Associate Director, Resource Allocation (Staffing)

OVERVIEW

We are the connected marketing agency, a full-service agency with modern creative & media, data, and technology services all under one roof. We are connected in the way we think and the way we work. At the heart of our company are great people that we call Unicorns. Our Unicorns are open, bold, and curious and love to solve complex problems for clients in unique ways.

 

 This role works across capabilities and client teams. The primary focus of this role is to ensure the correct balance of talent in order for our teams to deliver amazing work. This role requires an upbeat positive attitude and willing to problem solve in an ever-changing environment.

 

Tasks and responsibilities include:

 

  • Serve as Casting Director who understands the ins and outs of employees’ skill sets, strengths, and weaknesses to appropriately map talent to the business
  •  Ensure client teams have the right talent both onshore and offshore by partnering with leadership to understand what the work/client needs
  • Partner with Recruiting on open reqs, keeping them informed of changing talent needs
  • Assist and help influence staffing and casting strategies, including driving new business planning and strategy for your teams
  • Act as day-to-day contact for resource management cross-capability
  • Efficiently prioritize and communicate status of open needs based on revenue status, state of the business, and current staffing structure
  • Make recommendations around and follow-through on the key pillars of Casting – Open to Hire Planning, Client-to-Client rotation, Short-term loans and Long-term Transfers, Cross-office and cross-agency mobility and Freelance Management
  • Collaborate with the human resource, staffing and recruiting teams to develop and execute talent programs and processes

QUALIFICATIONS

To qualify, you’ll need:

 

  • Four year degree
  • 7-9 years of professional work experience in a fast paced, highly dynamic environment
  • Previous experience in a resource management role at a creative agency strongly preferred
  • Experience managing a team of direct reports
  • Experience managing internal relationships and dealing with senior members of staff in a professional manner
  •    Solid understanding how the staffing role impacts company performance
  •   Strong analytical skills, commitment to a client, and proven ability to manage expectations

 

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com

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