The Project Manager works closely with the Creative Director and team by providing project and administrative assistance to the department. The Project Manager will develop and produce highly visible marketing presentations, act as a producer as needed on photo and video content shoots. They will interface in a professional manner with internal team members and external vendors and must possess the ability to communicate design process and elements in a clear, concise, and objective manner. They should be a self-starter, able to manage multiple concurrent projects, manage their own deadlines.
The Project Manager must be a highly organized, a detail-oriented thinker, and excellent communicator, understand the creative process, and be an excellent project manager able to track and drive the completion of numerous small and large-scale projects simultaneously.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist and coordinate creative projects relating to Content Creation, Point of Sale, Photoshoots, and Department Presentations.
Responsible for tracking and gathering appropriate approvals throughout the creative development process of assigned projects. Coordinate sign-off and approval process for all project deliverables.
Support Brand Creative team on various administrative and creative marketing projects.
Assist and update marketing presentations on assigned product lines.
Prepare Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentations, agendas, reports special projects and other documents in support of departmental operations and objectives.
Assist with general administrative activities such as arranging travel, accommodations, logistics and catering for internal meetings on a cost-efficient basis.
Prepare expense reports in Concur business travel and expense management software system.
Maintain calendar daily for optimum organization and time management.
Provide project coordination and support on various projects as assigned by Creative Director.
Superior interpersonal communication and people skills.
Highly motivated, self-managed individual.
Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign).
Minimum 3- 5 years, experience in marketing and project coordination. Preferred experience in the package goods industry.
Must be a self-starter, proactive, team player, and professional. Must be detail oriented and have strong verbal & written communication skills.
Must be open to travel as needed
Must be extremely proficient in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and the Internet. Familiarity in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus.
Prior Administrative Assistant experience required. Minimum of two years Administrative Assistant experience is preferred.
Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in a work environment where rapidly changing priorities can be the rule rather than the exception.
Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy.
Self-starter for learning all aspects of the business. Driven to excel, grow and is willing to step outside of the job description.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with special attention to spelling and grammar.
Superior organization and time management skills.
Ability to function effectively as a member of a team with willingness to assist with special tasks and projects as assigned.
Ability to work with graphic designers, agencies, suppliers, and various internal departments within the organization.
Organizationally savvy and can-do attitude.
Proactive and organized liaison between creative and brand teams.
College degree and/or equivalent technical trade degree.