* Job Filled * Marketing & Creative Services Specialist : El Segundo, CA : Full-time

Our client, Manduka,  is look for a Marketing & Creative Services Specialist to support, oversee and manage production, workflow and timelines for the entire Manduka Marketing Department to ensure all requests are clear and delivered on time. This position will directly report into the Creative Director while supporting the needs of all staff within the Marketing & Creative Teams.

Job Functions: 

  • Primary contact between Marketing/Creative and other internal departments
  • Steward weekly status meetings, holding team members accountable to deadlines, while influencing other stakeholders to support successful outcomes
  • Manage and maintain project management software (Asana) to ensure all briefs are clear and complete
  • Accountable for improving Marketing & Creative workflow and processes for faster turnaround, less cost, and the highest quality output
  • Independently prioritize multiple tasks and maintain Creative Team’s workflow timelines, scheduling regular check-ins and approvals to ensure work is delivered complete and on time
  • Maintain relationships with outside vendors and manage material sourcing (and related budgets) of outside creative and production vendors
  • Work with department heads to manage budget and track spending and ensure timely payment of outside vendors
  • Responsible for trafficking and tracking jobs, from beginning to end, so productivity by job type and personnel can be measured and improved upon
  • Create, communicate, implement and document all processes within Marketing & Creative Services
  • Maintain and regulate production calendar that serves as primary information source in the development of key initiatives and programs
  • Manage and maintain shared company asset server (Art Room) to ensure all assets are organized, current and up to date

Requirements:

  • A positive attitude
  • Knowledge different project management software (particularly Asana) a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud a plus
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities seamlessly within a fast-paced setting
  • Experience managing workflow process and timelines
  • Background in Digital/ Web Media as well as Catalog Media a plus
  • Superior written/ verbal communication skills
  • Highly collaborative; great facilitator; leads by example
  • Persuasive, fact-based, and articulate with superlative collaboration skills
  • Strong sense of urgency combined with close attention to detail. Patient, yet tenacious
  • Demonstrates vision, clarity, and consistency in presenting the Manduka brand across all medium

About Manduka: For more than 20 years, Manduka has built a reputation as the world's most respected yoga brand. Known for its legendary PRO Mat, Manduka creates high performance yoga mats, yoga towels, bags, props, and women's and men’s fitness apparel. Designed by yogis and trusted by teachers worldwide, carefully selected and sustainable materials are paired with thoughtful design to create innovative products that allow a community of 4,000+ yoga studios, 700+ yoga ambassadors and over 2 million customers across the globe to deepen their practice.

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