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This role is a great opportunity for creative problem solvers, & youll get to be central to how we create impact. You will be leading staffing based on project requirements & utilization trends. Were on the hunt for someone who feels empowered to make big decisions & a big difference.

The primary responsibility of the Creative Resource Manager is to manage staffing for all Business Development & active client projects for the US office, acting as liaison among the team for all resourcing-related issues. They work directly with Recruitment & HR to facilitate appropriate staffing based on aggregate understanding of project requirements, staffing trends & future staffing needs. 

It is essential that the person in this role enforces existing company processes with resourcing partners (project managers, project leads & office leadership) & helps to evolve & enhance resource reporting to inform business decisions based on accurate data.

This role reports to the Director of Business Operations & will be a part of the US team. We are open to candidates based anywhere in the US, willing to work on Eastern Time. 

This role is a full time staff position, open to remote working & offered at the Manager to Associate Director tier (depending on years of relevant experience) with a salary range of $85,000 - $105,000, plus benefits & a generous PTO policy.


  • Act as point of contact for resource booking confirmation, resource conflict resolution, & development of solutions in support of client deliverables. Ensuring the right resources, with the right skillsets, are available at the right times.
  • Liaise with resourcing managers from other geographies on a weekly basis to coordinate shared resources on an as-needed basis.
  • Support in the development of training on Resource Management best practices & processes for all functions who participate in resource allocation. 
  • Manage hiring recommendations based on forecasted resource needs. 
  • Manage, update, & communicate changes to staffing data in Mavenlink & supporting forecast sheets.
  • Work to identify appropriate resource requirements for each account & project in collaboration with Project Managers & Project Leads.
  • Maintain knowledge of current & upcoming projects & business development activities as they relate to resourcing.
  • Alert Senior Management team of any potential concerns or issues with meeting key client deliverables due to resourcing.
  • Drive timesheet compliance to ensure accurate business reporting that informs hiring decisions.


  • 4+ years resource management or project management experience as a project manager, traffic manager, recruiter, or resource manager (or other business with a  matrixed staffing model)
  • Proficiency in standard business word processing, spreadsheet & presentation software (Purpose primarily uses Google services).
  • Effective conflict-resolution & problem-solving skills.
  • Clear & concise communication in both written & verbal form.
  • Ability to be diplomatic to drive business forward or obtain results through ambiguity & conflicting needs.
  • Highly detail oriented & able to work autonomously.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks & tight deadlines with confidence & ease. 
  • Ability to prioritize & organize workload across multiple groups.
  • Familiarity with Mavenlink, our resource & financial reporting platform, is a huge plus.
  • Eligibility to work in the US.

Purpose takes on some of the biggest challenges in the world, which affect people of different identities & backgrounds in different ways. We are stronger & most effective with a diverse team leading the charge & are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, & skills. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome the unique contributions that individuals bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity & expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veterans status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation & beliefs.

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