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Director of Creative Operations

Knix is a direct-to-consumer intimate apparel brand that is re-inventing intimates for real life. Through our innovative products and our engaged community, we are empowering people everywhere to be unapologetically free. Launched in 2013, we are one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada and are globally recognized as an innovator within the apparel space.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Creative & Content, the Director of Creative Operations will be the go-to point person for a well-oiled in-house Creative Team, leading the processes, resources and budgets for all marketing activities. The ideal candidate is a confident leader who can manage multiple overlapping projects, priorities, and skill sets with ease. This is a net-new position which will play a critical role in establishing processes and campaign workflows for our mighty in-house creative team!

The Opportunity

  • Develop streamlined processes and campaign workflows for core projects and ad hoc needs.
  • Manage workload and capacity within the Creative Team.
  • Ensure strategic parameters, clear briefs, and deliverables from cross-functional partners are enforced.
  • Guide timeline feasibility and overcome hurdles across departments.
  • Solve barriers at the directorial level, maintaining a strategic overview of all projects for timely and excellent completion.
  • Lead successful vetting, business case development, and integration of new systems.
  • Take ownership of departmental budgeting and invoice reconciliation.
  • Handle onboarding and offboarding of creative team members.
  • Manage contract details accurately, collaborating closely with the People Team.
  • Supervise cross-functional operations team members, working closely with other departmental operations team managers.

About You

  • You are detail-oriented and organizationally obsessed. 
  • You understand multiple channels and can resource skillsets and talent accordingly. 
  • You are well-connected within the creative industry and have contacts with freelance solutions across various needs.
  • Your strong time management skills enable you to juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment with multiple moving targets.
  • As a project manager, you possess the ability to see the big picture while managing every detail of a given initiative to ensure success. 
  • Above all, you are proactive, positive, and inspired by Knix and our mission!

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years experience in the Creative Advertising industry.
  • Experience leading delivery of 360 campaigns including print, digital, social and eCommerce etc.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve shared goals.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong experience in budget management and resource allocation.
How we Hire
Our people are what make Knix, Knix! Our people are passionate and have a strong belief in our mission. Our people are naturally curious and ambitious by nature. Employees feel respected and supported at Knix. We take an inclusive and equitable approach offering the same interview experience to every candidate we meet with. Knix is an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate everyone and their intersecting identities. We know and believe that diverse and inclusive teams empower us to make better decisions and inspire innovation so that we can better serve our customers and community. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply.

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