Manager, Marketing Operations/Creative Services - Calvin Klein
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Posted 10 days ago
Calvin Klein is looking to hire a Marketing Business Manager to work within the Consumer Marketing Organization. This individual will support the Director, Marketing Business Management and the Consumer Engagement team as a point of direct connection to the finance team. The candidate must be highly detail-oriented and organized, be fluent in budget management principles including accrual accounting method for items such as talent contracts, events, 3rd party vendor contracts, and shoot/post production. They must be comfortable dealing with people at all levels in the organization. This is an opportunity for someone with a passion and deep understanding of the commercial production side of marketing as well as a global marketing organization and the crucial role budget planning and budget management play. This position will be responsible for forecasting, managing, and reporting the day-to-day costs associated with the teams operational and advertising budgets, keeping track of the associated billing settlement. This person should have a working knowledge of production processes, media and marketing vendor relationships, and be familiar with the roles and responsibilities around each department.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE JOB:
Support the daily management of financial data and records across the group, ensuring that
the data is as current and accurate as possible
Directly responsible for the management of the team budgets such as T&E, Operations,
Freelance, Temp, and Events budgets
Analyze and monitor the profitability of projects and events, with an eye towards
Report to the finance team per the monthly and quarterly closing calendar
Work closely with finance team to ensure client and vendor billing is correct and timely
Support producers in shoot finance planning and facilitating payment of vendors
Develop and ensure processes, tools, and documentation are in place to support
efficient and consistent reporting and analysis within the marketing group
INTERNAL & EXTERNAL CONTACTS:
Internal: Consumer Engagement (Marketing and Communications), Content & Production, Media, MarTech, Executive, Studio, Finance, HR, Fashion Office, IT
External: 3rd party vendors, licensees, and other partners when needed
Manage/negotiate costs of projects as necessary. Ensure actual expense is within allocated budget.
Responsible for directly managing the institutional operational budgets, making strategic recommendations to support profitability.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for data and the ability to package it into compelling presentations for all levels of management. Detail-oriented/innovative traits necessary. Must be able to find best solutions and develop methods to improve efficiency.
Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with adherence to deadlines. Creative and detail oriented is necessary in completing all projects. Must be flexible and solution oriented with a positive attitude toward teamwork. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and adapt quickly to quick changes, requests and deadlines.
Ability to act as a financial agent for the marketing group and a marketing agent for the finance department.
The Agency has an open floor layout that encourages team members to engage and inspire one another. Occasional late hours, weekend work, and travel could be required depending on seasonal concepts and specific project needs.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
3-4 years professional experience working directly with budgets and financial management highly desired
Fully numerate and proficient with Excel and Powerpoint
Must be a power user of Excel and have proficiency in PowerPoint, Access, and Word
Must be organized, detail-oriented, and accurate
Capable of managing a large number of concurrent, high priority projects with minimal supervision
Strong communication skills (both verbally and written)
Professional demeanor and proactive approach
Ability to interface with all levels within the organization