Aquent is the world's largest and most successful boutique staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract engagements ranging from 2 days to 2 years! We offer the industry's best benefits that we subsidize dramatically! Medical, dental and vision benefits are available to you after just 30 days and after 90 days you are free to participate in our 401k plan! We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn thousands of dollars just for knowing and referring talented friends!
Our IRVINE, CA based tech client is in need of a PROJECT MANAGER with experience in Product Launch and General Marketing.
In this contract role you may support R&D for new products OR internal corporate initiatives (finance, HR, etc. departments).
POSITION- PROJECT MANAGER (NOT IT)
TYPE- LONG TERM CONTRACT ENGAGEMENT
DURATION- 6 MONTHS WITH POSSIBLE EXTENSION
LOCATION- IRVINE, CA- all work is to be done onsite M-F during normal business hours
HOURLY PAY RATE- $25-30hr
COLLEGE DEGREE PREFERRED
BENEFITS- SUBSIDIZED MEDICAL, DENTAL, VISION & 401K.
REQUIREMENTS- BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE
Under direct supervision, manages projects and/or key work-streams within a larger program. Project management of key business initiatives (non-IT projects), and/or the commercial marketing launch of R&D product releases. Responsible for working in collaboration with the project team to define the project plan, and managing that team to ensure that the project is delivered against the stated project charter. Communicates with the PMO organization project progress, status, and risks.
Your biggest challenge will be working with a broad range of stakeholders in multiple US locations. Communicating with cross functional teams in a variety of cities is key.
Could work with R&D (Agile methodology), business initiatives (process improvement, org design, HR, finance projects, go-to-market--commercial launch --working with marketing, PR, pricing events, reseller partners)
In this role you will define scope, charter and team. You will handle kick off to close. business initiatives and go to market launch.
experience with marketing/PR/events teams--not an IT PM
Tools- Microsoft Project also smart sheet, Sharepoint as the CMS (plus, not required), MS Office