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Marketing Project Manager in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    7/26/2018

Job Description

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • The leader in creating legendary play and recreation experiences around the world
  • Design and manufacture fun and safe play and recreation equipment for all ages and abilities.
  • Globally leverage their brands to the benefit of those who use their products and to their customers, employees and shareholders.

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Fast paced and creative environment
  • Company is recognized as the leader for inspiring and creating innovative products and providing superior customer service
  • Values consist of openness and collaboration as well as passion and purpose

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Mange the flow of information between the Marketing Communications team, external vendors and a variety of internal departments including Marketing/Product Management, Sales, Proposals, Industrial Design, Engineering, Innovation and Finance.
  • Attend cross-functional meetings to understand workflow challenges, and respond to changes in scope of projects, assembling the right teams to solve problems.
  • Follow process to receive work orders from the Marketing/Product Management and Sales teams
  • Ensures completion of clear project briefs before initiating new projects.
  • Manage projects, including budgets and expenses for external vendors, photographers, printers and graphic designers ensuring agreed milestones and deadlines are achieved.
  • Maintain the department’s project-tracking database.
  • Identify needs for surge capacity and manage scheduling with outside vendors, ensuring that internal capacity is leveraged before external capacity is hired.
  • Support Marketing Communications Manager on vendor selection to achieve best cost.
  • Build and maintain a self-service asset management system that is user-friendly for the Sales organization.
  • Ensure timely releases of files to vendors, archive assets as released to print, and obtain copies of final assets post-production
  • Ensures archival of post-production files according to production guidelines / timelines
  • Clearly communicate approval dates for all projects in the Marketing Communications pipeline.
  • Use Project Management tools to manage the intake of projects, track and report project status, and track and report approvals.
  • Partner with internal clients and creative teams to resolve scheduling and/or workload challenges as they arise
  • Makes recommendations to streamline and simplify projects and work flow

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in business or related discipline (related experience may be substituted for degree requirement)
  • 2 years Project Management experience or other experience related to managing Creative Projects. 
  • Experience in creation and production of graphics a plus but not must have
  • Experience in process creation and management
  • Resourceful, analytical, organized, diplomatic, and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

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