At Ankorstore, we believe that local independent retailers have a great impact on the soul of our cities and villages, and we believe that they will flourish even more if they are provided with great tools and exceptional shopping conditions. With this in mind, we are building the largest marketplace that connects authentic European brands with thousands of independent retailers. We are extremely proud to be able to support these amazing entrepreneurs every day.
Ankorstore was founded in 2019 and has recently closed a $100 million Series B funding. We already have over 200 employees and want to continue to scale strongly.
Rare opportunity to join one of the greatest Brand teams in Europe in the making, to work on a great product with the Founders for whom Brand Excellence is key to success.
About your role:
The Creative Producer is a pivotal role for our team and the interface with the Creative Marketing team. Key contact to production teams and responsible for project production deadlines and budgets.
You'll be driving process implementation, resourcing and managing project teams, facilitating creative workflow, managing external vendors, shooting and producing creative assets, ensuring production quality and making sure work is delivered accurately, on budget and within deadline. Evaluating all aspects of imagery production and constantly seeking out efficiencies and improvements in day-to-day workflow, identifying and driving forward potential improvements and implementing them.
The role is reporting to the Creative Director.
Planning and managing creative and studio resources for current and future projects workflow.
Monitor daily resourcing and activities for project teams. Work with Creative Operations to monitor creative scheduling and forecast project needs.
Planning and budgeting time, scheduling reviews and routing approvals and feedback
Responsibility for project deadlines. Compiling timing plans, keeping the team updated as projects progress, and seeking to resolve issues before problems arise
Implement (RACI) process for project kick-off/planning/approvals with key stakeholders
Responsibility for project production budgets, estimating costs, raising purchase orders, and handling invoice queries
Pre-production incl. booking creative talent, locations, production teams, styling, travel bookings and estimating costs
Co-ordinating pre-prod meetings and routing all approvals prior to shooting
Shoot logistics and attendance, ensuring shot count and deliverables are fulfilled
Negotiating usages, costs and timings. Management of shoot budgets, ensuring production estimates are approved by budget holders before incurring costs
Post-production includes retouching, editing, producing master files and adaptations/versions
Key contact to production teams and end responsible for project deadlines and budgets
Asset Management & Admin
Up-to-date creative planning and project overviews
Immaculate filing. Maintaining orderly job folders and planning documents
Ensuring all final assets are updated and filed correctly
Researching, implementing and maintaining database for our creative imagery, videos and brand assets
Administering all related paperwork, PO's, invoices, releases, allocating and recharging hours and external costs. Financial reconciliations and reporting
Keeping detailed records of all contracts, image usages, agreements, negotiations, cost estimates
Build strong personal relationships within the team. Foster a culture of respect, inclusion and diversity. Create a positive impact through every action, project and conversation
Establish and maintaining strong cross-functional partnerships with colleagues, departments, divisions and external vendors and creative talent.
Build positive partnerships with new or preferred vendors and individual freelancers
Build trust through open communication and consistent delivery. Displaying at all times a willingness to bring the project to the next level as a team
Live the company values and positively advocate within the team
What we are looking for:
You're a self-starter with the ability to independently anticipate and manage daily project requirements and stakeholder relationships
+7 years apparel/fashion/lifestyle/creative agency project management / creative production experience at a global/international level
An understanding of balancing workflow and process within a creative environment
A dedication to delivering the best creative work, on time and on budget
Pragmatic thinker and creative problem solver with a hands-on mentality
The ability to juggle multiple priorities with ease, employing the flexibility that allows you to re-prioritize tasks, react quickly to last minute requests and remain calm and diplomatic in fast-paced, pressured situations
An eye for detail
You have a very service-minded approach and work calmly under pressure to always find innovative and workable solutions
Along with a relevant degree (or equivalent qualification), essential for the role is hands-on expertise in a creative environment, your database of creative and production contacts and ultimate enthusiasm for all aspects of production.
Just as important will be the personal qualities you bring to the team. You're a good communicator and we'll expect you to be positive, energetic and constructive, taking responsibility for getting things done, and taking pride in doing them well.
On the pulse of latest technology and passionate innovation driver
Tons of energy and a great team spirit are a must!
Business-level English (written & verbal) as well as powerful communication skills
Fluent in English
What's in for you:
One in a time opportunity to join one of the fastest growing European startups just after series BWorking with a very ambitious & mission driven team backed by powerful VCs (Tiger Global, Bain Capital)
Strong values, a real purpose-driven company, in an international environment
A highly dynamic environment in a fast scaling company at a stage where you will able to shape things autonomously and participate to the future of the organisation
A real playground for development with exciting career opportunities, locally or internationally, with strong mentors