Creative Project Manager
Type of Job
About the job
We are seeking a Full-Time Creative Project Manager to join our team.
This role is responsible for working alongside the creative team and the account manager to drive a project along from concept through delivery. This role includes a focus on budgeting, scheduling, and resource management with the objective to see projects fulfilled to the highest standards while ensuring the profitability of all work. A successful candidate will possess a good understanding of digital disciplines, be confident working in a small agency, and ensure the projects they own run on time and on budget.
Work to be performed in our office during business hours 3 days/week (depending on project schedule) and working from home for the remaining workweek. Salary is based upon the level of experience.
You will have the opportunity to work on a wide array of content. The scale of our portfolio offers challenges and opportunities for individuals who are looking to further their careers. Our team members gain significant hands-on experience with many unique opportunities in an innovative and growing company.
- Manage day to day activities to ensure all projects are delivered on time, accurately and within scope.
- Collaborate with creative team members and production team members to ensure project success.
- Oversee the work process, create project timelines, monitor project lifecycle from start to finish.
- Build and maintain effective, productive working relationships with others.
- Gain and maintain comprehensive knowledge of a Marketing Resource Management system to intake work, assign creative teams, develop timelines, manage workflow, monitor project status, and develop solutions to unexpected issues when they surface.
Minimum of three years of previous experience in project management, preferably in a marketing, public relations, or advertising agency setting.
Experience with delivering marketing collateral in digital formats such as email, video, landing pages.
Digital project management experience strongly preferred.
Experience with budgeting for photo/video shoots preferred.
Knowledge of creative development process, writing, design, brand management, etc.
Solid work ethic and professionalism in dealing with clients and colleagues.
Trustworthiness, professional appearance, and poise when working with clients.
Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Exceptionally organized and able to work independently.
ReelPaws is an award-winning digital agency that brings together top-notch marketing minds, serious commercial photography and video production capabilities, and pet expertise, all under one roof. Our team creates work for trusted brands around the world. We deliver creative and digital marketing solutions for clients and their trusted partners.
Employees at ReelPaws are a diverse group of creatives, coming from all sorts of backgrounds. Our small (but mighty!) team is composed of less than 15 employees that specialize in producing photography, video, and digital work for brands that utilize animals in marketing and advertising content. Our clients are located across the country and internationally. Some companies are emerging brands, but many household names also seek our work. We have a significant number of loyal non-pet clients too. The work we create is rather diverse and varied and the clients are overall pretty great!
Our office/studio is located in the Ravenswood / Lincoln Square area in an old brick factory building that has a modern industrial vibe with polished concrete flooring and high ceilings. We maintain a laid-back work environment with a business casual dress code and an office dog. We work really hard to create great work, but do have a sense of humor and laugh daily!
Excellent communication skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Exceptional ability to multitask & prioritize tasks
Passionate about producing the best work possible
Positive, high-energy, and a sense of enthusiasm
Comfortable working with and around dogs and cats
Proven track record of producing multiple complex projects
4809 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
Compensation & Benefits
$50,000 - $75,000 per year
Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Vision insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Bonus pay