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Associate Project Manager (3+ Month Contract)

Job title: Associate Project Manager (3+ Month Contract)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Irvine
Industry: Marketing
Remote: No
Salary: Up to $29/hour depending on experience
Reference: 447586
Contact name: Anique Stemmer

Job description

Our client, a leading brand in the QSR/Quick Service Restaurant space is looking to bring on an Associate Project Manager for a 3+ months contract.

This role will be hybrid - 3x days/week onsite in Irvine
Expected 36-40 hours per week. 

The Associate Project Manager will coordinate individuals and teams to develop, create and deliver marketing campaigns for the company. They balance day-to-day project oversight with communications between creative management, creative and creative operations teams to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and according to partner specifications.

  • Partner with project managers, creative managers, and creative resources manager on project timelines for various projects under annual and ad hoc scopes of work
  • Attend all project briefs, deeply understanding the objectives, deliverables and watch-outs that may arise throughout the creative development process
  • Work directly with team of account management, art directors and designers on a daily basis
  • Collaborate with external pre-press, production and fulfillment vendors on identifying potential project issues, timing, etc.
  • Schedule pre-production meetings between designers and 3rd party vendors
  • Manage RAW image review, rounds of retouching and final proof review with designers and our external pre-press partners
  • Partner with senior project managers and producer on scheduling photoshoots for upcoming projects
  • Actively participate in internal creative reviews, and provide guidance to ensure all work delivers against project timelines
  • Report to and work closely with senior project manager, agency producer and account management team on all projects, escalating opportunities or challenges as appropriate
  • Identify opportunities to change or improve processes
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Education & Qualifications: BA degree in advertising, marketing, telecommunications, film or similar preferred
  • 3+ years relevant industry experience preferred
  • Basic knowledge of print production and pre-press functions
  • Experience working in an agency environment Effective communication skills, both written and presentation
  • Superb time management and prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a cross-functional team on a daily basis
  • An entrepreneurial and proactive mindset, oriented towards creative problem solving
  • A positive and awesome collaborative attitude
  • A good-natured human being with a genuine love for finding inspiration beyond the computer and in the world around you
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