Project Manager

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Aquent’s San Francisco energy client is looking for a contract Project Manager for a year-long assignment. The Marketing Project Manager will work to ensure execution of tactical channel elements as outlined by the client’s marketing plans.

The Project Manager will focus primarily on execution of marketing materials, from inception to the close of each campaign, and final billing reconciliation. Specifically, The PM will have direct accountability for the development of collateral and printed materials, including but not limited to, fact sheets, case studies, catalogs, newsletters, direct mail, postcards, door hangers, bill inserts, banners, and more.

The PM will be expected to manage multiple projects at one time and ensure they are delivered on time, on budget, on plan, and with 100% accuracy. The PM will be able to achieve these goals by partnering closely with a broad, internal cross-functional team, subject matter experts, and external vendors.

• Excellent understanding of creative development project management processes: developing creative or input document, developing and adhering to work back schedules, gaining approvals, managing layout, design and production of printed and electronic marketing materials, budget management, claims and legal approvals, etc.
• Proven record of guiding and implementing strategic collateral development with a customer focus.
• Proven record of managing multiple, external third parties such as agencies, printers, etc.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Highly developed teamwork and collaborative skills especially in a matrixed environment.
• Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple, high-priority projects,,meet deadlines, and work within stated budgets.
• Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
• Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a wide-variety of cross-functional teams and build agreement.
• Proven ability to effectively resolve issues/problems.
• Solid decision-making skills and sound judgment.
• Strong desire to take initiative.
• At least two years of project management in marketing, advertising, print production and/or similar field.