#183363

Creative Project Manager

Location:
REMOTE
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
W2, Hourly - depends on experience
Start date:
October 2022
Posted By:
Blythe Churchill-Joell
Date:
08/31/2022

Job Description:

This role is fully REMOTE and open to US-based candidates who are able to work within the Eastern timezone and have access to a high-speed internet connection.

Our Fortune 50 client is seeking a Creative Project Manager to join their internal Creative agency, which is their premier source for profound marketing insights, world-class strategy, brilliant concepts, and content that inspires action and delivers results. In this Consultant role, you will work as part of the Client Services function within Creative. You will be an integral part of the team that helps ensure clients view them as their partner of choice for creative work by ensuring an easy experience when working with them and by delivering smart marketing communications that meet the business and communications goals of the company.

You will work in partnership with the Account Supervisor/Director to help identify the project plan,  estimate cost/timing, and manage the creative development to meet business expectations of quality, turnaround time and budget.

Keys to this role:

  1. You must uphold the highest level of client communications, always evaluating communications through the lens of building the client relationship.
  2. You must ensure simple, clear, effective and efficient delivery of consistent and respectful communication to the company's individual customer audience, in keeping with overall brand standards so that all efforts help improve their ability to stand out in the marketplace.


Responsibilities:

  • As part of the Client Services team, you will assist in the planning and development of appropriate communications solutions to meet business communications goals
  • Work with other Client Services team members (Account Supervisors and, at times, the Account Director) to help develop project proposals/SOWs and creative briefing documents including message direction, in preparation for communications creation and production
  • Manage projects from start to finish including creative development, internal/client reviews, proofreading, translation, and production.
  • Develop and manage project estimates and timelines for all projects; contribute to monthly billing meetings to ensure proper charge-back to partners
  • Work with the team to review creative prior to being shared with clients to quality control.
  • Track and report estimated vs. actual costs. Provide revised estimates when project scope changes.
  • Craft and track detailed project schedules to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Keep project status reporting tool updated in real-time
  • Coordinate with external production vendors, as needed, to ensure the end creative product will meet production specifications
  • Commit to and exemplify our agency values (Intrinsically Motivated + Resourceful, Amazing +Awesome, Inspired + Enlightened, Passionate + Curious, Smart + Constructively Dissatisfied, Disciplined + Resilient)

Client Description:

Benefits for Consultants

Aquent talent are eligible for a generous health-and-wellness package.

Our plan includes: Medical Insurance Aquent offers access to comprehensive In and Out of Network plans, with contributions toward monthly premiums and often with eligibility within two months of starting work. Retirement Savings Plan Aquent offers a 401(k) plan, managed by a leader in the retirement field, with a match and immediate vesting.

Other features:

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Professional training
  • Discounts and Perks

Requirements:

Desired Candidates will bring:

  • 5+ years experience working as a Project or Traffic Manager within a Creative Services team environment. Ad agency experience preferred, also open to related in-house experience.
  • Proven understanding in project management fundamentals.
  • Ability to understand and manage direct mail or email marketing matrix. Ability to manage many versions associated with that matrix.
  • Experience working with creative and digital teams and setting expectations for deliverables. Ability to proactively manage resources.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, matrix-oriented environment
  • Solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to navigate competing priorities in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Strong relationship management skills: the ability to foster collaboration
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent training; minimum 3 yrs project management experience. 


Skills and Experience:

  • BILLING
  • BUDGET
  • DETAIL ORIENTED
  • DIRECT MAIL
  • MARKETING
  • MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS
  • PROBLEM-SOLVING
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • PROJECT MANAGER
  • PROJECT PLAN
  • PROOFREADING
  • QUALITY CONTROL
  • RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
  • PROPOSALS
  • REAL-TIME
  • TRAINING

Desired candidates will be required to pass a drug test and background check prior to starting.