Randstad Project Manager - Traffic Coordinator in Los Angeles, California

Project Manager - Traffic Coordinator


Los Angeles, CA

Date Posted:

Monday, October 10, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Our client, a global provider of investment management services, is in need of a Project Manager (Traffic Coordinator) to assist with large enterprise digital marketing projects.

This role is a blend of project management and traffic coordination skills. The ideal candidate will have excellent organization/accuracy/follow through skills, strong attention to detail, demonstrates agility to work in a fast-paced production environment, with the versatility to deliver multiple projects on deadline. This role is task execution related, not a strategic planning role. Must be a "doer" and work collaboratively with creative and production teams. Financial industry experience is a plus as is experience working with regulatory processes.

The Campaign Project Lead works under the supervision of the Campaign Manager and leads the full life cycle for a variety of campaign projects and routine business-as-usual (statistical and other reporting) tasks. This includes start-to-finish ownership including planning, scheduling, documentation, problem solving, managing change, and extensive communication.

Responsibilities :

-Partners with the Campaign Manager to ensure the work assigned flows (on time) from creation to publish process. This includes developing a strong working knowledge of the business segment and an excellent understanding of project managing/trafficking print & digital channel deliverables.

-Creates and maintains project plans and schedules for a variety of outputs across distribution channels for a wide variety of work including both marketing campaign project work and repeatable business as usual updates and reports.

-Actively tracks project tasks to ensure milestones and deadlines are being met

-Understands process differences and compliance requirements/nuances for a variety of distribution channels (print, website, social, email, webinar, etc.)

-Manages scope/schedule in partnership with the Campaign Manager

-Provides status update information, which could include reporting

-Coordinates and communicates known dependencies (including cross customers/segments/digital)

-Ensures campaign, non-campaign, and change requests are updated in the appropriate tools

-Coordinates with project management teams from outside creative agencies to track dependencies and deadlines

-Performs other responsibilities as assigned/needed

A Successful Candidate:

-Demonstrates a full knowledge level in the assigned area and works under direction only as needed; guides the full life cycle for campaign management projects of varying complexity, including planning, organization, implementation, and ongoing communication

-Demonstrates experience creating schedules and project plans with deliverables across print and digital channels

-Demonstrates strong production coordination skills including facilitating meetings, maintaining schedules, tracking deliverables, problem solving, and escalating issues as appropriate

-Demonstrates experience as being self-starting, self-directing, and accountable for delivering on assigned work

-Demonstrates the ability to collaborate and develop/maintain working relationships inside and outside the organization to enable effective completion of business objectives

-Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills; strong grammar and syntax skills; strong presentation skills; strong inter-personal skills

-Demonstrates the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse group of associates, senior business leaders, and/or vendors

-Demonstrates strong/meticulous detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines

-Demonstrates proven experience in a high-volume department where multi-tasking and a high level of detail and accountability was required

-Core competencies include: problem solving skills, interpersonal savviness, organizational agility (willingness to learn and adopt new ways of working), building effective relationships, working effective in ambiguity, and flexibility

-Requires at least 5+ years of project management experience in a fast-paced publishing environment, ideally within a marketing department or advertising agency

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