The Creative Service Project Coordinator identifies resource requirements to maintain project critical path progress and maintains project tracking and reporting software programs to keep stakeholders and senior managers apprised of project status. Working with the Director of Creative and Advertising, this role provides support for the Creative team which is required to keep projects on track, on task, and to facilitate the flow of status information across advertising and marketing teams. The Creative Service Project Coordinator manages project timelines multiple projects in varying phases of implementation and complexity simultaneously.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business or project management. Requires three to five (3-5) or more years of project management experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Previous experience with creative teams. PMP certification and supervisory/team leadership experience preferred.
Ÿ Project management methodologies and tools.
Ÿ 4 or more years knowledge gained from work experience with Gantt, Kanban boards and agile work environments.
Ÿ Strong working knowledge of MS Office programs, Wrike, MS Project, Jira, Workfront and/or similar project software applications.
Ÿ Familiarity with creative processes.
· Pro-active team leader and self-starter with the ability to drive consensus and resolve issues.
· Prioritize, meet tightly scheduled deadlines and plan projects.
· Demonstrate flexibility to meet changing work priorities and production needs.
· Work independently and in a group.
· Establish organization of diverse aspects of the position.
· Critically evaluate project components and collaborate to problem solve.
Ÿ Ability to demonstrate detail orientation.
Ÿ Excellent verbal and written communication skills including documentation and note taking.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Employees may occasionally experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:
Sitting; frequent sedentary work.
Viewing computer monitor;
Keyboarding; use of fingers to make small movements such as typing and mouse usage.
Work is performed in a normal business office environment. Occasional travel to other site locations may be required.