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Company: Levi Strauss & Co.
Location: SF, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel



We believe that clothes — and how you make them — can make a difference.

Since 1853, we've been obsessed with innovation to meet people's needs. We invented the first blue jean. And we reinvented khaki pants. We pioneered labor and environmental guidelines for our manufacturing partners. And we work to build sustainability into everything we do.

A company doesn't last more than 160 years by standing still. It endures by reinventing itself, striving to delight its consumers, winning in the marketplace and by remaining true to its values.

We employ thousands of people around the world to support our great brands: Levi's®, Dockers®, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™ and Denizen®. Our employees are committed to innovation, creativity and collaboration. Put simply, if you're looking for a new opportunity, this is a great place to grow your career.

Job Description Summary

The Program Manager will be a strategic partner in and oversee the implementation, execution and management of global packaging creative assets, as well as some print and social media assets. They will act as program lead from conception through delivery, manage resources and logistics and partner with various internal and external teams to provide solutions to meet marketing and business objectives. The ideal candidate will have comprehensive and demonstrable knowledge of packaging production, digital and print marketing projects, strong and clearly demonstrated communication skills, a calm demeanor and sense of humor.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Partner with creative and marketing teams to manage the development of creative assets for programs/campaigns from briefing to production and delivery, ensuring that workflow, processes and best practices are maintained throughout.

· Responsible for ensuring the teams know and understand the project vision and manage expectations throughout the project lifecycle.

· Deliver on time, on scope and on budget. Every time.

· Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to meet marketing and business objectives.

· Serve as the key point person to distribute project communications to all team members and stakeholders.

· Maintain schedules, outside resource coordination and vendors, system tools and portals.

· Manage budgets and communicate updates with transparency.

· Mitigate risk on projects, engage in contingency planning, recommend solutions, proactively engage in problem solving and gain alignment with stakeholders.

· Continually recommend workflow and process improvements.

· Keep data and information up-to-date in Workfront. Run reports from the system to inform resourcing decision-making.

· Partnering with and managing translation and print vendors.

Skills & Requirements:

· Minimum 3 – 5 years of program and/or project management experience within in-house creative teams and/or agencies.

· Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills; extremely organized, yet very flexible.

· Excellent discretion, judgment, tact and diplomacy.

· Strong attention to details and ability to see the big picture.

· Demonstrable understanding of project management methodologies.

· Dynamic analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to “connect the dots.”

· Experience with a variety of creative and production work streams including e-commerce, online/digital, print and video.

· Knowledge of advertising practices and how integrated marketing campaigns are executed.

· Knowledge of photo shoot production processes and post-production workflow experience.

· Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional teams.

· Ability to multi-task and a desire to work in a fluid, fast paced environment.

· Must demonstrate an energetic, positive, helpful demeanor and a passion and interest in LS & Co.

· Experience with Workfront (or similar project management tool) is preferred, but not mandatory.

We put a lot of thought into our programs to provide you with a benefits package that matters. Whether it is for medical care, taking time off, improving your health or planning for retirement, we've got you covered. Here's a small snapshot:

  • 401K match: $1.25 for every $1.00 you contribute up to the first 6% of pay you save.
  • Five hours of paid volunteer time per month with nonprofit organizations
  • Product discount of 40% off regular-price merchandise

The Company's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, Vietnam era/disabled veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected classes prohibited by applicable law. Company policy prohibits harassment of applicants or employees on the basis of any protected classes. The Company has established a continuing Affirmative Action Program to assure equal employment opportunity in all its policy decisions affecting recruitment, selection, assignment, promotion, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment.­

LOCATION 1155 Battery St. San Francisco, CA, 94111 FULL TIME/PART TIME Full time

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