Coordinator, Creative Projects

New York, New York, USA
14 Jan 2022
15 Feb 2022
Job Title: Coordinator, Creative Projects
Primary Purpose: coordinator, creative projects will be a key member of the creative project management team, managing quick-turn projects and maintaining and creating essential tools for the team's success. This role will work with the leaders on the team to keep, maintain, and improve upon records and project management software (workfront). In its project management capacity, this role will work on a daily basis with cross-functional partners in the creative and marketing teams, constantly driving to meet deadlines and to deliver accurate creative deliverables.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency on the Creative Projects team to...

- maintain and enhance project management software (workfront)
- work with manager on workflows and management of projects, from kick-off through completion, with a focus on feedback and quick-turnaround projects
- review, edit and bring clarity to select creative requests, ensuring that projects have clear direction and focus prior to initiating
- establish timelines and clear, consistent communication with all parties regarding delivery of project obligations
- develop cross-functional relationships between strategy and creative teams, constantly maintaining and improving upon current organizational systems and records
- monitor routing project deliverables and uphold brand quality by ensuring all projects are approved by appropriate stakeholders
- collaborate with manager on meeting ownership and division of tasks/projects

The accomplished individual will possess...

- experience with project management is a plus
- experience with using tracking tools or programs, with an interest in becoming an expert in workfront project management software
- excellent communication and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and focus in busy work environment
- excellent people management skills
- strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task
- excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- be a Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and initiative

An outstanding professional will have...

- college degree preferred
- 1-2 years of related work experience
- experience or strong interest in project management software

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus:Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results:Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly:Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others:Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Kate Spade is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under the consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Kate Spade at .

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