Traffic Coordinator - Visual Studios

| Kansas City, MO
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HALLMARK - WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

Come joinus.You'll add value to one of the world's most iconic consumer brands and be part of our company with a life-affirming purpose to inspire meaningful connections. Our products, content and experiences aim toenrich all livesby making a genuine difference in every life, every day, andour business is focused on bringing thevalue and relevance of Diversity and Inclusion to every brand, product and person we touch.Our overarching enterprise D&I Framework and plans demonstrate our belief and value in having a diverse and inclusive workforce. Hallmark's D&I efforts will continue to represent ongoing progress and reinforce our commitment, as will our intentional focus on bringing more diverse talent into our business and onto our teams.

WHO WE ARE:

The Visual Studios is a fast paced, dynamic, creative organization full of makers. The Studio contains around 50 artists, designers, illustrators, creators and thinkers. Our jobs are multi-faceted and touch all the various product lines within Hallmark, as well as many of its subsidiaries. Our job is to come up with fresh, innovative ways to drive the business forward, while also supporting the core businesses and many traditional needs. We are collaborators. We partner with Trends, Photography Studios, Writers, Marketing, International and domestic Product teams to think differently and deliver dynamic solutions. In this role you'll work with a wide variety of individuals across Creative and Marketing and each day is different and unique! The Visual Studios is involved in:

  • Creating thousands of illustrations and lettered solutions annually
  • Building collaborative collections of assets full of illustration, lettering and design
  • Concepting new and innovative product ideas
  • Creating bold/dynamic bodies of work
  • Involved in sales, marketing, philanthropic, social media, brand and other campaigns


ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY

The Traffic Coordinator provides day-to-day operational support for all Visual Studios work intake and scheduling, which includes setting up projects, recommending project teams, and creating and maintaining schedules for a variety of project types. This includes the concepting and execution of 400+ projects annually for Lettering, Illustration, Licensing and Writing Studio. From initial engagement with partners, through concept and execution, to final release of deliverables, the Traffic Coordinator plays an integral role in the Studio's success.

In addition, this role is accountable for capacity and workflow reporting on an ongoing and year-end basis, reporting on both actuals and future projections. The primary tools used in this role are Workamajig and Microsoft Teams, and the Traffic Coordinator acts as the administrator and subject matter expert of both. This role provides expertise around internal and external processes to support all functional areas of the business and is an expert in workflow processes, keeping projects running smoothly, and identifying and suggesting opportunities for efficiency. They also provide back up support for Account Leaders in the studio.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated cross-functional collaborative skills, and will be able to work effectively within a highly creative team, while providing the order and structure necessary to drive results and meet the needs of the business.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:
  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of professional work experience
  • 2 years of client agency experience, in account management or project management, involving creative organizations
  • Experience using Microsoft tools, ie: Excel, Word, Teams, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with workflow management tools (i.e. Workamajig, Trello, Basecamp, etc.)


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your resume and portfolio/application will stand out if you have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, marketing, advertising, creative fields, or communications
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to work effectively with diverse internal and external partners
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills; able to effectively lead meetings and presentations
  • Time management skills
  • Customer focus
  • Adaptable, able to thrive in a consistently busy and changing environment


Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.

Good for You, Good for your Family, Good for the Community

We offer competitive healthcare and PTO, remote work options, flexible schedules, parental leave, support for professional development, and employee assistance programs to care for your total well-being. You can learn more about our benefits here . But we also know the idea of benefits is bigger than that. From volunteering for relevant-skills-based projects to helping children and families and others in need, from partnering with nonprofit groups to inspiring a new generation, Hallmark provides many simple and rewarding ways for you to give back to your community. We applaud and fully support all our employees' efforts to make their communities better. Whether you're living near the KC HQ or somewhere else, Hallmarkers have a number of ways to bring our values out into the world every day. We can help you direct your energies and passions toward the things that make life better for all, whether that's volunteering, project-coordinating, donating, public-art-creating, or otherwise contributing to the neighborhoods that we call home. You can find out more about our approach to community involvement and corporate social responsibility here .

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
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Hallmark operates in the Consumer Web industry. The company is located in Kansas City, MO. Hallmark was founded in 1910. It has 14332 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, 401(K) and Flexible Work Schedule. To see all 9 open jobs at Hallmark, click here.
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