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Job title : Associate Project Manager
Function : Creative Services & Production Delivery
Professional experience : Entry level
Parent Brand : Leo Burnett Group
Brand : Arc Worldwide
Agency : Arc USA
Country : United States
Location : Chicago
job description:

Associate Project Manager

The Associate Project Manager (APM) works with Project Managers to plan, coordinate and execute client projects, and may also be responsible for managing smaller-scale projects by themselves.

This APM will work across large projects for a CPG client which will include both retail and digital projects. The APM is the hub of the team and coordinates all meetings and status updates. Candidates must be comfortable using MS Excel to manage financials. APM's will be respsonible for trafficking, opening jobs, creating estimates and hand off to clients or vendors.

Key responsibilities of the Associate Project Manager:

  • Helps with all phases of project development, including project planning, project team coordination, content organization, project coordination and project/meeting documentation.

  • Specifically, may assist Project Management team members in the following ways:

  • Attend meetings and prepare notes

  • Gather project financial data and produce weekly or monthly internal and client status reports

  • Manage project financials such as purchase orders, requests for invoice, etc.

  • Manage legal approval process

  • Assist in preparation for client meetings

  • Maintain project issue logs

  • Assist in organizing and maintaining digital files and organizing printed documentation

  • Works with other resource groups as necessary to coordinate basic maintenance (e.g., text revisions and graphic replacements) and updates to websites and/or applications

  • Manages small internal or client projects as requested by supervisor

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 2-3+ years of experience in Project Management and/or Account Management experience in an agency or marketing-related field.

  • Retail or Shopper marketing experience is a PLUS

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