Account Manager, Brand Management, Photo Studio

San Francisco, California, United States
14 Sep 2022
29 Oct 2022
About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer's spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what's next.

About the Role

As an Account Manager for BR and BRFS, you are responsible for the end-to-end On Figure and Laydown Product Photography Production pipeline within the Gap Inc. Platform Photo Studio. You will be part of a seasoned, supportive and collaborative team that strives to deliver results by leading with a "Do it, Own it & Done" mindset. You will be empowered to "Create with Audacity" and "Do The Right Thing". If you are strategic in assessing business needs, strive to proactively develop plans to successfully support the business, flexible in a constantly changing retail environment, solution oriented and able to prioritize/manage multiple tasks/projects and motivated to consistently deliver against tight deadlines, you will fit nicely within our organization.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for overall Production Scheduling for Banana Republic and Banana Republic Factory Product Photography Shoots
  • Execute deliverables for a growing business by identifying efficiencies, resolving workflow challenges to improve execution of production processes through solution-oriented thinking
  • Operate as a key conduit between Brand Partners and Photo Studio team to ensure continuity of creative nuances
  • Proactively manage communications, timelines and deliverables setting expectations with key stakeholders
  • Independently manage On Figure castings and present talent recommendations that align with brand and creative direction
  • Book models; negotiate talent fees and usage agreements.
  • Manage and forecast team workload to successfully meet production milestones
  • Adapt readily to change, remain open to new ideas, take on new responsibility, handle pressure, and adjust plansto meet fluctuating operational needs.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with multiple teams and partner with resources in the broader company

Develop Team and Self
  • Strong management skills and the ability to inspire and motivate direct reports. Engage in professional development
  • Foster relationships within team to build bench strength. Provide clear direction to team members to achieve Platform Photo Studio and individual goals

Manage Financial Responsibilities
  • Forecast cost and model budget management for BR and BRFS Product Photography shoots
  • Accountable for integrity of weekly metrics reporting and budget inputs. Oversee troubleshooting of all 3rdparty invoice and payment issues

Manage Relationships:
  • Develop and collaborate with key business partners to determine creative execution based on business needs for all brand initiatives and seasonal concepts
  • Partner with Production, Marketing, Creative and Merchants Teams to achieve consensus and develop relationships with business partners

Who You Are

  • Strong sense of urgency and the ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects within limited timelines
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills with great attention to detail
  • Proven ability to build and streamline processes

Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row. US Candidates - Non NYCPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.US Candidates - NYCBeginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).

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