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Marketing Project Manager

Lincolnshire, Illinois
7 Sep 2023

makes the job of ordering supplies easier and more rewarding. While delivering everything from paper, ink and toner to cleaning supplies and technology. Quill showcases exceptional customer service. Quill had proven to be a trusted partner of Staples since being acquired in 1998.

This person will lead the project management of key marketing campaigns, ensuring efficiency and timeliness, and help oversee and optimize the marketing department processes, ensuring operational excellence. This person will play a critical role in providing clarity and momentum to drive key marketing initiatives to fruition in a timely and cohesive manner.

What you'll be doing:

  • Leads cross-functional teams and external partners to drive multiple concurrent projects and to meet our strategic and tactical marketing objectives via web-based project management software.
  • Oversee all aspects of projects including scope, risk, schedule, budget, quality, and communication to stakeholders' fullest satisfaction and in line with Marketing strategy.
  • Responsible for driving cross-functional planning and collaboration on key marketing campaigns or agency initiatives, ensuring connectivity across all channels (sem, seo, social, site, etc.) or the Agency and with multiple partners (merchandising, external agencies, etc.).
  • Create and execute project plans and revise as appropriate to meet continuously changing needs and requirements. Holds cross-functional teams and external partners accountable to deadlines and priorities.
  • Lead internal and external status meetings effectively; prepare agendas, capture, store and distribute meeting notes.
  • Evaluate new work requests, access scope and identify resources needed, assign individual responsibilities, schedule action items and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Provide regular updates and progress reports to marketing leadership.
  • Act as point of escalation internally and with partners for all issues, reports, and change orders to marketing projects.
  • Review all work before delivering to stakeholders; coordinate internal reviews and implement related QA efforts.
  • Keep track of lessons learned and share with internal team members.
  • Lead and/or participate in brainstorming sessions to develop strategic/creative thinking for projects.
  • Determine needed improvement to internal and external processes and implement across functional teams and external partners as needed.
  • Lead development of decks, meetings and presentations as needed.

What you bring to the table:

  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills who can work independently and collaboratively on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • High attention to detail with excellent organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and use time management skills.
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Strong problem solver who knows how to ask the right questions, build hypotheses, and prove or disprove with data insights.
  • Very strong analytical and quantitative skills with a demonstrated ability to interpret and leverage data to drive decision making.
  • You adjust easily to the constantly evolving needs of a company in growth mode.
  • You thrive on giving and receiving constructive feedback in service of doing great work.
  • Genuine passion for marketing, project management, and innovation in your area of expertise.

What's needed- Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience leading digital marketing projects within an interactive advertising or digital marketing agency environment, or as a PM for a marketing department at a large online retailer.
  • A good understanding of, or experience with, Search Engine Optimization, PPC, web channels, display, social media, direct mail, and email marketing
  • Skilled at managing digital marketing projects from inception to completion, on time, on budget and to high standards while working in a dynamic, fast-paced, environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and handle a range of projects simultaneously.
  • Possess understanding of basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and ability to make informed decisions accordingly.
  • Proficient in all aspects of project management process groups (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring / controlling, closing).
  • Proficient in Adobe Analytics and/or G4
  • Proficient with Jira

What's needed- Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in marketing, advertising or communications
  • Basic HTML knowledge is beneficial
  • PMP, PRINCE2, PMI-ACP, or CSP certification preferred

We Offer:

  • Hybrid work schedule: 3 days onsite and 2 days per week remote
  • Inclusive culture with associate-led Business Resource Groups
  • Flexible PTO (22 days) and Holiday Schedule (7 observed paid holidays)
  • Online and Retail Discounts, Company Match 401(k), Physical and Mental Health Wellness programs, and more perks and benefits
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  • Job Reference: 1108271222-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Quill
  • Location: Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application