Creative Resource Manager

Creative New York, New York


At TAXI, we create connected brands. We are living in an age of unprecedented human progress. Technology continually revolutionizes the way we interact, and opens up powerful possibilities for connecting with the world. Putting people at the centre of everything we do allows us to harness our core practices – strategy, creativity, and experiences – to build those meaningful human connections for brands and deliver real business value for our clients.

We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing and thinking whether it is creating great work for clients or hiring new team members. At TAXI, we value authenticity above all else. We want everyone who walks into our office to feel welcome, comfortable and included.

TAXI values diversity and encourages all applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, colour, sex, race, age, disability, religion, national or ethnic origin, citizenship or family/marital status.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Creative Resource Manager

Responsibilities

-Work with the creative and account teams to understand creative resource needs and ensure that projects are delivered on time.
-Make recommendations based on knowledge & understanding of group members skill sets across creative and technology departments.
-Work closely with the ECD and Recruitment Director to identify and pipeline creative talent for future freelance and full time opportunities.
-Monitor the department's bandwidth and maximize utilization across team resources. This will also include liaising with creative teams from sister WPP agencies who are assigned to a dedicated client super-team
-Responsible for authoring, maintaining, analyzing and publishing utilization reports on a monthly basis.
-Inform the appropriate stakeholders of any information related to: group rotations, increase or decrease in workflow and projected staffing needs.
-Ensure that internal conflicts are resolved quickly and that the timelines and the creative product is not compromised.

Required Experience

-A minimum of 3 years experience in trafficking, resourcing, scheduling & running creative projects in an agency environment.
-Must have exceptional organizational skills.
-Experience with creative recruiting – for freelance and / or full time a definite asset.
-Strong listening, communication, service driven expertise.
-A passion in the creative and technical aspects of running creative projects.
-An excellent knowledge of the creative and creative process and the challenges involved in managing creative production.
-Must have high capacity and the ability to multi-task multiple projects with attention to detail; a self-starter who can prioritize multiple demands with quick turnaround using strong time management skills.
-Ability to think independently and quickly while maintaining TAXI’s values at all times.