1+ months

Project Manager, Creative Services

Framingham, MA 01701
**Job Title: Project Manager**



**What youll be doing:**



The Project Manager (PM) executes internal business requests ensuring on-strategy, on-time, on-budget and on-brand delivery of marketing campaigns and deliverables. The PM must exhibit outstanding project management and client communication skills to achieve the highest possible standards in client service. They need basic knowledge of business challenges to provide communications solutions and project management execution. The PM will also be expected to participate in creative development meetings to ensure final output is on brand and strategy. In addition, the PM will provide project management follow-through and accurate delivery.



+ Create concise, well-defined creative briefs/work orders

+ Maintaining an active project tracker for all deliverables

+ Ensure all relevant information, such as creative briefs, marketing plans, etc., have been provided to the creative team.

+ Recommend the effective reuse of past materials when appropriate to minimize client costs

+ Collaborate on creative development and direction with client, design, and production teams

+ Provide feedback to project team during internal creative reviews

+ Deliver creative material to clients, obtain, and ensure feedback is clear for the creative team

+ Review client change requests and respond with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives

+ Manage expectations with clients and departmental teams

+ Negotiate timelines and budgets and ensure that all deadlines are maintained

+ Represent the interests of the business in interactions with project teams

+ Ensure all regulatory, legal and compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses

+ Leverage knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative and production to facilitate effective communication between client and departmental teams



**What you bring to the table:**



+ **Innovation and change:** Work collaboratively with the writing and design teams to achieve on-brief campaigns and materials that meet the partner needs



+ **Communication:** Develop a trusted advisor relationship with marketing to enhance creative brief quality and identify key messages



+ **People Leadership:** Work closely with the Sr. Project Manager to effectively guide the creative teams on projects and deliverables



+ **Business Strategy** : Ensures that all projects assigned to the creative team are well defined in terms of scope, objectives, timing, and desired outcomes



**Qualifications :**



**Whats needed (Basic Qualifications):**



+ Minimum of 6 years of professional-level experience in a project management role either in an external or internal agency



**Whats needed (Preferred Qualifications):**



+ Ad agency project management experience preferably including digital, direct marketing campaigns, print, content and social

+ Creative project management skills, highly organized and able to multitask effectively so that work is on-time, strategy, and on-budget

+ Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment

+ **Expertise in relevant applications and tools such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Workfront and project management software**

+ **Understanding of conceptual and digital marketing creative and production processes**

+ **Knowledge of marketing practices in the B2C and B2B fields**



**What we offer:**



At Staples, youll find the asset we value most is you. Its why we offer a number of benefits to support our associates wellbeing both on and off the job. Here, benefits are designed to meet the diverse needs of our associates and their families for good health, worklife balance, retirement prep and overall peaceofmind. For more information _Check out our_ perks and benefits _!_



_We are bound together. Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._



_Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_



_Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2021-04-13 Expires: 2021-06-05

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