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Associate Project Manager

Associate Project Manager

ID 
2017-2524
Category 
Project Management
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Location 
US-IL-Chicago

More information about this job

 

Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

Summary

Geometry Global is seeking an Associate Project Manager for our Chicago office to work on integrated marketing services for several accounts with shopper, event, print, and digital services. This position will handle various project management duties on fast paced accounts delivering key visuals, in-store advertisements, print advertising, multicultural communications, event advertising, and digital communications including banner and emails. 

What You'll Do

  • Create the Project Timeline to clearly identify all steps leading up to major project milestones and final deadline(s)
  • Book all required resources / submit requests for additional resource needs
  • Schedule all internal meetings, and take meeting notes – Kick Off, Internal Reviews
  • Create and update any internally required project documents e.g. Asset tracker
  • Monitor and adjust project timings / deliverables as appropriate
  • Escalate issues / concerns relating to the project to the account and PM leads

 

Traffic & Production

  • Schedule/Attend Key Project Meetings
  • Kick Offs, Internal Reviews, Studio Hand Offs etc.
  • Maintain Project Status & Timelines
  • Creative In-Take/Resourcing
  • Routing creative and mechanicals for internal approvals
  • Legal routing
  • Retouching requests with studio
  • Print production requests
  • Art Buying Requests
  • Translation Requests
  • Asset Requests

Our Ideal Candidate

  • 2+ years of project management experience in an advertising agency
  • Experience with Print
  • Experience with Shopper
  • Digital experience is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with MS Project, Smartsheet or similar
  • Ability to see the bigger picture
  • Energy and passion for work
  • A team player who plays well with others
  • Strive to be a positive influence on peer group and cross-capability team

Who We Are

We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
 
Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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