Production Manager, Contractor

ZenBusiness

ZenBusiness

Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Who We Are

We started our company to help others launch and run their own businesses, at any stage. The way we help is by keeping it simple and supporting entrepreneurs one step at a time. Put simply: our mission is to enable anyone to start, run, and grow their business while avoiding the common pitfalls that derail hopeful entrepreneurs. No more having to wade through forms, taxes, or ongoing state compliance.

We are a remote company based in Austin, Texas. We have team members from Florida to Oregon and all points in-between. Take pride in your work knowing that it shapes how people all across the country reach their goal of starting, running, and growing their business.

If the idea of helping people and working with a genuinely caring, supportive team excites you, then you’ve come to the right place.

The Role

To enhance the efficiency and quality of the corporate marketing team’s production processes by hiring a full-time (40-hours) Contract Production Manager. This role is crucial for streamlining operations, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality marketing assets, and allowing directors to focus on strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Improved Asset Management and Access: The production manager will organize and maintain a centralized digital asset library, ensuring product marketing and ACQ teams have quick and easy access to up-to-date and approved assets. This will streamline their campaigns and reduce time spent searching for resources.
  • Better Coordination for Campaigns and Product Launches: With a production manager handling the coordination between teams, product marketing and ACQ teams can align for smoother execution of campaigns and product launches. This ensures that technical support and digital infrastructure are in place, minimizing disruptions and enhancing campaign efficiency.
  • Efficient Change Management and Issue Resolution: The production manager will oversee the change management process, ensuring that any required modifications to digital assets or IT configurations are handled promptly and with minimal disruption. This allows product marketing and ACQ teams to adapt quickly to market changes or feedback without causing significant delays or technical issues currently caused from slow response rates across our team.

Qualifications

  • Collaboration and Coordination:
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to effectively liaise between corporate marketing, product marketing, ACQ, and IT teams.
    • Ability to coordinate and facilitate meetings, ensuring a clear understanding of roles, responsibilities, and project requirements.
  • Organizational Skills:
    • High level of organization to manage the production calendar, track project statuses, and maintain a centralized digital asset library.
    • Attention to detail in managing assets, ensuring they are correctly tagged, stored, and accessible.
    • Must have a passion for details, be very detail-oriented, and be able to review assets (scripts, videos, etc.) to ensure consistency in brand management.
  • Problem-Solving Skills:
    • Strong problem-solving abilities to address and resolve roadblocks in the production process.
    • Proactive approach in identifying potential issues and implementing solutions before they escalate.
  • Project Management Experience:
    • Some experience or similar experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously, including coordinating tasks, tracking progress, and ensuring deadlines are met.
    • Basic familiarity with project management tools (e.g., Excel, project trackers, or similar).
  • Vendor Management:
    • Experience in managing relationships with external vendors, including onboarding, briefing, and overseeing deliverables.
    • Ability to assist with contract management, including statements of work (SOW) and budgets.
  • Ability to Learn Systems Quickly:
    • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new systems such as digital asset management systems (e.g., Brandfolder, Cloudinary) and other relevant tools (e.g., Figma for design files).
  • Change Management:
    • Ability to manage change requests efficiently to avoid disruptions and ensure smooth transitions.
    • Capable of handling multiple rounds of revisions and approvals, maintaining project flow, and minimizing delays.
  • Data Collection Coordination:
    • Basic ability to coordinate the measurement and reporting of asset performance, using data to help drive decisions and improvements.
    • Willingness to learn analytics tools and methods to track the success of creative assets and campaigns.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Collaborative mindset to work effectively with cross-functional teams and foster a cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to work under the guidance of senior team members and follow established processes.

Remote Culture. A great company culture leads to happy employees, and happy employees lead to happy customers. We provide our employees with good salaries, benefits, equity, and interesting challenges that have a positive impact.

Let’s stay connected! We believe in staying connected, and we have a weekly “All Hands” meeting every week. We also have a social committee that hosts frequent events. We’ve held a virtual talent show, costume competitions, monthly lunch and learn series, Hackathons and more!

Benefits. The company offers various benefits to employees and their dependents, including medical, vision, dental, disability, and life insurance, as well as parental and military leave. Other benefits include an employee assistance program, 401k + match, annual bonus, pet insurance, and RSUs. Paid parking* and 10 paid holidays are also provided.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. We believe in diversity, equity & inclusion. At ZenBusiness, every voice counts no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, location, or background. We celebrate the diversity of our teams, knowing that our products, services, and customers thrive best when we lean into and celebrate our differences.

Please check out our careers' page to learn more about our culture, benefits, and open opportunities.

*applicable to in-office employees