Creative Project Manager - North Phoenix

Starts 5/24
Duration 14-weeks through 8/23
Status Freelance to Full Time
Rate Up to $41/hr DOE
Our client is looking for a Creative Project Manager to assist their team.

This is a contract to hire opportunity that is currently remote but will be required to be in office 2-3 days a week starting in August.

The ideal Creative Project Manager will have proven project management, communication, and collaboration skills within creative teams.

Creative Project Manager Responsibilities:
• Serve as primary point-person for Creative Services, overseeing the project request queue, assessing the information provided, and scheduling and prioritizing requests to meet business needs
• Develop detailed creative execution schedules and set deadlines for various milestones of a project timeline
• Manage and monitor project schedules, keeping assignments on-track, monitoring workloads, adjusting assignments and deadlines accordingly
• Monitor and manage internal and external resources’ capacity, tracking schedules, monitoring workload, and shifting assignments as needed
• Successfully complete multiple tasks within a fast-paced environment
• Delegate assignments to creative team members and other departments, depending on their availability and priorities
• Meet with business partners to learn more about new project details and give progress updates on existing projects; communicating important business information and requirements to multiple teams
• Collaborate with account teams to scope project requirements; estimate hours and costs, and create detailed project plans; manage and prioritize inbound projects
• Identify resources needed to fulfill projects, and manage the flexible pool of internal and external creatives to assign the right talent to the right work
• Work with freelancers and contractors and ensure they have the resources needed for their job
• Help make sure creative reviews and revisions from clients are handled efficiently and accurately

Creative Project Manager Requirements:
• 7 years project management experience at an agency or inhouse creative services organization
• Deep understanding of the creative process and creative skill set
• Expert knowledge of project workflow software, WorkFront ideal (Workamajig, Basecamp, etc.) Required Professional Competencies
• Ability to prioritize in a complex, fast-paced environment
• Highly organized, resourceful and accountable individual Required Leadership Experience and Competencies
• Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
• Proven track record of creating workflows, communication processes, and data tracking Preferred Job Skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs Preferred Professional Competencies
• Work independently Preferred Leadership Experience and Competencies
• Manage the operations of the project management system, data and designers and writers to deliver on time creative assignments

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