14 West

Production Coordinator

Job ID 2020-2985
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Category
Project Management

Overview

St. Paul Research Logo

 

Are you incredibly detail-oriented and deadline driven? Are you a punctual, hard worker who loves coming up with ideas that help a business prosper and grow? Are you organized and ready to jump feet first into a faced-paced environment?

 

If you answered yes to all three questions… you’re still probably not who they’re looking for. St. Paul Research, a division of Agora Financial, is seeking a Production Coordinator. Even if you answered yes to all three questions above, you need an insatiable desire to prove yourself to have a chance to succeed working for them.

 

The Coordinator facilitates the day-to-day production of all online advertising and optimization projects.

 

Duties include communicating project requirements, elements, and objectives to team members to ensure that everyone is on the same page regarding all aspects of a project including timelines; setting it up in their internal systems; working with team members to ensure that projects are completed according to project timelines and communicating the status of a project within the team as well as across departments; and working across departments to complete project needs.

 

The ideal candidate is proactive in becoming intimately familiar with all aspects of a project, possess the great organizational skills to keep the various elements of a project organized and accessible to team members, takes initiative to improve workflow and address challenges, is open to reprioritize and adapt workflow in a fast-paced environment, and hungry to learn promotional website design best practices, web analytics, and split testing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Acting as a copy coordinator with their legal team to:
    • Oversee the submission of new promotions to legal
    • Remain up-to-date on the progress of all promotions through legal reviews
    • Facilitate prompt and effective communication between copywriters and the legal team during legal review
    • Deliver a finished product to the Production team in its final format effectively, so that a project is ready to be worked on
  • Assigning work and managing the daily schedule for the production team
  • Helping to define project scope, goals and deliverables to production team- giving a detailed “overview” of a project before the team starts on it so that everyone know what to expect
  • Ushering all customer-acquisition projects through the production lifecycle, communicating day-to-day priorities with everyone involved, and gathering feedback from copywriter, publisher, marketer, etc. on final output
  • Performing QA reviews on all projects to ensure copy, design, and functionality are all up to standard before a project is marked “complete”
  • Learning and becoming efficient in all internal systems

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Close collaboration with team members is a must; communication is vital in this role.
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities through strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to respond quickly to changes and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of MS Suite (Office, Excel)
  • Knowledge of G-Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with marketing principles, such as web advertising, direct response marketing, and performance analysis.
  • Knowledge of Basecamp, Smartsheet and Docusign is a plus. You’ll be utilizing these project management tools to stay on top of project assets and deliverables
  • Bachelors Degree or 3+ years of professional work experience.

Agora Financial offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services to their employees, including:

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance plans.
  • Employer-subsidized parking.
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching.
  • Generous vacation time and paid holidays.
  • Fitness programs and discounts.
  • Casual dress code.

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to the link provided.

 

About Agora Financial

Agora Financial provides independent economic and alternative health ideas to help everyday folks live a more independent, healthy and wealthy life. They publish these ideas through print and online publications.

 

Agora Financial is all about "fat-tail" ideas.

 

Everyone on the team needs to be OK with continuous testing. Which means they also need to be OK with failing. At AF, failing = learning. And the minute you stop taking chances, shaking things up, and exploring new ideas is the minute you fall behind.

 

They believe in putting in the hard work, and pushing one another. They believe that personal growth and development of individuals is only a small piece of the pie. And that the real wins are higher quality products for subscribers, and success for the team at large.

 

Agora Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local employment laws. No question in this Application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law, nor will any information obtained in response to any question be used in violation of any such law. Applicants with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and/or interview process may contact us at here@14west.us to arrange for such accommodation.

 

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