TJX Senior Marketing Production Planner in Framingham, Massachusetts
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Date:Mar 2, 2018
Location:Framingham, MA, US
Company:TJX Companies, Inc.
Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.
Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. With over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates in 2016, TJX is an exciting place to grow your career!
Our Senior Production Planners develop innovative full-service production solutions for the TJX organization. They are responsible for producing marketing content for creative projects spanning multi-channels such as print, digital, social, mobile, and motion graphics. That entails providing accurate, timely estimates with alternative solutions for cost avoidance; purchasing the printing of various collateral materials and professional services for marketing, retail, internal corporate, and special projects; partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and vendor teams to ensure that all deliverables meet quality expectations; attending press checks, proofs content, and brings recommendations on how to improve content production; planning and ensuring the proper distribution of materials through internal and external channels; keeping current on content production, technology, and vendor services. They play a primary role in expanding their own skills, services, and capabilities and those of the department, to stay aligned with business priorities, as needs evolve.
Content production beginning with concept and following through to execution
Accurate color review/correction, estimating (triple-bidding), specification development, mechanical reviews, proof management, fulfillment and distribution tracking, walkthrough management, invoice processing, concept support
Ensure content delivery in a timely fashion, on budget, and pricing is competitive
Partners with the Marketing Services team to schedule, resource, oversee, and deploy high profile work every day
Review and communicate potential concerns or risk and provide recommendations on solutions to ensure deliverables are on time
Manage vendor partner relationships (RFP’s and selection, progress of jobs, timelines, ship schedules, proof review, delivery, distribution, innovation)
Handle the distribution of digital/social content to various vendors and partners
Partner with external agencies/vendors as needed
Recommend new and efficient processes and SOP’s to manager
Improve own performance/knowledge base to exceed standards
Train and coach production staff as needed
Minimum of 4 years of experience working in Agency or in-house Marketing creative production settings
Experience developing creative and production timetables
Experience in a creative agency or retail production environment
Hand-on experience with digital and print content
Mastery of digital and large format printing, web/sheetfed/direct mail/pre-press, 4c printing
Experience in multi-channel marketing content (print, digital, social, mobile, and motion graphics)
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, problem solving, and analytical skills
Able to lead people and manage processes through a continually changing environment
Must be self-motivated, positive, have a high degree of integrity, dependability & participate as a team member to achieve common goals with sense of urgency
Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to positively manage conflict
Able to travel to local TJX stores, attend store walk-throughs, be responsible for the set-up of all components at store (including hanging signs, adhering window clings, and other material as needed)
Can travel to press checks both domestically and internationally (by whatever mode of transportation is necessary and be able to stay at check until it is complete)
Exemplary critical thinking, organizational, time management, and negotiation abilities
Ability to proactively build and nurture working relationships
A proven keen eye for detail, color, and design aesthetics
Must be able to lift 10 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
Ability to work in a fast pace environment with a willingness to adapt and change quickly to meet changing market conditions
Ability to quickly resolve issues related to content creation/delivery
Ability to prioritize and handle a large volume of projects in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency in Adobe CC, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and file transfer apps
Expert Mac OS and computer skills
What's In It For You?
TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.
TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.
Posting Notes: Framingham || MA
Nearest Major Market:FraminghamNearest Secondary Market:BostonJob Segment:Developer, Merchandising, Apparel, Garment, Marketing, Retail, Technology, Fashion
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