Project Manager

Contractual | 6 months | Project Management, PMP, CPG, Project Management Software
Chicago, IL, Illinois, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 535-1646

Title: Project Manager
Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: 6 months

Job Description: 

  • We are seeking a Project Manager to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will serve as the primary point of contact between our creative studio and external teams.
  • They’ll oversee all advertising and design-related International projects, including product packaging, digital, video, social media, print, etc.
  • This role will report directly to the Group Director and project management and work closely with various Client Health Science team members, our creative studio team, and our internal cross-functional departments, including brand, strategy, marketing, social and influencer, innovation and product development, and supply chain.
  • The ideal candidate is a leader. An outgoing and confident presence with an eye for detail and excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills. Someone who thrives in a fun, fast-paced, and dynamic work environment.
  • Position will work 100% Remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead multiple creative workstreams, focusing on packaging design
  1. Create project timelines that articulate all steps leading up to major project milestones and final deadline(s).
  2. Monitor and adjust project scope/timings/deliverables as appropriate; route creative deliverables for review/proofing/approval, as needed; traffics/documents final assets.
  3. Manage and balance project & creative workloads
  4. Communicate project status, actions needed, and next steps
  5. Provide proactive solutions when challenges or conflicts occur
  6. Create and manage asset tracker on team workload and deliverables
  • Identify process improvements as well as develop and implement new processes and procedures
  • Communicate effectively to update team members on project status, flag potential roadblocks, and answer questions
  1. Create presentations and reports to communicate projects or statuses
  • Actively participate in design thinking while orchestrating and executing several projects and continuously improving processes, quality, and efficiencies
  • Participate in or lead key meetings/reviews to help with planning and needs, working to provide crossover support between departments for upcoming key milestones
  • Proactively collaborate and innovate to solve problems while using creative strengths to support growth.
  • Routes creative deliverables for review/proofing/approval with senior designers, as needed
  • Uphold brand standards when collaborating with brand partners

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising, Marketing, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of ten years of Project Management experience within a creative agency or in-house creative studio
  • Previous experience with project management software (Asana, Workfront, etc.)
  •  Ability to learn quickly, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a plus
  • Experience with CPG or supplement companies is a plus but not required
  • A self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment works independently, takes initiative, and anticipates problems before they arise
  • A steady hand able to handle the pressure-filled moments with grace
  • Superior ability to communicate with energy and enthusiasm – with both the design team and across departments
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience developing schedules and timelines for multiple projects – and hitting deadlines across the board
  • Big-picture vision without losing day-to-day focus
  • The ability to read, write, and understand English

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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