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Project Manager - Corporate Communications
Ref No.: 18-09184
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Title: Project Manager - Corporate Communications
Job Company: Pharma
Job Location: Cambridge, MA
Job Duration: 6+ mos contract

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Director, Corporate Brand and Creative, the Corporate Communications Project Manager plays a critical role on COMPANY'S Corporate Communications team.

The Corporate Communications Project Manager is responsible for managing a wide variety of Corporate Communications projects with varying levels of complexity and collaborating with a cross-functional group of internal stakeholders and external agency partners and vendors. You will be responsible for managing projects that include digital/websites, written content, video, social media, print/collateral, advertising, conferences/meetings booths, internal events and more, ensuring progress against deliverables and that deadlines are met and that the highest quality of output is achieved.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a master calendar/tracker of projects and creative deliverables
  • Work with the Director, Corporate Brand and Creative to prioritize work for internal and external design, writing, and development resources
  • Track internal and external resource progress against deliverables
  • Capture progress updates and project-related decisions in notes to distribute to various parties
  • Consolidate internal feedback from multiple stakeholders for internal and/or external project-related resources
  • Participate in regular Creative Team meetings, presenting project status and key upcoming dates
  • Help the Director define requirements and identify resources for projects
  • Route creative deliverables for internal review and approvals, to stakeholders in Medical, Legal, Regulatory, senior management and more
  • Track the progress of creative in review and approval, and facilitate reviews/approvals to ensure project schedules are kept
  • Coordinate logistics for internal and external photo and video shoots with multiple, complex moving parts (large numbers of people, dates, locations, etc)
  • Partner with PR, IR, Design, Internal Communications, HR, Meetings & Events, Commercial and other groups
  • Work directly with agencies and vendors including the digital agency, media agency, PR agency, video production company, photographers, print vendors and various freelancers
  • Assist the Director with financial tasks including securing estimates from vendors and management of statements of work, purchase requisitions, purchase orders and vendor invoices as well as tracking for budget reviews

Desired Skills:
  • 3+ years solid project management experience in a Corporate Communications department, advertising agency or similar environment
  • Proactive, critical thinker with strong communication (written, verbal, presentation) skills
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project)
  • Ability to proof-read/edit
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Experience managing website projects required
  • Experience with print/collateral production preferred
  • Ability to travel (less than 10%)

Education:
BA/BS degree or equivalent