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Project Manager

North Chicago, IL 60064

Posted: 01/27/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Creative & Digital Marketing Job Number: 535678 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Planet Technology is seeking a Project Manager to join an in-house agency for one of our well-known pharmaceutical clients.

Project Manager Responsibilities: 
  • Work with internal staff and external resources to deliver creative and communications solutions that are both cost-effective and high quality.
  • Work independently with clients to execute communications projects, meeting & events, and campaigns in alignment with business objectives.
  • Follow client direction, create estimates, secure resources, and manage timelines and budgets to meet client expectations.
  • Manager projects that may include disease-state awareness campaigns, product launches, sales support/training materials, meetings, events, corporate communication initiatives, etc.
  • Participate in the creative conceptualization process by providing complete project scope to the creative team.
  • Prioritize projects and assure appropriate resources are allocated properly.
  • Partner and support the business development team in maintaining agency business with current company clients.
  • Manage execution of project plans and timelines to meet project deadlines without exception.
  • Responsible for estimates, quotes and invoice projects monthly.
  • Meet or exceed financial goal annually.
  • Positively influence the improvements in workflow process.
  • Provide support outside your ‘normal’ client base, as business may demand.
  • Partner within internal agency to strategize on ways to improve effectiveness.
  • Comply with applicable Corporate Policies, Procedures and Mandatory Training. Must be able to communicate project, budgetary, resource or quality challenges and concerns
  • openly with clients/key stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Track time on a daily/weekly basis and meet established utilization numbers for this function.
Project Manager Qualifications: 
  • Minimum Education: BA/BS required. Master’s degree desirable. Emphasis in Communication, Marketing, Advertising or Business
  • Minimum Experience: Recent Graduates with 2-5 years Project Management in a creative agency or meeting/event planning environment experience.
  • Working knowledge of visual communication design and production, marketing concepts, event production and digital media.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of InDesign is a plus.
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