Starch Creative
Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Project Manager - Action Sports

  • Company: Starch Creative
  • Country:United States
  • State:Oregon
  • Location: Portland, OR
  • Required Exp: 5 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

After working with clients in Portland for over 2 years, we are excited to be moving in and want you to be a part of building something new from the ground up. 

Why am I Here?

Daily direct communication with clients, internal 2D & 3D design teams, and production teams. Spreadsheets, phone calls, ideation and brainstorming. 

• Work directly with our clients in the Action Sports / Skate industry to serve as a key representative of Starch Creative
• Generate project plans, calendars and estimates based on client briefs / SOWs
• Conduct regular project status meetings with all teams
• Communicate regularly with account leads on all key issues and project deliverables
• Collaborate with internal departments to proactively manage potential risks
• Manage vendor relationships as needed
• Coordinate shipping logistics for successful delivery
• Ensure all deadlines and budgets are met – comfort with quick turn-arounds
• Maintain clear, complete and accessible project file documentation throughout project process to conclusion 
• Prepare and make presentations before colleagues and clients 
• Delegate project management functions to assigned Project Coordinator/Assistant and/or construction manager, etc. as needed to support project objectives. 
• Bring a collaborative, multi-faceted approach to design, problem solving and production. 
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse workforce of vendors and community. 
• Develop a deep understanding of the client and its industry; its business initiatives, industry trends, competitive landscape and marketplace dynamics 
• Understand how the client is structured: key players and its working relationships 
• Proactively brings forth business-building ideas, strategies and solutions for clients 
• Identifies opportunities for key leadership to participate in annual account planning meetings or other high-level meetings 

Job Requirements

What do I need?

• Strong Passion and understanding for all things Action Sports. Skate, Surf, Snow & BMX
• Widespread knowledge of action sports and actions sports lifestyle (emphasis on Skate)
• Vast knowledge of relevant market conditions and trends in skateboarding and Action Sports lifestyle
• 3-5 years’ related experience in a Creative Environment with Sports Marketing management background / experience.
• Highly resourceful problem solver and quick learner
• Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment
• Open to feedback, with an ability to inspire, support and understand people
• Track record of strong time management
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Flawless communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
• Familiarity of material selection for build-outs and graphic production processes
• Flexible schedule to travel on-site for projects – roughly 5-10% of the time
• Positive Attitude
• Driven Personality – Strive to Succeed

Face the Music

No matter how well we plan and prepare, things change and project scope evolves. Usually these changes occur at the most inopportune times. This is our reality and what keeps us on our toes! We often wear multiple hats to ensure project success and we think this is a good thing. Not because we like hats but because success is priority one. 

Come see for yourself @starchcreative

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.

Perks

Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Project Manager - Action Sports

  • Company: Starch Creative
  • Country:United States
  • State:Oregon
  • Location:Portland, OR
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

After working with clients in Portland for over 2 years, we are excited to be moving in and want you to be a part of building something new from the ground up. 

Why am I Here?

Daily direct communication with clients, internal 2D & 3D design teams, and production teams. Spreadsheets, phone calls, ideation and brainstorming. 

• Work directly with our clients in the Action Sports / Skate industry to serve as a key representative of Starch Creative
• Generate project plans, calendars and estimates based on client briefs / SOWs
• Conduct regular project status meetings with all teams
• Communicate regularly with account leads on all key issues and project deliverables
• Collaborate with internal departments to proactively manage potential risks
• Manage vendor relationships as needed
• Coordinate shipping logistics for successful delivery
• Ensure all deadlines and budgets are met – comfort with quick turn-arounds
• Maintain clear, complete and accessible project file documentation throughout project process to conclusion 
• Prepare and make presentations before colleagues and clients 
• Delegate project management functions to assigned Project Coordinator/Assistant and/or construction manager, etc. as needed to support project objectives. 
• Bring a collaborative, multi-faceted approach to design, problem solving and production. 
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse workforce of vendors and community. 
• Develop a deep understanding of the client and its industry; its business initiatives, industry trends, competitive landscape and marketplace dynamics 
• Understand how the client is structured: key players and its working relationships 
• Proactively brings forth business-building ideas, strategies and solutions for clients 
• Identifies opportunities for key leadership to participate in annual account planning meetings or other high-level meetings 

Job Requirements

What do I need?

• Strong Passion and understanding for all things Action Sports. Skate, Surf, Snow & BMX
• Widespread knowledge of action sports and actions sports lifestyle (emphasis on Skate)
• Vast knowledge of relevant market conditions and trends in skateboarding and Action Sports lifestyle
• 3-5 years’ related experience in a Creative Environment with Sports Marketing management background / experience.
• Highly resourceful problem solver and quick learner
• Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment
• Open to feedback, with an ability to inspire, support and understand people
• Track record of strong time management
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Flawless communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
• Familiarity of material selection for build-outs and graphic production processes
• Flexible schedule to travel on-site for projects – roughly 5-10% of the time
• Positive Attitude
• Driven Personality – Strive to Succeed

Face the Music

No matter how well we plan and prepare, things change and project scope evolves. Usually these changes occur at the most inopportune times. This is our reality and what keeps us on our toes! We often wear multiple hats to ensure project success and we think this is a good thing. Not because we like hats but because success is priority one. 

Come see for yourself @starchcreative

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.

Perks

Date Posted: 5/25/2017

Project Manager - Action Sports

  • Company: Starch Creative
  • Country:United States
  • State:Oregon
  • Location:Portland, OR
  • Required Exp:5 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available