Freelance Assistant Producer- San Francisco, CA
550 Terry Francois San Francisco, CA 94158
Fashion Brand Seeking an Assistant Producer
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 1-year contract
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday; 9AM-6PM
Hours per Week: 40
The Assistant Producer is responsible for supporting the overall content operations and quality assurance of the website.
• Exceptionally detail-oriented • Excellent written and verbal skills • Enjoys interacting with all types of people o What would the typical work day look like for this contractor (what are they responsible for)? Assistant will be responsible for website launch management facilitating the schedules and deadlines of key milestones including content build, QA, approval, and cal-louts for multiple concurrent refreshes.
Type of background you are looking for: 1-2 years online experience in testing or in a web production preferably in the ECOM or agency space useful, but not required. o Software skill: Familiarity with Google Suite, WorkFront, Microsoft Suite, and marketing content management systems.
The Assistant Producer on the Production team assists in the scheduling and management of website marketing and content; the tracking and communication of marketing and product pipeline deliverable; and driving issue resolution and communication related to site tools and functionality. Responsible for assisting associate producer and producer in the project management of web marketing launches from idealization to execution.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Business & Finances: General understanding of business goals and requirements for website projects. Assist in the creation of detailed implementation schedules for each project and validate/communicate out with needed project resources. : Assist in the coordination of project activities from various business partners including Merchandising, Marketing, Creative, Web Development, QA, and 3rd party vendors, among others.: Help ensure project is launched on time and meets initial project requirements. Keep associate producer and producer notified of progress and/or deviation from project schedule (deliverable, milestone dates, resources, etc.).: Helps drives the review and final sign-off of website content; documents feedback and manages any required changes.
Assist in leading key meetings owned by Production. Records action items and communicates out to owners for follow-up and completion.
Assist business partners to manage production of product content: copy, images and outfits.:Leverages site product, content, and category management tools to update and push content to web site. Customers & Markets:
Responds quickly to change in scope or project schedule, communicating to production management any impacts to the project and the overall website.-Acts as first line of support for cross-functional teams within brand when website and tool production issues occur. Works with producer and associate producer to help facilitate resolution with Tech Operations and Product Management Team and helps communicate updates to brand partners. -Assist associate producer or producer with the development of communications to business partners on site/tool issue status, feature releases, dates and workarounds. Managing & Operating Practices
Assist with the documentation, maintenance, and communication of the monthly/weekly site content delivery schedule; works with manager to ensure accuracy on an on-going basis.- Learns and understands processes and communication methods of delivery schedule. Suggests any improvement areas when needed and works with associate producer or producer to implement change. Leadership & Employees:-Proactively seeks out opportunities to learn more about brand business processes and systems. Uses knowledge to suggest new ideas and change to improve overall efficiency of processes.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: General understanding of web production and release processes. Direct experience with website tools and technologies preferred. : Highly detailed oriented. Some experience in managing project management and communication deliverables for multiple projects at any given time preferred.: Excellent oral/written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.: Self-motivated and driven. Ability to work well independently and within a group setting.: Minimum educational level: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or equivalent experience Minimum experience:1-3 years of detailed task planning and execution experience; 1-3 years of related online experience with a strong preference for eCommerce.