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Project Manager (Marketing) - Contingent

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 9/21/21

Job Description

Project Manager (Marketing) - Contingent Job Description

THIS IS AN 18-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION. LOCAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED.


Project Manager (Marketing) - Contingent

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project & Process Management:

  • Develops, owns, and communicates holistic project timelines to internal & external teams on a regular basis. This includes:

§ Creation & management of all project timelines

§ Organize & setup of kickoffs, collaborations & presentations

§ Lead both internal & brand status meetings

§ Lead daily standup meetings (Kanban)

§ Manage and recommend process optimizations using agile principles

§ Share and celebrate projects, leading retrospective sessions & suggesting ways to instill learnings within the department and across disciplines

  • Act as cross-functional hub for all project executions, partnering closely with internal & external partners to ensure overall project success
  • Proficient in managing high volume, quick turn projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand multiple aspects of production from print, digital, experiential and content (this is a big one)
  • Manages production phase of most projects, once key creative and copy has been approved
  • Ability to consider the full scope of projects, beyond simply managing timelines… but considering how the pieces work together.
  • Ability to think strategically about communications and the implications of choices being made, so as to participate and add to a conversation regarding the consumer journey/experience
  • Takes ownership of project efficiency; Understands project processes and how to flex it.
  • Understands multiple aspects of production from print, digital, experiential & content. Including format, sizes, and overall ensuring the proper asset.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with Content Hub and/or VR Financial:

§ Open jobs utilizing agency software tools

§ Work with account leads to accurately scope project jobs

  • Issue POs to external vendors Agency/Client Service:

§ Demonstrates working knowledge of internal & external partner processes

§ Management of all production related requests from the internal team, clients, or meta- agency partners

§ Gather and vet specs to ensure project accuracy

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred

3+ years of experience in an agency project management role

Demonstrated ability of past contributions to client businesses in agency service environment

Additional Skills:

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Experience with Project Management and Agile tools
  • Excellent leadership, communication, organization, & time management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Exhibits a helpful, pro-active attitude.

THIS IS AN 18-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION. LOCAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED.

Job: Project Manager (Marketing) - Contingent Primary Location: St. Louis, MO US Other Location: Career Area: Nestle Purina PetCare Company



Company Details

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...