Production Manager, Brand at Squarespace

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Squarespace is equally defined by our products and the marketing campaigns that promote and explain them. From the Emmy award-winning John Malkovich work, to last year’s Super Bowl ad featuring Keanu Reeves, creating branded and beautifully designed communications is a top priority for the Squarespace Creative Team.

As we continue to build our in-house capabilities, we’re looking for a Production Manager to lead a cross-functional team of producers responsible for leading the execution of all featured content for our Brand. You have strong management experience and can oversee producers who work on a range of brand work: broadcast, print, radio, OOH, social, digital, photography, content, visual design, partnerships and events.

This is a newly-created role within the organization so you should identify as an entrepreneurial self-starter with the perseverance to establish new ways of working, influence stakeholders, and create value. A portfolio of relevant work is required for consideration. This role sits on the Creative Production team and reports to the Creative Production Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as the daily point of contact for producers from launch to completion of projects
  • Lead and assign producers to projects with the Creative Operations Manager
  • Intake and approve project scopes, schedules, and budgets from producers
  • Identify red flags and step in on productions when needed
  • Review and negotiate bids for all productions
  • Iterate and lead better internal processes for brand production at the company
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, mainly Marketing, as a key manager for brand projects on the Creative team
  • Resolve conflicts or disagreements and know when to escalate issues to Creative Production Director

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of experience producing campaigns, design and content at a brand, agency, content or design shop
  • Proven track record among creatives and vendors as a best-of-class producer and manager
  • Experience producing creative content with a high-quality, design aesthetic
  • Experience managing schedules, outsourcing and negotiating pricing across all brand mediums
  • Experience with legal and clearance rules across all brand mediums
  • Proven experience leading a high-performing team
  • Experience with organizational change management
  • Ability to lead and motivate while aligning work with team and organizational goals
  • Cool under pressure, with excellent presentation abilities and the ability to manage across levels

ABOUT SQUARESPACE

Squarespace empowers people with creative ideas to succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses — to share their stories with the world. Squarespace’s team of more than 800 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

PERKS

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Equity plan
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Dog-friendly workplace

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Location

Squarespace is headquartered in the West Village of Manhattan, within walking distance from the 1, A, C, E, B, D, F, and M trains.

An Insider's view of Squarespace

What are some social events your company does?

In the past we've had trivia nights, talent shows, and video game tournaments. My background is actually in theatre, so amazingly had the opportunity of taking to the microphone and hosting some of the events here.

Jose Paz

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What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Our team’s mission is to configure, integrate, automate, and report on all HR systems. This means we are constantly trying to do things no one has ever done before. Some of the challenges we regularly encounter are hacking together system integrations, implementing controls to ensure data integrity, and manual task automation for our users.

Paul

Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As the Data Engineering team has grown, I've become a team lead and learning lots of new technologies, such as Postgres and Airflow.

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What are some social events your company does?

The company holiday party is a pretty big social event. Each location has one and I’ve crashed three of the four parties in Ireland as well. At this point, if I don’t go to the Dublin holiday party, I might get messages asking if I’m okay.

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What are Squarespace Perks + Benefits

Squarespace Benefits Overview

We take care of our employees in more ways than one. We offer competitive medical, dental, and vision for our employees and their dependents. We also offer up to 20 weeks of paid family leave (includes parental), daily gourmet lunches, and seasonal wellness programming, including meditation, yoga, and nutritionist sessions at the office. And so many snacks.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Time allotted for learning
All employees have full access to LinkedIn Learning.
Online course subscriptions available
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