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Brand Studio Manager

CAA

Los Angeles, CA 03-26-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Brand Studio - Project Manager

Who We Are

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.

The Department

We Believe Brands are Values in Motion.

We are a 360º branding agency born out of CAA.

We work with iconic talent and iconic brands to bring exciting concepts to market.

We leverage opportunities to grow our client's businesses by designing new brand concepts.

Whether it's spearheading a cultural initiative through a compelling call to action or realizing a client's business objectives through brand positioning and IP creation, our studio crafts branded narratives that unlock communities and place discovery and affinity at the core.

The Role

This role will work closely with the CCO and Studio team and to manage account manage incoming and current client projects. The necessary traits to be successful in this role are purpose-driven, accountable, optimistic, proactive, attention to detail and a passion to understand culturally relevant design for brands. The ideal studio Project Manager needs to be comfortable wearing many hats, be client-services oriented, and a team builder while bringing the intention to thrive in an innovative design environment.

Responsibilities

Run Account Management Process
• Be front-end communicator of Client agenda creation for meetings
• Develop and provide accountability documents (i.e. SOWs, Agendas, Timelines)
• Drive Project Management for 2-4 Studio Clients (internally and externally)
• Co-lead (with Senior Creatives) client meetings, deliver conference reports, and track approvals
• Coordinate and produce project timelines with oversight from CCO and Senior Creatives
• Coordinate and track all approvals from CCO and client until completion

Plan Optimal Client Service Meetings with CCO/Creative team
• Draft and circulate Agenda for project Kick-Off
• Create Project Summary for team/client reporting key milestones, feedback and timelines
• Run point on category research and insights deliverables to support Senior Designers on their strategic set up
• Coordinate third party vendor services and deliverables (i.e. Production, Developers, Promotional providers, etc.)
• Manage key communication with internal and external clients for Brand Studio deliverables

Provide Onboard Detailing for Engagement of New Account Projects
• Draft Statement of Work (for CCO approval) for new projects and circulate approved proposals to Clients
• Submit SOW with General Counsel and coordinate/track changes and approvals
• Circulate final SOW/Engagement letter with new clients and file booking report
• Follow up with Accounts Payable team for all approved invoices/reimbursables

Qualifications
• 2+ years project management experience at a branding agency or in-house brand of relevant category (lifestyle branding – retail, retail experiential, fashion, beauty, home, food)
• Experience with client servicing project management, scheduling and prioritization, follow up process for approvals
• Excellent professional outreach skills and proactive spirit
• Experienced with Project/Account Management tools and applications (example: Monday, Slack, etc.)
• Ability to organize and own workflow to maintain best practices throughout the client servicing process
• Prior Ability to show working knowledge of the brand creation process (i.e. timelines, creative development, campaign or design production, etc.)

Location
• This role will be based in the Los Angeles office; Hybrid schedule.

Compensation: The annual base salary for this position is in the range of $67,000-$77,000. This position also is eligible for benefits and discretionary bonus. Ultimately, the salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, business sector, and geographic location, among other criteria. Please talk with a CAA Recruiter to learn more.

Creative Artists Agency, LLC (the ''Company'') is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on the basis of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, religion, creed, gender or sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, family and medical care leave status, military or veteran status, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, an employee's or their dependent's reproductive health decision making (e.g., the decision to use or access a particular drug, device or medical service), or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The Company also complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws with regard to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8ez1m-44-201-97-224-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $67,000 to $77,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
CAA

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.