Creative Projects Vendor Manager

Manila – Full-time

At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform! Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.

Since launch in August 2013 we have grown exponentially, amassing over 45 million active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 2 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we are capable of!

About the group and team

Canva is an online platform that is available across the globe with millions of users worldwide. The Templates Team empowers our users to create stunningly beautiful content by beginning their journey with a perfect and easily customizable template design. 

As Canva has grown exponentially, so too have the templates that are used by customers and the number of designers who create these templates. The templates design team has more than doubled in the last 4 months and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future!

It is a fun, energetic and fast-paced team located across Sydney and Manila. Together we produce thousands of templates each month!

Your role

You’ll be joining the Templates Team as a Vendor Manager, to help us deliver on our mission to create a diverse, fresh and inspiring content for Canva users. You will be working as an integral part of the team managing our growing Vendor program as they create exceptional quality Canva Templates.

We'd love if you have...

  • Excellent organisational skills with experience managing a pool of external vendors, or a remote team. 
  • Experience with the creative process or managing a creative team. You will ideally have a experience as Project Manager or Traffic Manager in a creative agency
  • Business acumen as contract development, forecasting, invoicing will form part of your role
  • Excellent communication skills including strong negotiation skills and interpersonal relationship development
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • As you will be managing creative vendors a natural eye for design is required

You'll love this role if you can...

  • Assume ownership, and management of, the Canva Template Team's vendor program ensuring the delivery of high quality creative on-time and to brief
  • Lead the ongoing expansion of vendor program including hiring and onboarding
  • Perform Contract and invoicing management
  • Grow and develop relationships with our Vendors to ensure smooth, enjoyable workflows for all parties 
  • Analyze current system processes and contribute to existing and new development initiatives
  • Provide feedback on vendor performance and rating and work to improve the quality of the vendors and elevate the creative output

What you'll love at Canva...

  • Competitive salary, plus equity options
  • Free meals everyday! We have talented In-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us everyday.
  • Gym membership allowance
  • Professional education allowance
  • Mental health benefit through employee assistance program.
  • HMO for you and your dependents
  • Sponsored social clubs and team events
  • Countless fun and quirky celebrations
  • Work in one of the coolest office in Makati - (role will be WFH until July 2021)

Canva is currently one of Australia’s hottest technology startups and has been the ranked #1 Australian Workplace in Technology by JobAdvisor for the second year in a row. 

We mean it when we say we want to  create a workplace that you love coming to. Our culture is unlike anywhere else and our offices are designed with workspaces for every mood, to help you do great work. At Canva you can be part of a company that is growing rapidly, building a product that users really love.

Psst -We have two in-house chefs that whip up amazing breakfasts and lunches for the whole team - check out what's cooking at: https://instagram.com/canvalife 

Being a force for good

One of our core values at Canva, “Being a force for good” means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.

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