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Creative Resource Manager (Hybrid)

Job title: Creative Resource Manager (Hybrid)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Chicago
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 412559
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

The Creative Resource Manager is responsible for ensuring that projects are resourced in an accurate and timely manner, ultimately matching skills to confirmed requirements to achieve high utilization across the team. This would include minimizing the use of freelancers through intelligent allocation of permanent resource as well as identifying when freelance requirements are essential and recruiting suitable candidates. Key to the success of the role will be the day-to-day resourcing requirements, is the close working partnership with all department heads, understanding on skill sets, client team structures & people’s personalities. Our ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced environment as part of a team. What you will be doing: Management of all resource requests and assign relevant resource to each request in a timely manner Working closely with the department leads to source the most appropriate team for each project and communicate accordingly Identify and resolve any potential resource conflicts and resolving/ or escalating to prior to a crisis occurring Ensuring an external resource is only given when the budget is approved Accurately complete and maintain freelance & department administration Train teams and new joiners in the resourcing process and tools used Maintain relationships with key recruitment agencies Maintain relationships with onsite teams What you need to be great in this role: 3+ years of experience in a resourcing role or similar Understanding of the skill sets with a creative or production agency specializing in social, website, and digital content Experience leveraging workflow tools in managing resourcing People focused Excellent problem-solving skills Excellent organizational and communication skills Experience in working and managing high volume of work Ability to multitask effectively and deal with constant requests and changes Excellent understanding of Agency processes Attention to detail About Inside Ideas: Inside Ideas believes that agencies work better inside a brand’s organization – delivering more effective work at the speed and flexibility required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique methodology, and supported by bespoke technology, we design, build, and operate specialist, custom creative ecosystem with our clients. We believe that proximity enables better collaboration, leading to better marketing solutions. Established in 2004, our model is now driven by nearly 3,000 people worldwide, working across more than 200 custom creative ecosystems in over 25 countries. We are the undisputed leader in our space, which means we carry the responsibility and humility that comes with breaking new ground, continually evolving one of the most transformative agency models in history. People who join Inside Ideas come to us from all stages of their careers, from entry-level to agency veteran. They find a culture of entrepreneurism, direct and meaningful client impact, deep collaboration across offices and teams, and frankly, a bit of the unknown. If you’re most comfortable in safe, predictable environments, Inside Ideas may not be for you. That said, we will also give you the support, tools, feedback, and recognition to be your best – we want you to achieve what you strive for. The opportunities for growth are as wide as you can make them. Our Values and how to live them Ambition. You look for opportunities to deliver greater value to those around you Imagination. You identify a range of solutions to problems Inspiration. You lead by example and encourage others to do the same Learning. You have excellent listening skills that helps you to learn from our clients and those around you. Results. You accept responsibility for your actions As an employer we are committed to ensuring representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.

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