This candidate will need to be local to the office to come onsite if needed.
**Workfront experience required!
We are looking for a Project Lead that will be the client liaison between the marketing and the creative teams.
Responsible for managing projects and the project flow from kick-off to completion through careful planning, organization and evaluation of deliverables.
Tracks project timeline and budget, communicating clear deadlines and providing proposed re-prioritization based on due dates.
Anticipates key milestones and project dependencies/downstream implications to ensure success.
This individual must understand the marketing and client strategic objectives.
Manage mostly Tier 2 and Tier 3 projects and project flow from request to completion, also manages Tier 1 projects as needed.
Responsible for project scoping and planning, may also be responsible for financial management and forecast monitoring.
Create project schedules and communicate clear timelines to clients
Serves as primary contact and point of coordination between marketing and creative teams and any third parties involved to manage projects (i.e, print and digital project production) from request through delivery.
Anticipates key milestones and project dependencies/downstream implications to ensure success
Responsible for addressing issues/risks associated with project pipeline, capacity and/or scope creep
Tracks project timeline, communicating clear deadlines and providing proposed re-prioritization based on due dates
Proactively reports on project status, track and propose mitigation plan for project risks/issues.
Works with Business partners to create creative brief and understand messaging strategy, creative direction as needed.
Identifies opportunities for service improvement and uncovers potential risks with quality for escalation
Provides creative and requirement recommendations for projects based on need
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications related field or equivalent work experience
Minimum 5 years related work experience
Strong project management skills with proven experience in delivery of creative content production services
Strong client relationship management skills
Ability to critically assess a project or process to identify improvement opportunities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to articulate project requirements, communicate project status, and interface with internal and external team members
Understanding of the creative production processes
Ability to identify innovative ways to implement projects with established timeframes
Strong organizational and issue resolution skills
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration with the ability to accomplish results as an active team member as well as on an individual basis
High level of attention to detail and ability to manage and prioritize multiple project
Ability to work in a process and deadline driven environment