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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Specializing in all aspects of creative management, including resourcing large creative departments, analyzing quarterly staff plans and strategizing FT and freelance needs based on account forecasting. Passionate about creative recruiting, negotiating, matching talent to projects and helping to build and nurture creatives and their careers. Experience in agency reputation building by promoting creative work (internal and external), awards and managing global creative counsels.
Core Competencies
  • Quality leadership
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Deadline-driven
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Problem solving
  • Project management
  • Advertising
  • Deadline-driven
Creative Resource Manager and Recruiter, 2012 to Current
Dentsu Aegis NetworkMontgomery, AL,
Currently self-employed, I've been a Creative Resource Manager and/or Recruiter for 20+ years. I have been doing part time consulting work with industry contacts that I have made over the years.
Creative Resource Manager, 07/2008 to 07/2009
Ogilvy RedWorksCity, STATE,
  • Sourced future candidates by screening and shaping a new hiring process.
  • Negotiated full-time and freelance contracts and compensation.
  • Worked closely with Creative Directors, Program Directors and Managing Directors on staffing plans and budgets.
  • Upheld relationships with department heads to understand interactive recruitment needs,
  • Followed digital industry trends, top agencies and industry leaders.
  • Worked with Interactive Project Managers to ensure that the creative vision of their concept was met.
  • Supervised and mentored Program Directors, Project Managers, Web Designers, Animators, Copywriters, Art Directors, Graphic Artists and Information Architects.
  • Financial and administrative responsibilities include monitoring staffing budgets, approving contract staff and departmental invoices, as well as travel expense and vacation requests.
  • Ran daily workflow of assignments by establish basic office procedures and supervising creative teams and support staff.
  • Handled the overall look of the department portfolio for new business pitches, client meetings, public relations events and internal agency presentations and displays.
  • Coordinated communications between production development, general creative operations and assisted in initiating and reviewing creative briefs in the departments "fast pace" turn around environment.
  • Oversaw synergy for all integrated campaigns with Marketing Managers, Web Designers, Art Buyers, Print Producers and Account Management when needed.
  • Worked with Senior Management, Program Management and New Business to assign work to staff according to capacity, experience, skill set and interest
  • Stayed abreast of the pipeline to constantly update the resource plan.
  • Created and managed active resourcing spreadsheets for all multi-disciplined work in the office
  • Organized and directed weekly status meetings to discuss weekly deliverables and ensure staffing plans are aligned with business realities
  • Attend weekly status meetings with department heads of New Business, Strategy, Verbal Identity, Program Management and Design to discuss all active programs in the pipeline, PTO coverage and resources
  • Alerted team leaders of any potential concerns or issues with meeting key client deliverables
  • Made recommendations for additional team members (freelance or full-time as appropriate)
  • Partnered with Human Resources and Finance to support resources and deliver revenue forecasts respectively. Patricia Donovan Creative Resource Manager / Recruiter
Creative Manager / Creative Coordinator, 05/1987 to 12/2007
  • Worked closely with the director of creative services to manage the day-to-day operations of the creative department.
  • Organized and sustained internal management of the creative department consisting of 125+ employees.
  • Evaluated and recruit candidates for full-time and contract positions for Art Directors, Copywriters, Illustrators, Graphic Designers, Interactive Groups and Support Staff.
  • Maintained salary and bonus budget consistently on target by identifying areas primed for downsizing or elimination while maintaining high level of excellence for employee compensation thus lowering attrition.
  • Facilitated outstanding employee relations such as; recruitment of new hires, orientations, on the job train, general counsel, troubleshooting, promotions, delegating assignments, perform evaluation appraisals, exit interviews, and employment recommendations.
  • Accomplished a consistent annual decrease in overall spending of 50% throughout duration of employment amid the company's financial difficulty or loss of clients.
  • Consistently functioned under budget within various aspects of managing a large department; negotiation of price reductions on bulk orders of computers, furniture, art supplies, travel fees, award show entries, and department events.
  • Gathered creative work from the BBDO Worldwide global network selecting the best work for PR, awards entries and new business pitches.
  • Created a strategy for awards submissions, tracking & analysis.
  • Organized the BBDO Worldwide events at the Cannes Lions Awards Festival as well as BBDO Worldwide Global Conferences around the world.
Bachelor of Science: Marketing, Expected in 1987
St. John's University - New York, NY
Recruitment, Compensation, Operations, Public Relations, Clients, Award, Budget, Employee Relations, New Hires, Pr, Recruiter, Recruiting, Workflow, Pipeline, Budgets, Contracts, Project Management, Staffing, Marketing, Account Management, And Account, Finance, Forecasts, Human Resources, Invoices, Program Management, Pto, Travel Expense, Liaison, Legal Counsel, Advertising, Cold Calling, Databases, Forecasting, Networking, Solutions, Human Capital Management

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