Project Manager

RR Donnelley & Sons Oak Brook , IL 60523

Posted 7 days ago

Pre-Media Project Manager

Oak Brook, IL

  • ID: 42191
  • Full-Time/Regular

The Project Manager provides strategic recommendations and manages Company/ Agency resources to ensure the Client's marketing needs are met. Lead and monitor the day-to-day activities, work with other departments to develop and execute strategies that will build the Client's business for the creative team and project management teams in addition to the digital workflows that support it. Strong retail background is beneficial.

Responsibilities

Strategy And Marketing

  • Driving marketing and creative insights/strategies based on relevant consumer insight and business insight

  • Leads insightful and actionable creative briefs

  • Represents agency in effectively communicating and selling the agency points of view and recommendations

  • Proactively identifying new business building insights and opportunities

Project Management And Execution

  • Independently manages creative projects from briefing to execution

  • Demonstrates the ability to read a situation and react appropriately to solve problems and issues

  • Demonstrates flexibility in both client and internal situations

  • Flawless execution with consistent quality work and assumes ultimate responsibility of all projects and tasks

Client Management

  • Viewed as a trusted advisor; partners with clients in a positive, professional and constructive manner

  • Understands and articulates client business strategies and insights and leverages this to contribute new creative and business insights that help move the business forward

  • Effectively sells agency strategies, creative and points of view

  • Recognizes new revenue opportunities and works to implement them

Communication

  • An energetic and passionate presenter

  • Creates a logical structure, clear storyline, and conclusion in all written documents

  • Strong listening skills to digest and process and guide strategy and problem resolution

Required Skills

  • 3-5 or more years of experience working as an Account Executive/Project Manager in the advertising/marketing industry

  • Strong ability to quickly learn and function within various proprietary software applications, for example SaaS, DAM, CMS and Database systems.

  • Teamwork and strategic focus

  • Leadership skills

  • Collaborative and positive spirit

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to multi-task, handle stressful situations and deadline pressures

  • Working knowledge of Adobe CC and Microsoft Office

  • Additional job requirements may be listed on the staffing requisition. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Experience working on packaging projects preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer


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