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Project Manager

at Advantage Solutions

Posted: 8/11/2019
Job Reference #: 226924

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Austin
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Austin
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    TX
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2019-226924
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Marketing (Corporate): Integrated Marketing, Experiential Marketing
  • Summary

    Project Manager

    At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a dynamic and talented Project Manager position offers direct project involvement and collaborative work with field-based account teams and internal operations staff via email and in-person in a results-driven, fun and dynamic group/team based corporate culture. The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of projects from conception to completion with specified deliverables.

    This position requires strong organizational skills and ability to work on many tasks in parallel. The project manager will own the project execution, be responsible for the project schedule, overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.

    Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

    What we offer:

    • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Training and Career Development
    • Generous Paid Time-Off

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead the planning and implementation of the project; Plan and schedule project timelines
    • Define project tasks and resource requirements.
    • Assemble and coordinate project staff and provide direction and support to project team & quality assurance.
    • Schedule and facilitate key project meetings – conduct team status meetings and team status schedule.
    • Enforce the use of company data programs such as Proof HQ and InTrack3.

    Qualifications:

    • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required; Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Marketing/Communications is preferred
    • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet usage

    Responsibilities

    The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

    Position Summary

    The Project Manager position offers direct project involvement and collaborative work with various teams and internal operations staff via email and in-person in a results-driven, fun and dynamic group/team based corporate culture. The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of projects from conception to completion with specified deliverables.

    This position requires strong organizational skills and ability to work on many tasks in parallel. The project manager will own the project execution, be responsible for the project schedule, overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead the planning and implementation of project
    • Define project tasks and resource requirements
    • Assemble and coordinate project staff and provide direction and support to project team & quality assurance
    • Plan and schedule project timelines
    • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
    • Schedule and facilitate key project meetings – conduct team status meetings and team status schedule.
    • Route materials to approving departments
    • Enforce the use of company data programs such as Proof HQ and InTrack3

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    Direct Reports

    This position may have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

    Indirect Reports

    May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education Level: (Required): Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

    (Preferred): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

    Field of Study/Area of Experience: Marketing / Communications

    Skills, Knowledge and

    • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Strong prioritization skills
    • Decision making skills
    • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment
    • Ability to work effectively with management
    • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Flexible and adaptable, able to change and alter according to changes in projects or business environment
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
    • Basic computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet usage

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

    Office / Non-Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: stand for extended periods of time, walk, bend, stoop, or climb. May have possible exposure to dust, and may require the ability to lift and/or push up to 50 pounds 33% - 66% of the time.

    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

    The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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