Creative Project Manager

Lake Forest, IL
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Kate Gottfried

Job Description:

Our pharma client in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago is looking for a Creative Project Manager to work closely with the Digital Manager to help manage digital projects including websites, emails, banner ads and apps.


  • Experience managing a variety of digital projects.
  • Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and organization skills
  • Maintain knowledge of client's guidelines including, but not limited to, corporate branding, promotional material development, ePASS and ZINC review and corporate compliance.
  • Maintain an intimate understanding of the Agency Workflow Process including project initiation and kickoff, collaboration, necessary approvals, production and archiving.
  • Demonstrate critical creative thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task to enhance productivity and manage workload.
  • Possess ability to work in a high-volume, rapidly paced environment.



  • Manage all “C” level projects and assist on “A” and “B” projects.
  • Prepare or review project documentation, such as functional requirements, to ensure digital submissions are prepared correctly.
  • Facilitate ongoing, timely and accurate communications to ensure all projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Assist Digital Manager with providing estimates and timelines.
  • Assist with billing and ensure billing is completed on schedule.
  • Track time on a daily basis.



  • Reports onsite to Client's Ad Agency Digital Manager
  • Partners with creative team on project initiatives
  • Adherence to all company-wide financial policies





  • Bachelor degree required
  • 5+ years of ad agency experience required
  • Excellent communications skills: verbal, presentation, written
  • High energy, positive, organized individual who is comfortable in a high-visibility role
  • Ability to manage high volume project scope in a fast paced creative environment
  • Great collaborator with ability to focus on both the big picture and small details