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  • Creative Production Coordinator - Pierce

    Job Locations US-ME-Portland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/6/2018 5:50 PM)
    Job ID
    Creative / Ideation


    Headquartered in the seaside food mecca of Portland, Maine, Pierce has been creating powerful live brand experiences that drive measurable success for the world's most recognizable brandsand the scrappiest of startups—for nearly three decades. Home to a talented, passionate team of marketing professionals, Pierce couples award-winning work with an award-winning culture. Pierce is proud to be a part of the Omnicom Group.



    Award winning, brand experience agency is searching for a proven MacGyver to join our team. Are you a creative thinker? Problem solver? Have true, unbelievable stories from the field? Do people call you a Jack-of-all-trades? Do you pack a Leatherman and a roll of duct 24/7? Think on your feet and love challenges? Then this may be the career for you! We are a very close knit team with shared responsibilities ranging from creating budget proposals to overseeing custom event set builds to sourcing program specific premiums and printed collateral. You will be required to multitask daily, attend brainstorms, offer advice and follow through from concept to creation of a wide range of event sets and promotional items.



    • Offer strategic and operational guidance to account teams for current and future projects
    • Ability and desire to identify and recommend future production resources (e.g. vendors and capabilities)
    • Assist in operational meetings and test events to ensure excellent activations and reduce operational risk
    • Clear written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail, time management, and strong prioritization skills are a must
    • A desire and ability to go the extra mile and see the job through during the most challenging circumstances
    • Review estimates, negotiate quotes, generate purchase orders and reconcile corporate credit card charges
    • Work closely with accounting, account teams, and vendors to ensure invoices are being processed in accordance with agreed upon terms
    • Source and order off the shelf and custom event set items
    • Work within budgets, and create efficiencies wherever possible
    • Anticipate challenges and offer proactive and creative solutions
    • Take and give direction
    • Operate efficiently under pressure
    • Offer and / or implement both short and long term solutions and workarounds to problems on the fly



    • Ideal candidate to have experience in experiential/promotional marketing, production, or project coordinator role
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Software, including: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Savvy with computers to support frequent use of internal systems used for purchase order creation and spend reconciliation
    • Ability to coordinate with different vendors across the country simultaneously as project needs and scope change
    • Production experience in the field is a bonus
    • A knowledge of tradeshow set elements, logistics and labor detail is a bonus



    Your hard work and dedication will be rewarded with an excellent compensation package, including the following: 


    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance and a 401(k) with a match
    • Generous Vacation and Holiday Plan including a Paid Winter Break
    • Career Development Program (for all levels of experience)
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Award-Winning Culture including casual attire, incredible clients and co-workers, collaborative and engaging environment, various all-agency outings and parties, and more!
    • Exceptional office space in the heart of the Old Port 


    A helpful explanation about the relationship between Pierce and GMR Marketing: 

    Pierce and GMR are sister agencies within the Omnicom Group. While they are independent agencies, Pierce and GMR operate under a shared services arrangement under which GMR performs certain administrative services for Pierce. These services include recruiting for corporate positions.



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