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Brand Marketing Project Manager


Job ID: 53308

Brand Marketing Project Manager
Our client is seeking an all-star motivated to do the best work of their career on a high performing team.  Required is a by-any-means possible approach, a team-first attitude, and someone who thrives in the yet-to-be-defined. We’re looking for someone who has a thirst for learning and for doing new things.  

As the Brand Marketing Project Manager, you will be focused on the details that enables the Brand Team (Territories & Functions) to obsess project strategy, planning and operations to execute epic consumer connection and experiences.

Brand Marketing Project Manager Responsibilities 
Serve as a key operational support to seasonal project leads from kick-off to completion. 
Help drive process, prioritizing communication, and work with teammates on project milestones while advising on the effects of budget, timelines, and project scope through completion. 
Track Global Brand updates and deliverables to have a seamless handoff process to North America:  product, creative content, asset creation, and expectation management.
Build and update detailed project timelines throughout the progression of the project.
Communicate any critical project shifts to necessary partners and functions. 
Coordinate purposeful meetings for members of the project team with clear goals and objectives. 
Management support of external partners/agencies. 
Be prepared to provide high level communication written and verbal, both internally and externally, ranging from contractors to senior management including meeting facilitation and presentations.
Perform a variety of support for functions/territories related to work traffic flow within the Brand team and demonstrate best practices and seek, teach, and encourage their adoption.
Identify and support management of necessary resources (budget, content, people, etc.) seasonally and quarterly for the execution of plans.

Key Required Competencies
Strategic Brand Planning: Experience coordinating planning process milestones and deliverables.
Project Management: Experience providing project management support for large scale activations and plans.
Brand Finance: Demonstrated command of budget, vendor management best practices and policy in support of brand teams.
Problem Solving:  Demonstrated ability to identify and solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
Operational Excellence: Demonstrated in depth knowledge of how an integrated brand offense works.
Consumer Knowledge: Passion for and knowledge of the consumer for application to strategy development.

Brand Marketing Project Manager Qualifications
Knowledge of brand processes and structures / GEO and Global.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum six years' experience in a Brand Management, Brand Operations, or Brand Marketing.
Demonstrated ability to interact with senior management in verbal and written communication.
Demonstrated ability to influence others and outcomes without direct authority.
Experience in creative and design-based environments, and event management.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software & Keynote. (Project management software/Airtable reference is a plus).
High attention to detail and ability to keep-up in a fast-paced environment. 

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.