Marketing Project Manager - DFS9112387 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

An exciting new position has been created to be the Marketing Project Manager to lead and manage content production (digital, visual merchandising, video etc.) for both internal parties as well as our agency partners.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for expert project management, taking and exploring new briefs, coordinating and managing budgets. We are looking for a confident and organized individual who will ensure that projects are delivered to the highest quality, on time and on budget.

Key Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Marketing Finance & Operations Control, you will be responsible for:
• Management of production schedules and scopes for end-to-end campaign management and execution online and offline.
• Effectively manage projects through use of appropriate resources and processes, involving creative development, execution and production.
• Manage production team at the agency.
• Work with Creative, Visual Merchandising and Digital teams to ensure consistency throughout campaign messaging.
• Build relationships and collaborate cross-functionally and cross-markets with other internal and external departments globally ensuring that creative strategy and goals are delivered.
• Coordinate activities of the creative production team and ensure that project tasks are completed by: scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/external reviews, etc.), communicating action steps to team, and help facilitating scrums across offices.
• Ensure seamless transition of creative assets through the project lifecycle, optimize product quality and schedule timely delivery of creative.
• Prepare, upload and distribute weekly project status report.
• Working with Finance to manage project-level budget.

Key Requirements:
The Ideal Candidate
• A strong background in project management with a focus on high volume creative execution in an advertising agency/ production company
• Deep understanding of online publishing channels and keep abreast of trends as they arise and what opportunities there are for content video and stills production.
• Practical experience of Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe suite is a bonus).
• Proven ability to think clearly in a deadline-driven environment, solve problems and scope and prioritize business requirements
• Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position
• Strong negotiation skills with financial acumen