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Project Manager - Creative Services

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

The Project Manager is responsible for the management and delivery of mid to large-scale creative and brand development projects. The Project Manager works with the VP Creative Director to ensure that the creative team is poised to meet the objectives and goals of each project on-time and on-budget as well as champion quality and integrity of the end result. Project Managers must have 3-5 year’s experience managing creative projects from discovery and design to technical development and implementation. Experience in an agency environment is key.

 

The Project Manager is an enthusiastic problem solver and thrives on being engaged at all levels of the project. As the key point of contact for both the brand and the creative teams, the Project Manager plays a pivotal role in the success of an engagement and the business.

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and managing the project plan and working with discipline leads and project teams to execute on plans
  • Monitor day-to-day activities of the project team and ensure work is progressing as planned. Work with project team (creative & brand) and be actively involved in all aspects of the work
  • Manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon.
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals
  • Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance
  • Consistently identify needs that creative or brand teams may not recognize and ensure approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs
  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on internal client feedback
  • Partner with creative team leads to present work
  • Quarterly planning for marketing communications with brand and regional teams
  • Manage all video production logistics: Location scouting, Catering, Talent recruiting, Travel planning, Permits and Pre-Production.
     
    Requirements/Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5+ years of experience in creative project management and/or video production
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
  • Understanding of business and functional requirements
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical
  • Experience with the creative campaign development and an understanding of Print Proofing and DAM systems
  • Mobile and social media/community experience an asset
  • Competencies in MS Office, Proof HQ, Wrike and/or other related project management and common communications tools is required
     

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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