Program Manager, Marketing / Creative

San Francisco
Job Terms:
Talent Bridge/Temp-to-Perm
posted by:
Luisiana Cruz

Job Description:

Position: Mid-Sr. Program Manager (Creative/Marketing)
Long term Contract, onsite
Location: SF
Pay: DOE
Start Date: ASAP

A major beauty/fashion retailer is looking for a program manager with 3-5 years of experience. You will be responsible for end-to-end execution of creative marketing programs, from strategic planning stages through creative implementation, across all channels including traditional print and digital media. This person will
clearly and actively communicate program schedules, deliverables and expectations to all team members.

Digital media experience especially important as position manages a variety of digital channels including site, mobile and social platforms


• Activates and manages individual components of marketing campaigns, across channels including: digital media, inbox collateral, direct mail, and in-store marketing/collateral
• Digital marketing experience especially important as position manages a variety of digital channels including site, mobile and social platforms
• Creates and publishes comprehensive schedules and sets interim milestone meetings, integrating digital and traditional media touch-points in process. Proactively monitors progress to achieve deadlines and results
• Fosters partnerships with Beauty Insider, Creative, Editorial, Digital, Marketing and Planning teams. Clearly and actively communicates requirements, deliverables, timelines and budget status throughout program lifecycle
• Tracks programs to timeline and budget; facilitates conversation between Creative, Marketing, Procurement, and Print Production
• Sources branded collateral and manages multi-sample kitting projects: partners with promotions team on new concepts, selects and manages vendors. Works with inventory team to ensure product is sent to/from distribution centers and kitting vendors according to schedule

Manages day-to-day tasks of program execution for key cross-channel campaigns:

o Opens jobs and builds job folders w/ all project info; updates as jobs evolve and maintains final product archive of job info
o Tracks schedules and updates status reports for weekly status meetings
o Manages creative review cycles

Client Description:

Major beauty retailer, but you will be employed by Aquent. Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things: You're paid weekly with the option for direct deposit Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk) Access to Fidelity 401(k) Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.) Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!) Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/ Access to free online courses via Lynda.com Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up).


• 3-5 years’ experience in program/account/marketing project management
• College degree or equivalent experience
• Excellent technical skills – MS Office (specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
• Operations, digital, ecommerce or retail experience preferred
• Effective relationship-building skills, ability to cultivate strong partnerships across teams to get work done
• Effective communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal; confidence in leading/facilitating cross-functional team meetings to achieve results/push programs forward
• Exceptional organizational skills; detail-oriented
• Strong time management skills; ability to juggle priorities