Wayfair Careers

Head of Creative Production

Boston, MA
Creative & User Experience


Job Description

Wayfair is looking for a driven & experienced leader to oversee our in-house creative production team. This is an exciting opportunity to oversee a broad range of production channels including TV, Online Video, Social, Print and Experiential. This individual will work alongside our in-house Creative & Marketing teams to help define our productions. We are looking for a dynamic leader who can mentor an already talented team to push our creative productions to new heights. Our ideal candidate is someone who has a broad understanding of productions and how to run them efficiently, has experience working on both large and small scale productions, is an excellent communicator and is an entrepreneur at heart! 

Responsibilities:
  • Manage, coach and inspire a team of 10+
  • Establish and cultivate trust with creative teams and cross-functional leaders
  • Develop and implement strategic action plans and risk management assessments
  • Manage and prioritize several high priority projects at once
  • Works closely with team to set goals, performance evaluation and day-to-day mentoring; ensure production teams are supported and well trained
  • Prepare and disseminate communication and reports to key stakeholders
  • Proactively communicate challenges or potential roadblocks to senior management & partners
  • Lead meetings with marketing directors to align on production goals 
  • Manage quarterly production budgets and oversee production roadmaps,  ensuring accountability and that projects are adequately staffed
  • Evaluate our productions and periodically make adjustments to raise the bar on quality and efficiency
  • Willingness to travel up to 15-20% during onboarding period 
Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of production experience
  • Strong negotiation, collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience leading both large and small scale productions
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Demonstrated experience in people management and leadership 
  • Highly organized; strong at multitasking and prioritization
  • Strong willingness to learn and roll up sleeves in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to forecast budgets
  • Creative problem solver & strong critical thinking skills
  • High level of adaptability and ability to educate stakeholders on production processes
  • Experience in both in-house & agency is a plus 

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings

Wayfair generated $5.2 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended March 31, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 8,700 people.

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Requisition ID: 26841