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VP Creative Operations

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This role is for candidates who are ready to consider relocation to Cyprus.


TheSoul Publishing is one of the largest digital media publishers in the world, producing entertaining and positive online content for more than 1.5 billion followers around the world. We are the company behind the wildly successful DIY channel 5-Minute Crafts, the inspirational and creative channel Bright Side, and a wide portfolio of other popular channels across YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram, and more.


We were named "Digital Studio of the Year" at the 2021 Digiday Video & TV Awards and continue to garner recognition from the Webby, Shorty, and Streamy awards. With a highly-creative team of 2,500+ spread across 70 countries, we continue to expand our creative operations globally to match the rapid growth and success of the company.


As Vice President, Creative Operations, you will oversee the day-to-day operations of our entire Creative Production team while ensuring creative is resourced, managed and delivered on time, on budget, and serves to amplify the creative product.


Our ideal candidate is a creative strategic thinker with strong business acumen; dedicated to bringing effectiveness to the production process, meeting company vision and goals, and delivering top quality creative product to the global market. Reporting to our Chief Creative Officer, this role is based at our Cyprus headquarters.


What you’ll do:


  • Define, manage and streamline daily operations of Creative Production team

  • Seamlessly align operational excellence with our creative strategy and vision

  • Act as a key point of contact with Video Studios, Expertise Hubs, IT, HR, Finance and other company departments

  • Drive actionable initiatives through cross-functional collaboration, while ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term objectives set by CCO

  • Ensure operational excellence in creative production through automation, optimization and standardization of processes

  • Take part in performance review of Creative Production management, assist in establishing effective performance management system

  • Foster growth-oriented, positive environment by empowering and developing Creative Production management team

  • Support the culture of collaboration and expertise sharing between different projects and departments

  • Maintain a communication system in Creative Production of 2,000+ people to ensure information transparency for everyone


Who we are looking for:


Personality profile:


  • An inspiring leader with an eye for creative and operational excellence

  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels

  • Problem-solving mindset with ability to navigate multiple teams/departments towards the best business solution

  • A resourceful team player with a “hands-on” attitude, informal and upbeat approach

  • A combined superpower of efficiency and creativity – you think and act fast, are not afraid to challenge the status quo, and constantly look for out-of-the-box solutions


Professional background:


  • Solid experience in Creative Operations, Production, Studio Management

  • Proven track record of launching and developing creative projects from the ground up

  • Experience in leading large and complex creative teams of 25+ people

  • Experience in fast-moving, international environment where creativity sits in the heart of company strategy

  • Experience in bringing change and innovation on the company-wide level

  • Exceptional digital agility: ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and foster their implementation.

  • Understanding of media business model & principles


What we offer:


  • Relocation support (including family members): you’ll get all the support with documents, travel tickets, extra luggage, accommodation and medical insurance. We will make the relocation process smooth and comfortable.

  • Creative dynamic environment: you will work in our modern Creative HQ in Limassol, Cyprus, a fully-equipped video production studio where 300+ creative professionals create content for 20 video projects for a global audience.

  • Inclusive culture: you will become a part of an inclusive environment where diverse teams can bring their best selves to work and thrive.

  • Leadership exposure: you will be able to influence creative processes on the highest level, implement new ideas and approaches to level up creative production

  • Tech-savvy approach: with us you’ll embrace technology to the full extent, we constantly strive to stay on the competitive edge by utilizing the latest trends.

  • Zero bureaucracy: you’ll dive into the processes that are built in a way to respond to the rapidly evolving market and industry changes. We don’t make rules, we break them.

  • Competitive compensation package: you will get fair and competitive pay rate and additional bonuses for top level performance. Great talent should be rewarded!


Interested? Email your CV to lina.kim@id.thesoul.io with a short intro about yourself.


We appreciate your interest in our roles and the company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our recruiters will contact you and explain the next steps.


TheSoul Publishing is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We celebrate diversity and we do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We care about the privacy of our candidates and all the data you provide to us is maintained in a secure manner and kept confidential.

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