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Creative Resource Manager (Austin, TX)

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Responsible for defining and managing the value proposition, work plan, resource needs, timeline, and budget for projects. Organizes and drives resources (capital, staff, tools) to achieve project objectives on time, within scope, and on budget. Responsibilities include overall project planning, direction, prioritization, change management, delivery, and post-delivery evaluation. Ensures project scope, planning, and implementation align with client expectations and business needs. Ensures alignment between multiple projects.

The Creative Resource Manager is responsible for allocating time and labor resources to deliver Marketing goals and track related reporting to continually create efficiency in process. The Resource Manager is responsible for ensuring the marketing Team Members’ time investment aligns with identified business priorities. The ideal candidate has experience managing internal and external creative resources related to cross-channel retail marketing activations 


Day-to-day, the Resource Manager will collaborate with Creative, Project Management, Production, and other teams to be informed of current and upcoming projects requiring creative resources to guide appropriate resource allocations 


The Manager will understand the current Amazon Fresh Creative team structure, creative team members' area of expertise and available bandwidth to allocate resources appropriately. The Resource Manager is responsible for reporting labor investments to Marketing Leadership, including translating timesheet tracking data to actionable insights. 


The Resource Manager is a member of the Marketing Operations team within Global Marketing of Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market and reports to the Senior Team Leader, Project and Resource Management.  



  • Establish partnerships with Amazon Fresh Creative Team to understand collective scopes of work, expertise and team resources available 

  • Evaluate intake requests for projects and assign resources appropriately according to skillset, experience and areas of expertise or aspirations 

  • Assign projects and tasks to creative teams within project management system (Workfront), collaborating with Project Management team on expected time investment 

  • Lead or actively participate in weekly or bi-weekly stand-ups to review needs and continually reprioritize resources as needed 

  • Manage scheduling and agendas for review of creative concepts & executions with creative teams and leadership 

  • Proactively advise on needs for external support when bandwidth is a concern 

  • Oversee creative group assignments and structure, propose adjustments in structure as needed to align with business focus and priorities 

  • Train new Team Members on timesheet reporting and related processes 

  • Engage with Team Members and Leadership outside of project assignments to review team competencies and growth opportunities 

  • Create timesheet reporting from project management platform for leadership to review comparative time invested on programs and projects 

  • Assist in onboarding new creative Team Members and provide training on time tracking process 

  • Actively contribute as key stakeholder to future process improvement efforts 



  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field 

  • 2-5 years professional experience in resource or project management, working in agency or brand environment 

  • Project Management experience, PMP certification a plus 

  • Desired experience in Retail/Grocery, Food & Bev, or CPG 

  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders at all levels to drive consensus 

  • Passion for organization and details, paired with creative curiosity 

  • Comfort working under accelerated timelines and multitasking to manage various projects 

  • Ability to communicate detailed information in a clear, organized manner 

  • Ability to effectively say “no” and address concerns 

  • Proficiency in Workfront or similar project management software 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite, especially Excel 

  • Keen listener to understand Team needs and willingness to collaborate for solutions 

  • Resourceful self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity 

  • Position located in Austin, Texas at the Whole Foods Market Global Headquarters, with a hybrid schedule (60% in office)

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

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What are Whole Foods Market Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
On top of working with personal nonprofits, Team Members can work with and contribute to our three main nonprofits -- Whole Planet Foundation, Whole Cities Foundation, and Whole Kids Foundation.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Join committees ranging from our hiring committee, Inclusion Task Force, and more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

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