Project Manager, Production Coordinator (3 month contract)

Partner Services · Beaverton, Oregon
Department Partner Services
Employment Type Temporary
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Who are we?

Thesis is a digital agency in Portland, OR. We're hell-bent on humanizing the relationship between people and brands, which starts with our teams: real people making real work.

Come as you are. Bring what you bring.


The name is new to us, but we've been around for 17 years. In contrast to our former identity that reflected what we do, we chose the name Thesis as it better represents how we do it: a full-service agency believing our strength is in our approach—believing the work we make is only as strong as the thought—and data—we put behind it.


That sounds intense. But make no mistake, we also play real hard.


The Job

The Production Coordinator role is responsible for support of end-to-end production of small-scale content creation, delivery of daily and seasonal marketing objectives, and the support of producers and larger production teams. In addition to producing and project managing, their responsibilities include administrative duties such as vendor setup, contracts, reviews, and finance support. They will ensure that the creative team and their projects stay on target while assisting in, owning, and learning to manage the production process for content within digital platforms.


You should care intensely about your work without conflating work ego with personal ego. While youll be working closely with clients, our agencys integrated teams collaborate equally and share accountability, in both failure and success.


Be prepared to let the best ideas rise to the top.


As a person, you are:

One who is self-sufficient, embraces challenges, and can remain composed, assured, and effective under pressure. You are able to catch on quickly to the approach of strategic thinking and creative problem-solving in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. A detail-oriented, organized, positive team player who is responsible for working alongside teammates in the broader Creative Operations team in tracking and managing the logistics of creative deliverables across categories and channels.


As a worker, you will:

Learn the ins-and-outs of Creative Operations and production while bringing project management support across projects.

  • Support the Creative Operations team with project management of special projects.
  • Support the Account Director and Studio Manager with administrative and operational support (i.e. meeting scheduling, follow ups, etc).
  • Attend internal and client meetings.
  • Own responsibility for taking, collecting and distributing notes and next steps during meetings.
  • Attend Creative Reviews as the keeper of the minutes in order to distribute creative feedback through the Creative Operations Producers.
  • Support the clients team of designers and coordinate across multiple projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Provide support for Motion Production Planning.
  • Monitor Airtable activations consistently and timely to provide the Creative Operations team with any necessary edits and updates to projects.
  • Work with the Studio Managers to provide support on production projects where assistance is needed.
  • Proactively manage priorities, raise risks, and offer productive/creative solutions.
  • Liaison between your team members, clients, and external/agency partnerships; where assigned by project.
  • Maintain proficiency in necessary project management platforms needed for effective communication.
  • Consistently learn and attribute to processes and operational excellence.
  • Learn how to build strong relationships and trust with clients.
  • Provide assistance in ensuring timely creative delivery based on stakeholder milestones, such as creative and brand reviews.

 

As for experience, you need:

  • Bachelors degree, preferably in Advertising/Marketing, Communications, Design or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in digital marketing for a large/enterprise corporate setting.


But even better, you have:

  • Experience working with project management software tools, preferably Airtable, Asana, Basecamp, Miro, Sprinklr.
  • Ability to assist and/or directly manage multiple projects of various scopes with differing and converging timelines.
  • Excellent communication skills that provide clear direction and enable collaboration between teams.
  • Ability to understand challenges and/or underlying concerns.
  • Experience building relationships, confidently interacting with clients.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse, perpetually changing environment, while maintaining a calm and positive spirit.
  • Willingness to manage and collaborate with remote workers and/or third-party creative agencies.
  • Strong understanding of digital, commerce, and internet concepts, including latest online community trends, user experience best practices, and technology jargon.
  • Is fluent in creative-speak.


Above all, be hungry to learn and grow beyond this job description.

Still with us?

Cool! Let's talk.


Workplace equity is not a single checkbox.

 

It's a new way of thinking, of working, and of moving through the world. At Thesis, we prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion. You'll see this in our hiring practices, growth plans, and workplace programs—because our agency, our work, and our society are better when diverse perspectives come together.

 

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  • Location
    Beaverton, Oregon
  • Department
    Partner Services
  • Employment Type
    Temporary
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level