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Creative Services Project/Production Manager

Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, December 29, 2023
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
Beyond Meat is seeking a Creative Services – Project/Production Manager to support the dynamic and agile Beyond Marketing Team in EMEA. We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and detailed-oriented individual with creative marketing or creative project management experience with an understanding of creative production. This position interfaces with cross-functional internal teams and external partner vendors to ensure timely execution of all creative projects with a focus in packaging.
This is a hybrid role of creative project management and creative production. The technical understanding of print packaging practices and procedures are a must have to be successful in this position. The Creative Services – Project/Production Manager will report to the Senior Innovation Product Manager with a dotted line to the Global Senior Design Director located in the U.S.
TASKS, DUTIES, & GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for all aspect of the creative workflow and (packaging) production process
Track projects through all phases from requests through approvals and distribution of final assets to ensure the accuracy and timely execution of projects
Traffic projects for optimal efficiencies
Proofread and review creative work for content accuracy
Management of asset portal
Communicates critical information to relevant parties in a timely manner
Ability to manage complex and multiple priorities at one time
Reviews incoming briefs and visual requests, schedules project kickoff meetings
Collaborate with the Marketing team to develop best-in-class creative briefs to execute impactful artwork and related assets.
Function as key contact, both internally and externally, for creative packaging projects.
Address packaging, design, and brand questions by communicating with project leads.
Ability to interpret brand needs and communicate them back to the internal and external creative teams
Partners cross-functionally with other departments (QA, Regulatory, Production, Sales, etc) to move projects forward
Build and maintain strong, positive working relationships within the team, promoting efficient and accurate working practices.
Establish and nurture relationships of trust with stakeholders, suppliers, and partners by providing support and advice where appropriate.
Ability to be efficiently strategic and provide practical guidance to team members across various channels, including print, packaging and digital.
Provide valuable insights and recommendations to achieve business goals and objectives.
Be in a consumer mindset while putting the business first.
Have basic understanding of packaging production files - eps, ai, psd, pdfs file formats
Interact with creative internal and external production teams, to create efficiencies and deliver on business priorities
QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience:
5 plus years of experience as a Creative Project Manager or similar role
Strong knowledge of project management methods - waterfall, agile, scrum
Familiarity with print production guidelines and food packaging regulations
Basic knowledge of Adobe ­Creative Suite
Strong project management platform knowledge [ex: Wrike, Asana, Monday, etc.]
Intermediate understanding of Google Drive Suite and Microsoft Office applications
Strong project management skills, secure deadlines and on time delivery of responsible projects.
Astute attention to detail leaving no stone unturned in delivering excellence.
Independent thinker and leader. Resourceful, requiring minimal guidance.
Knowledge of artwork, reprographics & print industry, particularly within branded packaging
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written – clear and effective communication is key to our success. Advanced English required, and if you're Dutch/ German-speaking, that's a plus!
CHARACTERISTICS
Positive can do attitude
Excellent communicator
Diplomatic and persuasive
Approachable and trustworthy
Strong, determined and flexible
Strong ability to forecast against projects needs
Quick thinker; graceful under pressure
Strong problem solver, drives out-of-the box thinking when appropriate
Knowledgeable, reliable, trusted leader
Comfortable communicating with senior level executives
Able to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to interface effectively with people at all levels and functions
Detail - oriented and strong analytical skills
Strong solution-based perspectives
Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
For all U.S. based roles: Applicants must be authorized to work for a U.S. employer. This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship at this time.