Marketing Project Manager

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One of Aquent’s valued Energy clients in the San Francisco Bay Area is seeking a dynamic candidate for a Marketing Project Manager contract role. The ideal candidate is someone who has exceptional project management and organizational skills, can think on their feet and is looking for an opportunity to grow their career within a Fortune 25 company.

The Marketing Project Manager is responsible for managing a number of 2013 initiatives for the company's North America Marketing Team and this person will be responsible for leading those projects.

· Manage marketing initiatives for the 2013 year; keeping track of deliverables, conducting weekly meetings with team leaders and updating project plans.
· Help the work-team organize their deliverables, decisions, and notes; keep track of deliverables
· Conduct weekly meetings with leaders and update the project plans.
· Collect and maintain department specific data, metrics and information needed for project management administration
· Update data, metrics and information regularly
· Prepare regular reports and communicate report results in business review meetings
· Prepare departmental reports tracking operation of various departments
· Respond to department queries on billing, metrics, reporting and department data requirements
· Maintain project status using project tracking tools, such as Microsoft Project and
· Audit closed projects and make use of findings as well as giving recommendations to new projects
· Ensuring project progresses within schedule and under budget
· Make recommendations including corrective action if needed
· Determine project costs and ensure on time delivery an within budgetary guidelines

· Ability to communication, both verbally and in writing, effectively with stakeholders and senior business leadership
· Ability to organize and work effectively with project teams participating in initiatives
· Demonstrate experience and relevant expertise in marketing initiatives (Product Launches, Public Relations, Events, Advertising, Lead Generation)
· Marketing background a must
· Strong project management and communications skills
· Must be very organized and a great multi-tasker
· Expert user of MS Project
· Bachelors degree in a related field