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Retail Project Manager

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Portland-based brand design agency providing modern marketing (strategy, production and execution in all media) for the world’s leading brands is seeking a Retail Design Project Manager. Fantastic opportunity to join one of Portland’s best agencies. Strong project management skills (scoping and estimating, writing SOWs, managing clients and designers) along with a background working at a retail agency are required. You are known for your attention to detail and organization skills. You also thrive on solving problems, wrangling designers and avoiding drama.

Our client solves business problems by connecting brand vision and audience values. Their agency was built on high impact design, authenticity in everything they do, youthful energy, and innovative ideas that deliver results. There’s no room for bad attitudes there.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively scope and manage projects to budget and deadlines
  • Understand and facilitate client needs and requests, managing expectations throughout
  • Collaborate with Account Manager to define project strategy and scope; write Statement of Work and Change Order documents
  • Manage creative teams on design deliverables: visual centers, window graphics, digital banners, etc.
  • Source and manage production vendors from concept thru delivery
  • Create project schedules and ensure team awareness of all timelines, review schedules, deliverables and allocated hours
  • Able to juggle multiple projects across several channels and clients


  • SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must have retail agency experience.
  • 4+ years in project management with increasing responsibility
  • Understanding of marketing and advertising campaigns including print, digital, retail and photo components
  • Extensive client-facing exposure; ability to manage multiple complex projects
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team to produce great work with a strong focus on collaboration
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, informal, high energy, chaotic, sometimes obnoxious, stress-inducing environment. This is important!
  • Solutions-oriented thinker able to problem solve on the fly, unfazed by project challenges and stumbling blocks
  • Knowledgeable in fixture design and creation helpful
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Suite is a must. Workamajig experience is a bonus!


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