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Creative Project Manager

East Hanover, New Jersey | Job #317082

Title: Creative Project Manager
Location: East Hanover, NJ
Type: 1 year contract - full time salaried 

Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develops and maintains solid client relationships; encourages a collaborative approach with departmental team members
  • Educates clients on cost savings and leveraging opportunities aligned with their marketing efforts
  • Partners with outside agencies in managing clients’ promotional and marketing efforts
  • Writes creative briefs on complex projects and interprets them for project teams in order to lead communication strategies and implement marketing efforts
  • Recommends the effective reuse of past materials when appropriate, to minimize client costs
  • Collaborates on creative development and direction with client, design and production teams
  • Provides feedback to project team during internal creative reviews
  • Presents concepts to clients, obtains feedback and translates that feedback for the project team
  • Reviews client change requests and responds with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives
  • Manages expectations with clients and departmental teams
  • Negotiates timelines and budgets and ensures that all deadlines are maintained
  • Represents the interests of the client in interactions with project teams
  • Ensures all Regulatory, Legal and Compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses
  • Provides final sign-off on projects to ensure compliance with creative brief and project specifications
  • Leverages knowledge and understanding of graphic design, creative and production to facilitate effective communication between client and departmental teams
Project Manager Requirements
  • Ad agency project management experience preferably including print, direct marketing campaigns, online, promotions, TV, and radio
  • Strong understanding of the benefits of the above communication channels, with the ability to match the channel with the client’s communication need
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, both through idea generation and assessment of ideas generated by others.
  • Team player with excellent relationship building skills
  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Adept at crisis management
  • Resourceful and solution oriented
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized and ability to multitask effectively
  • Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations
  • Strong understanding of Pharmaceutical marketing
  • Strong understanding of the creative process as well as design and print/web production
  • Knowledge of all Industry Regulatory, Legal and Compliance guidelines and ensure these policies are followed to the letter on their assigned businesses
  • Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment
JOBID: 317082EE

About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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