Senior Creative Operations Strategist at Balsam Brands (Boise, ID)

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Job Description

At Balsam Brands, our mission is to unlock creativity and create joy together. We are looking for a Senior Creative Project Manager with a strategic vision to facilitate planning, coordinate projects, find efficiencies, and establish metrics for reporting. They will work closely with our creative leaders, cross-functional partners, vendors, and other project and brand managers to forecast capacity, ensure alignment of priorities to meet business goals, and work collaboratively with a solution-first mindset.

 Function:

This position is a part of the Creative Team that supports all brands, Marketing, and eCommerce channels in multiple geographies. It is very hands-on, collaborative, and action oriented. The Senior Creative Project Manager reports to the Creative Director and is responsible for helping transform the team into an efficient, trusted, and highly effective in-house agency. 

This is a full-time position located in Redwood City, California. We have a hybrid work setup, which will include a blend of days working in-office and remote once we can all safely return.

Responsibilities:

Key areas of responsibilities include optimizing workflows, supporting prioritization based on impact, negotiating cross-functionally while maintaining processes, and broadly sharing results and key milestones.

What you’ll do:

  • Independently leads and manages multiple creative projects, engaging directly with business partners, creative leadership, freelancers, and vendors to ensure successful delivery
  • Manages entire creative project lifecycles in a fast-paced environment and serves as a point of contact for all projects and creative agencies
  • Understands the importance of building relationships and is seen as a problem solver, identifies challenges, researches possible solutions, and makes recommendations
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams and internal/external Creative Team members to coordinate or evolve processes, tasks, timelines, and ensure brand alignment
  • Works with external agency partners from inception to completion to execute creative deliverables
  • Reports weekly on progress, prioritization, and capacity to Creative team and stakeholders
  • Creates and presents monthly and quarterly creative reports including operational KPIs by brand and channel, forecasts resource capacity, and manages creative roadmap progress

What you bring to the table:

  • 4+ years in a Project Management role in a creative environment (either agency or in-house team) or closely related Traffic Management position
  • Highly self-motivated, with excellent communication skills, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in Jira, or other Project Management tools, and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work quickly and decisively, switching from Project Management tasks to critical thinking
  • Comfortable in team or autonomous work situations
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of the business
  • Support process, proactively identifying challenges and fostering actionable solutions
  • Desire to create joy together at work!

 Bonus (but not required) if you have:

  • Familiarity with Trello
  • Experience using Slack and MS Outlook
  • Airtable platform

Notes: This is a full-time, permanent position with benefits. Please submit a cover letter and resume. Please include in your cover letter a dish that you would like to bring to one of our potlucks.

About Us: Balsam Brands is a multi-brand eCommerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. We strive for excellence in everything we do and present a unique opportunity to those who are seeking to have a meaningful impact in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. We love to reimagine eCommerce and retail in ways that thrill our customers, and to leave a lasting impact on the world around us. We have fast-growing teams in the Bay Area, Boise, Manila, and Dublin.

The company's outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.

  • Balsam Brands in Forbes: https://bit.ly/balsambrandsforbes 
  • Balsam Brands on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/balsam-brands/

At Balsam Brands, we strive to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. For permanent, full-time team members, this includes:

  • Competitive compensation, including a cash-based incentive plan
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, with 100% of insurance costs covered for team members, and 85% covered for dependents
  • Medical, transit, dependent care FSA
  • Company-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to $4,000
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and other mental health and wellness perks
  • Paid holidays, annual shutdown week, PTO, and volunteer time-off (VTO) packages
  • Annual continuous learning benefit up to $1,000 per person, per fiscal year
  • Valuable extras: identity theft protection, subsidized parking, subsidized gym membership

At Balsam Brands, we are dedicated to diversity in our dynamic and growing workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, citizenship, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

More Information on Balsam Brands
Balsam Brands operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Redwood City, CA. Balsam Brands was founded in 2022. It has 242 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 34 open jobs at Balsam Brands, click here.
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