Creative Services Traffic Manager

Appfire is an enterprise collaboration software company that enables teams to plan and deliver their best work. Since launching in 2005 as one of the original Atlassian ecosystem partners, Appfire has built a portfolio of top-selling apps for more than 30,000 customers — including 55% of Fortune 500 companies. As a product-led company, Appfire identifies gaps in industries serving developers and client support teams and then builds solutions that drive productivity and efficiency. 

Appfire continues to grow exponentially, with teams spanning 20+ countries. We are financially strong, continuously meeting or exceeding revenue targets, and we invest heavily in strengthening the foundation of our organization. Being philanthropic is integral to operating our business, so we donate 1% of employee time, product, profit, and equity as part of our Pledge 1% commitment.

Come join our team!

Job Overview

Appfire is looking for an exceptional Creative Services Traffic Manager to join our fast-growing team. You make things happen. You’re a seasoned Creative Services Traffic Manager with expertise in implementing and managing a creative process that brings complex digital and experiential campaigns to life. You love big thinking, but sweat the small stuff and love to get your hands dirty. Gantt charts, the “ripple effect” and delivering a creative schedule politely yet ever so firmly is what gets you out of bed in the morning.

You’ll be responsible for liaising between creative, program managers, and production departments to assist in scoping, scheduling and delivering innovative creative to support experiential, interactive and social media marketing programs – on time and on budget. You’ll manage and work with multiple resources to assist in bringing campaigns to life: creative development, web development, specialty vendors, production partners, traditional print outlets and other fulfillment counterparts as needed by the program.

Location: Your manager works remotely, and you'll also be able to work remotely! This role will require EST as core business hours. 

 

What You Will Do

  • Oversee day-to-day internal communications regarding project status and communicate to internal stakeholders and creative/design directors as necessary.
  • Assist in implementation, execution and maintenance of project schedules that identify key milestones, project dependencies, and project resources required to bring programs to life.
  • Along with creative/design directors, assign and track creative projects from conception through completion.
  • Manage and track bandwidth of internal and external creative resources
  • Research trends and cutting-edge social techniques, continually bringing fresh ideas to the creative table
  • Assist in developing and managing creative budgets.
  • Oversee production and print runs as necessary.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with internal and client teams.
  • Work in a collaborative environment with some awesome people.

 

What We Would Like to See

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a Marketing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective communicator dealing with both technical and non-technical people.
  • Well organized and able to handle tight deadlines.
  • Self-starter that requires little oversight to get the job done.
  • Works well in a collaborative environment. Exceptional critical thinking, strategic planning, and process management skills.
  • Able to identify areas of improvement with processes and work with the appropriate team members to implement changes.
  • Well-versed in project management techniques such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years experience OR at least four years experience managing projects.

Nice to Have: 

  • Experience creating engaging illustrated animations for web and video
  • Experience with Atlassian tooling, such as Trello, Jira, Confluence, is a plus
  • Remote working experience

 

What We Offer

  • Every Appfire employee is eligible for company equity
  • 10 paid holidays + Flexible PTO – no set number of days that you must take in a year
  • 100% company-paid health insurance
  • 50/50 split dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Appfire provides all equipment for your home office, including an Amazon Business account
  • Company paid mobile phone and Internet

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