Creative Services Project Manager - Fashion Industry Opportunity

  • Arlington, VT

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Fashion

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We are seeking a Project Manager to join our Creative Services department and contribute to our award winning multichannel creative teams. Responsible for the day-to-day workflow of projects, the Project Manager will ensure all work is produced on time and on strategy.We firmly believe that the only way for Orvis to achieve its vision, is to have a company culture that is supportive and inspires the individuals who will get us there. Our associates take pride in our world-class service and products, treating customers, vendor partners, and each other with integrity and mutual respect. We work in a supportive, team-oriented environment, focusing on performance, continuous improvement, and exceeding our customers expectations.The Orvis Company and our associates are committed to giving back to our communities and protecting nature. We invite and inspire associates to connect with the adventure and wonder of the outdoor world. Come join us in a life outdoors. We believe the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities.Who you will be working with:Reports to the Director of User Experience and partners with members of the Creative Department and Merchandise Operations and Planning teams. This is an individual contributor position with no direct reports.This position is based in our Home Office in Sunderland, Vermont. Our Vermont location is a dog-friendly office, so you may have a few 4-legged office mates as well. Orvis Dogs at WorkThings you will be working on:Manage the implementation of short- and long-term strategic initiatives on behalf of business partners and assigned lines of businessOperate as liaison between creative team members and business partners, forming a strong working relationship between teamsProvide strategic direction and guidance to enable the realization of business objectivesManage and prioritize project workflow from scoping/briefing to final executionCommunicate scope, timing, and budget implications to team members and key stakeholders, developing contingency plans as neededFacilitate regular creative team status meetings and client meetings as requiredEffectively communicate relevant project information to managers, elevating issues as appropriateAssist in the creation, implementation, and training of processes and toolsPossess a thorough understanding of the creative department capabilitiesHold creative team accountable for deadlines, remove roadblocks; leverage creative resources to improve capacityManage special projects as neededHow we will measure success:Manage efficient processes that produce output on schedule, always looking for time efficiencyInvest in content with financial responsibility; hit budgets, look for opportunities for efficiencyWork with creative teams to create high quality content that is brand enhancing and commercially successfulSkills that will be important in this role:Extremely detailed oriented and organizedExceptional time management and problem-solving skillsExcellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skillsAbility to manage multiple, concurrent projects simultaneouslyHigh level of responsibility and energyQualifications we are looking for:3+ years of prior experience managing creative projectsKnowledge of creative and business tool such as InDesign, Photoshop, ExcelB.A./B.S. or equivalent professional experienceAbout OrvisIn 1856, Charles F. Orvis founded the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, offering superior fly-fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, Orvis is the trusted source for the discovery of adventure and the wonder in the natural world. For more than a century and a half we have loved the wild, explored it, and protected it. At our core, we are a fly-fishing and wingshooting brand, inspired by nature, driven by curiosity, and fulfilled by adventure. We are the world leader in fly fishing, but our passion for nature and the outdoors fully extend to our offerings in a wide assortment of mens and womens sportswear, fine gifts and home furnishings, luggage, and travel accessories. We are an industry leader in dog beds and innovative dog products. Our culture of We Love Dogs inspires us to be a central source of education and information for all dog lovers. We offer fine shotguns, gear, and technical apparel for wingshooting and sporting clays, and Orvis sporting services also include fishing and shooting schools, an international sporting and eco-travel agency, the Orvis-endorsed network of lodges, outfitters, and guides, and Orvis-endorsed hunting dog trainers and breeders. Each product and the services we offer is rooted in our heritage, inspired by our love of the wild, and backed by superior customer service and a 100% guarantee of satisfaction.Privately owned by the Perkins family since 1965, Orvis is headquartered in beautiful Southwestern Vermont with major operations in Roanoke, Virginia and the United Kingdom. Today Orvis is an international, multi-channel retailer with approximately 1,700 employees. Our award-winning website,, offers more than 5,000 products with 32 million visits/year. The company mails more than 44 catalog editions each year with a total annual circulation in excess of 45 million. As of 2017, Orvis has 70 retail stores and 10 outlets in the US, and 18 retail stores in the UK. Our wholesale division services more than 500 independent dealers worldwide. The Orvis blog ( offers a wide variety of editorial and educational content to more than 2.5 million visitors per year, with extensive articles and videos about fly fishing, wingshooting, dogs, conservation, and more. Our Learning Center ( provides the most comprehensive collection of online videos and resources devoted to teaching the worldhow to fly fish.At Orvis, we firmly believe in a company culture that is supportive and inspiring to the individual. It is inherent that Orvis create a workplace atmosphere that allows all our employees to reach their maximum success within the company. Orvis strives to have a workplace where associates will come to work every day being fully engaged in helping the company meet its goal of exceptional customer service while producing profits necessary to be successful long-term. Orvis offers competitive compensation commensurate with scope of responsibilities and experience required; plus a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, 401K with a company match, generous Associate Discounts, and other excellent benefits.
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