) plan with matching contributions from the company. Most importantly, we offer a creative work environment with people who love pop culture just as much as you do. Can’t wait to gush about your latest binge? Neither can we! Looking for a place where your favorite pop culture t-shirt will receive the compliments it deserves? We know how you feel!

Funko is an equal opportunity employer. We know that every superhero has a unique origin story and the diversity of these stories enrich what we do. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.