RR Donnelley Creative Services Project Manager - In-Store Marketing in St Charles, Illinois

Creative Services Project Manager - In-Store Marketing

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Job Description

This position manages Retail Display production workflow by determining project scope, and working collaboratively with Sales, Clients and Production teams. The ideal candidate can coordinate creative projects and maintain an informed, efficient communications with Sales and the Client. This includes managing project workflow, developing and maintaining production schedules and keeping all key stakeholders informed as to project status. The Creative Project Manager will work closely with Creative Directors and Graphic/Structural Design teams, and Estimating team to ensure projects are completed on time. The Creative Project Manager should have an understanding of the products and services associated with retail and In-Store Marketing solutions.

  • Develop and manage project plans for multiple projects with competing priorities to deliver on time and on spec.

  • Identify conflicts, risks, delays or other situations and work to resolve matters to maintain schedules.

  • Anticipate sales / client needs and articulate them back to the design team.

  • Serve as a liaison between Design Teams and Estimating

  • Prepare and provide tracking, reporting and sales presentations to teams and leadership.

  • Identify, promote, and proliferate solutions that meet and exceed client communications service requirements. Take initiative to decipher client or design team concerns and develop a plan to resolve.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years previous traffic/project management experience

  • 2+ years of design or print industry experience (or a relevant college degree); and/or,

  • 2+ years of account management experience in a creative services field. Retail experience a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Must be highly organized with a strong attention to detail with experience in a fast paced, deadline driven work environment

  • Self-starter attitude

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office- PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

Job Location

St Charles, Illinois, United States

Position Type


Employee Referral Bonus eligible