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Advertising Project Manager

East Hanover, NJ, | Job #318380
Job Title: Advertising Project Manager
Location: East Hanover, NJ,
Type: Freelance / Contract
Title: Advertising Project Manager
Location: East Hanover, NJ
Type: Full Time (salaried); year long contract with potential for extension

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 Pharmaceutical marketing
  • 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 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

Job ID: 318380MN
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