We’re VaynerMedia! We are a contemporary global creative and media agency built for the now. Born in social, our work is now full service, simply loving big ideas with social at the centre that connect and create real change for our clients business. We are independently owned, founded in 2009 with offices in London, Amsterdam, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Mexico City. We are recognized for our work in Cannes Lions, the Clios, D&AD and The Webbies to name a few. 

Culture is our key and Empathy is how we build it. VaynerMedia EMEA is strong with a world-class combination of diverse backgrounds collaborating to put forward innovative, creative and strategic solutions to the one advantage that stands the test of time – PEOPLE. Day in and day out, we propel some of the biggest brands in the world to the intersection of attention and culture. In EMEA, we are proudly 250+, servicing multi-brands across the region.


We are looking for a highly organised, detail oriented Resource Director, who can help shape the resource function across EMEA as we head into the next chapter of growth here in EMEA. You will be responsible for overseeing the allocation and utilisation of resources within our EMEA operations. Your primary goal will be to optimise the efficiency and effectiveness of our creative and media teams by ensuring the right resources are available at the right time for each project. You will work closely with department heads, recruitment, project directors, and senior leadership to understand project needs, forecast resource requirements, and develop resource management strategies.

As a person you are calm under pressure, can see the bigger picture and are not phased by change.

Here’s where you come in…

  • Establish and lead a strategic resource management function in EMEA, anticipating future trends and business needs to deliver the right workforce at the right time and reduce reliance on freelancers.
  • Collaborate closely with global teams to drive technology development that enhances resource management capabilities.
  • Develop data-driven approaches and leverage technology to gain insights into future demand and optimize resource allocation.
  • Manage change by introducing new processes and assessing optimisation opportunities.
  • Lead resource planning meetings, providing recommendations based on project priorities, team capabilities, and a comprehensive understanding of timelines, budgets, and deliverables.
  • Work closely with People Experience Team (PET) to support recruitment efforts and streamline onboarding processes for new team members.
  • Develop and maintain resource management tools and systems to track team capacity, availability, and allocation effectively.
  • Proactively address resource conflicts and constraints by proposing alternative solutions and prioritization strategies aligned with business requirements.
  • Understand company objectives, financial KPIs, and account trajectories to assess scopes and make informed resource recommendations.
  • Regularly review client demand and resource supply, leveraging data on platforms like WorkFront, collaborating across functions to manage resource planning and staffing needs, and ensuring data integrity.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Conduct risk analysis, trend assessments, and create contingency plans to mitigate potential resource challenges.

Team development

  • Establish a strategic, professional resource management organization anticipating future workforce trends.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with team members to understand individual strengths and development areas.
  • Identify opportunities for skill development and training to enhance team capabilities and flexibility.

We treasure Personality and Experience yet we do know that these qualifications lead to what WE KNOW as a success:

  • 10+ years experience managing cross-departmental resources at a creative and media agency, with a big focus on creative resourcing.
  • Highly strategic thinker with the ability to anticipate challenges and develop proactive solutions whilst being collaborative, positive, and open to feedback.
  • In-depth understanding of creative and media agency processes and best practices.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and senior leadership to make complex staffing decisions.
  • Experience of building a resource management team that includes implementation of staff plans, schedules, cost management plans, and reports & evaluate portfolios for both skills and subjective quality.
  • A strong black-book of freelancers that you’ve previously worked with, and ability to vet new freelancers..
  • Strong interpersonal management skills with the ability to build rapport and develop trust with peers and senior leaders.

Here’s how We Support You

We regularly review our benefits and are committed to providing a comprehensive programme for our people.

  • Unlimited Holiday + 1 Day Birthday Leave
  • Perkbox (online discount platform with 250 perks available).
  • Journey EAP - proactive and crisis support with life concierge services
  • Enhanced Parental Leave
  • Unlimited Coaching sessions, which can be private and team class sessions
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program (Financial, Mental and Physical Wellbeing)
  • Cash Plan with Medicash - Level 1 cover, option to add partner, 4 children can be added for free
  • Virtual GP, Skinvision, 24/7 Health and Stress Helplines, Discounted Gym, Medicash Extras
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Group Personal Pension

What you SHOULD KNOW about VaynerMedia

Think “lab” and not “agency”. We get excited about solving business problems, not creating advertising for the sake of making advertising. Our entrepreneurship DNA runs deep. We’re willing to break rules, try new things, and test hypotheses if it means better understanding our craft. It’s fun!

We believe 100% that brands can be built on digital platforms and part of our model is built bottom up, flipping the traditional advertising model and process on its head. We don’t play to agency/industry norms and our culture and energy reflects that.

Our environment (and pace) feels much more like a start-up than most agencies you might be used to. Hopefully that, and the opportunity to collaborate with the talented and enthusiastic crew, work with big brands excites you, as it does us. We can’t wait to meet you.


VaynerMedia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that VaynerMedia provides equal employment opportunities to all staff members and job applicants without regard to gender, pregnancy, marital or civil partnership status, gender reassignment, race, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief, part time or fixed term employment, age or any other legally protected class. 

Candidates must be authorised to work in the UK.

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