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PLACED: Senior Producer, Integrated; $90-125K, NYC

A hardworking, personable bunch, this laid back shop generates big work for innovative retail brands; all with minimal bureaucracy and a family feel. A small enough agency to run a tight ship, but big enough to boast a diverse group of creative thinkers and makers. The rules: collaborate well with clients, strive to improve daily, make work that is simple, memorable, and beautiful. This is an office where music is always playing, dogs are part of the culture, patio BBQs are the norm, and excessive imagination is a must. They believe that every great relationship starts with a single job and grows over time with consistent care, hard work, and at least a little fun. A full-service creative production agency, they’ve tackled everything from multi-channel campaign creation, to complex site and app builds, to fashion shoots and retouching. They like a good challenge, and have the creative resources to meet them.

We’re seeking a client-facing, integrated Senior Producer with at least 5 years experience across digital and traditional creative output, from conception thru to execution and measurement. You’ll be crafting video and social media content, print work, websites, e-commerce systems, apps, dynamic emails, retail installations, and whatever else comes next. As the producer, you will be in charge of heading up many of these projects, working with the design and development teams and mentoring junior producers along the way.

Ideal candidates are:

  • Comfortable maintaining and growing client relationships through excellent communication, creative thinking, and problem solving
  • Able to define, plan, schedule and manage creative, production, and strategic projects
  • Knowledgeable of UX/IA and design/development best practices
  • Adept at writing detailed and clear project documentation (SOW, Functional Specs, Test Cases, RFPS)
  • Ability to identify opportunities to enhance internal processes, workflows, and project standards
  • Proactive at managing expectations of Production, Creative, Strategic and Account teams, as well as Client teams
  • Successful at delivering projects on time, to spec and within budget
  • Experienced with creating budgets and tracking costs

Most importantly! You are a nice, normal human being that is easy to get along with and work with, as this shop has a No Ego policy.

Great, right? Please shoot a resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Please share with someone in your network.

PLACED: Project Manager, Integrated; $105-125K, NYC

Want to work with THE Mouse?!

A hardworking, personable bunch, this laid back shop generates big work for innovative brands; all with minimal bureaucracy and a family feel. A small enough agency to run a tight ship, but big enough to boast a diverse group of creative thinkers and makers. The rules: collaborate well with clients, strive to improve daily, make work that is simple, memorable, and beautiful. This is an office where music is always playing, dogs are part of the culture, patio BBQs are the norm, and excessive imagination is a must. They believe that every great relationship starts with a single job and grows over time with consistent care, hard work, and at least a little fun. A full-service creative production agency, they’ve tackled everything from multi-channel campaign creation, to complex site and app builds, to fashion shoots and retouching. They like a good challenge, and have the creative resources to meet them.

We’re seeking an integrated Senior Project Manager with at least 9 years experience across digital and traditional creative output. You’ll be helping deliver video and social media content, print work, websites, dynamic emails, retail installations, collateral, and whatever else comes next. As the Project Manager, you will be using a PM system for creating and maintaining project schedules, OOP estimates, resource allocation, checking for quality control, tracking brand style updates across many projects, and keeping internal teams on-task to meet schedules. Proactive at managing expectations of Production, Creative, Strategic and Account teams, you keep all the trains running on time with no collisions. This integrated Project Manager will work specifically on the fun and fast-paced Disney line of business. Having an overall understanding of 360-degree production is important, as many projects often contain several deliverables of varying media types, as well as multiple project milestones to hit. You should collaborate effortlessly, self-manage, and partner well with others.

Most importantly! You are a nice, normal human being that is easy to get along with and work with, as this shop has a No Ego policy.

Great, right? Please shoot a resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Please share with someone in your network.

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PLACED: Producer, Integrated; $75-90K, NYC

A hardworking, personable bunch, this laid back shop generates big work for innovative brands; all with minimal bureaucracy and a family feel. A small enough agency to run a tight ship, but big enough to boast a diverse group of creative thinkers and makers. The rules: collaborate well with clients, strive to improve daily, make work that is simple, memorable, and beautiful. This is an office where music is always playing, dogs are part of the culture, patio BBQs are the norm, and excessive imagination is a must. They believe that every great relationship starts with a single job and grows over time with consistent care, hard work, and at least a little fun. A full-service creative production agency, they’ve tackled everything from multi-channel campaign creation, to complex site and app builds, to fashion shoots and retouching. They like a good challenge, and have the creative resources to meet them.

The Producer has 3 primary roles:

Account Management: This client-facing role requires effective and professional communication between the client and agency team. Being a highly connected liaison between client and creative team is a must, as well as being able to interpret and communicate feedback. Maintaining status reports, scheduling and leading conference calls, presentation preparation, post-presentation follow-ups, etc. are just some of the daily, routine tasks. Experience in agency account management (or similar client-facing roles) is a plus; please be able to maintain and grow client relationships through excellent communication, creative thinking, and problem solving.

Project Management: Using a PM system for creating and maintaining project schedules, OOP estimates, resource allocation, checking for quality control, tracking brand style updates across many projects, and keeping internal teams on-task to meet schedules. Proactive at managing expectations of Production, Creative, Strategic and Account teams, as well as Client teams. Comfortable with fast-paced project turnarounds.

Producer: Experience as a producer in the traditional sense in a variety of tactical mediums is essential. Creative feasibility and budget awareness are also primary responsibilities. Experienced with creating budgets and tracking costs, and successful at delivering projects on time, to spec and within budget.

The Producer manages various Digital and some Print projects for new and existing retail clients. They are responsible for the work from kickoff thru final production. High-volume experience including, email, print and digital initiatives is mandatory. Having an overall understanding of 360-degree production is important, as many projects often contain several deliverables of varying media types. Candidates should have at least 3 years experience as a Producer. You should collaborate effortlessly, self-manage, and partner well with others.

Most importantly! You are a nice, normal human being that is easy to get along with and work with, as this shop has a No Ego policy.

Great, right? Please shoot a resume/portfolio to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Please share with someone in your network.

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PLACED: Project Manager, Media; $55-65K, NYC

Named a “Top Entrepreneur” by Crain’s magazine, this boutique independent media agency is seeking a smart, motivated Project Manager to assist in creating long-lasting consumer connections. This person will focus on engaging audiences across all media channels, from social to traditional. As such, your background should be truly integrated, including digital. And you better like hats, because you’ll be wearing plenty – client-facing, building out media strategies, ad trafficking, financials, production, etc. To succeed in this collaborative and casual environment, please be a self-starter and quick learner with a sense of humor. Previous media or ad agency experience is required – preferably 1-3 years. You’ll…

Assist with advertising operations (particularly digital): coordinate with external vendors, provide QA/functional review of digital creative assets, traffic ads. Exposure to digital and social campaign set up/tracking a plus.

Manage advertising and production projects from inception to completion: create and maintain schedules and deadlines, keep projects on track across cross-functional teams, create estimates, manage budgets.

Support client accounts: summarize meetings/calls, communicate project action items and updates, keep media plans updated, proactively collect and manage all client project details, update media decks.

Conduct media, consumer, market, and brand research; coordinate and administer new business development system and operations. Contribute to daily office management: calendar management, phones, etc.

Sounds great, right? Shoot your resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Share with your network and get someone working!

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PLACED: Director of Project Management, In-house, Beauty, NYC

Join a beauty brand with a smart category approach that resonates around the world.

This brand has encouraged millions to equate feeling beautiful with the ability to become the best versions of themselves in all aspects of their lives. Why not join them? It’s rewarding to help others look and feel confident.

This is a fast-paced, growing brand that requires creativity, innovation and leadership from its employees in order to bring the best in prestige beauty products to market. You will be challenged every day to ensure the brand lives up to its long, upstanding history. The mission: to provide the highest quality and most effective products to enhance every skin type and concern, offering products for men and women of all ages and ethnicities. The brand’s customized approach and quality products have made it one of the leading skin care authorities in the world.

At core, you’ll oversee activities within the Global Project Management Office for Creative Operations. This position partners with senior/executive management to ensure that all creative activities are aligned to business strategies and priorities. This role is responsible for pushing the envelope with new processes, techniques and technologies while also driving a cycle of continuous improvement within existing teams and processes. Further, this position will setup and drive the global framework for creative activities and toolsets in all offices worldwide. The brand is increasingly doing more digital asset creation and video, and this person would need to help lead the operational evolution to enable that strategy to come to life. Also…

  • Develop and implement initiatives to increase efficiency and quality of project execution
  • Facilitate meetings to ensure decisions are reached, risks are addressed and stakeholders are appropriately engaged and informed to move work forward against deadlines and budgets
  • Work to install methodologies designed to enhance team effectiveness
  • Coordinate the overall development, compilation, and monitoring of PMO goals
  • Review and monitor team dashboards and report on day to day operational status to Brand President and managers
  • Create a network with all global project management functions; review and ensure alignment of all project timelines within the PMO globally
  • Generate and maintain integrated (cross-functional) business plan with associated goals, risks and risk mitigation plans to meet brand strategic objectives
  • Coordinate yearly project lists and priorities
  • Develop and implement project processes to provide a global view of projects and also develop KPIs, prioritization and resource planning metrics
  • Hire, coach, and manage a team of PMs, who manage the various creative projects in the book of work

The ideal candidate has experience with in-house and agency environments that have a heavy production output (product, digital, production, broadcast, post). You have the ability to influence outcomes and hold oneself and others accountable for commitments in a productive, assertive and positive manner. With a minimum of 12+ years’ experience as a creative project management lead, you’re adept with presentation, facilitation, negotiation, and pitching skills and well versed in short-term and long-range planning and execution of a portfolio of projects. You have experience working closely with finance, creative and marketing services and are comfortable utilizing technology platforms, ie. SmartSheet. Please have experience in recruiting, hiring, managing, developing, and motivating. PMP with knowledge of Agile and Waterfall methodologies, and/or MBA a plus.

Further, the company deeply values the investment in the growth and development of its employees through extensive educational programs across all levels of employment. By inspiring confidence in the team, they all gain a lifetime of knowledge and in turn inspire confidence in clients. Understanding we are all unique, they value what each brings to the table and respect individual differences. This is a place where professional development is customized to your strengths and desired career path – to grow the individual and the brand.

Sounds great?! Shoot a resume to hunter@thehuntinglodgenyc.com. Not for you? Please share with your network, and get someone working!