Project Manager, Retail, Remote

Location New York, NY (Fully remote)
Starts ASAP after interview
Duration 40hrs/week through EOY
Status Freelance
Rate DOE; up to $43/hr
Our client, a well known retail company, is currently seeking a freelance Project Manager ideally with retail experience to join their team.

This is a 40hrs/week opportunity, fully remote working EST through December with potential to extend.

The Project Manager must exhibit outstanding project management and communication skills. They are instrumental in establishing and enforcing standard processes. The Project Manager will also be expected to participate in creative review meetings to ensure final output ladders back to the brief. In addition, the Project Manager will provide project management follow-through, task management, status updates/escalation, accurate delivery and project close out.

Project Manager Responsibilities:
- Work across a large cross functional team in upfront campaign and omni channel planning, and developing processes and master timelines to ensure on-time delivery for successful creative execution
- Maintain efficient processes and timelines for all work flowing through the creative studio via project management systems using Workfront
- Be able to manage large projects with a lot of moving pieces and personalities to interact with
- Ensure all timelines are met, assets are in the appropriate places and all parties are well informed of upcoming deadlines and deliverables
- Understand project goals, maintain timelines / scope and ensure all specific deliverables are executed on brand, and on time (task management and trafficking)
- Actively track project status, progress, risks and milestones, communicating with the team on next steps and prioritizing needs, using WORKFRONT
- Jump in wherever needed whether it's trafficking a project or calling a client for assets, must be a self-starter, resourceful and seasoned candidate ready for any challenge!

Project Manage MUST:
- Have 4+ years experience, ideally coming from retail with previous experience as an integrated PM with omni channel exposure (ideally agency experience)
- Have experience and a strong understanding of agency and production vendor processes
- Familiarity with omni-channel campaigns and various project types including print, web, social, email, social, mobile, signage, brand, print, and packaging
- Be a resourceful problem solver, with a passion and respect for the creative process
- Ideal candidate will already be familiar with Workfront, or a very quick study to learn it!
- Must understand how to work with multiple personalities, while keeping projects on track
- Must be proactive, able to handle multiple projects at once
- Be able to stay organized, and prioritize needs and tasks as they come in, continue to drive projects forward
- A collaborative can do attitude, ability to stay ahead of the projects and pivot as needed

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:

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