Production Coordinator

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 21, 2012
Closes
Jan 20, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
XO Group Inc. is seeking an organized, detail-oriented, and ambitious leader for its Production Coordinator position. As a Production Coordinator, you will be the central point of contact for all campaign scheduling and implementation of design and development of advertising campaigns. You will lead communication, coordination, track progress, and ensure timely completion of all online and offline components in the post-sale realm. An ideal candidate is a strong communicator and successful at managing the production of deliverables with respect to creative, technical, and web-based constraints.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Be the liaison between clients, editorial, tech, account management, design, reporting, and trafficking teams for all project scheduling and execution
• Establish and grow positive working relationships with internal and external teams by following-through and clearly communicating expectations of all team members involved
• Interpret client, business, and technical requirements for successful production of deliverables while keeping campaign scope within originated parameters
• Develop timelines in accordance with contracts and internal service level agreements
• Ability to self-prioritize and prioritize for others the tasks associated with successfully launching campaign deliverables
• Manage and communicate progress by tracking scheduled completion, identifying changes and risks, and being solution-oriented to resolve problems
• Assist Ad Trafficking is launching new campaigns and executing revisions in DART for Publishers (DFP)
• Uphold operational best practice by ensuring protocol is followed by all teams in the lifecycle
• Negotiate expedited timeline exceptions with Account Management, and provide solutions to management on how to mitigate in the future
• Partner with Account Management to resolve client issues and provide solutions to management on next steps if escalation is warranted
• Verify and screen capture that all campaign components have launched as indicated by internal and external teams
• Maintain a positive attitude while being solutions-oriented.


REQUIREMENTS
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 1-2 years of project coordination/ad trafficking experience in agency or online media environment
• Excellent process, organizational, project management, technical, and communication skills
• Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities with competing deadlines
• Comfortable collaborating and communicating in a team environment and with all levels of management
• Ability to drive deliverables through completion and hold team members accountable for their work
• Proficient working with technology platforms and Content Management Systems
• Microsoft Project or other project management-related software experience desired.
• Familiarity DART for Publishers (DFP), HTML/CSS, Print, and Flash preferred.
• Experience working in an interactive agency environment or with marketing/engagement campaigns a plus
• Positive can-do attitude, solutions-oriented, and independent problem solver

XO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.


Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.