• Creative Project Management (Contractor)

    ID
    2019-7864
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Creative Project Management (Contractor)
    San Francisco, CA

     

    At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here.

     

    Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day
    The Marketing and Communications group provides the tools, resources and guidance to support our bankers and wealth managers in growing existing client relationships and building new ones. We serve as a strategic partner to our stakeholders in helping to maintain a best-in-class Net Promoter Score through safeguarding and promoting our brand of exceptional client service.

     

    First Republic is looking for an experienced Project Manager to support our internal creative services.

    Supporting the internal creative services team, the Creative Project Manager is responsible for the scheduling, overseeing and monitoring of creative project workflows. He/She will create schedules from start to completion for creative projects and serve as a go-between with internal Marketing Managers and other departments, and the internal creative team.

    She/He must have the ability to juggle multiple projects concurrently under tight deadlines. Be able to foresee scheduling conflicts and take quick action when schedules get compressed or delayed. She/He will need to creatively manage schedules and resources as well as collaborate closely with all team members.

    The Project Manager needs to be firm yet flexible to meet the ever-changing client demands as well as being personable, always seeking to ensure timely delivery of all projects. He/She is a problem solver, is highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, and open-minded, and exhibits a high level of initiative.

    Responsibilities

    What you'll do as a Creative Project Management (Contractor):

    • Manage all aspects of creative requests initiated by Marketing Managers.
    • Create project timelines and tasks.
    • Ensure appropriate required information and assets are gathered for the project.
    • Evaluate requests to ensure the objective is on-brand and meets current business goals – must be comfortable suggesting ideas to enhance the overall project.
    • Review staffing calendar with Creative Managers to ensure team availability fits project timeline, and assign creative teams.
    • Assign tasks and check the status of outstanding tasks.
    • Manage print production and merchandising requests as needed.
    • Participate in daily and weekly meetings to go over items/tasks assigned ensure projects are on track.
    • Manage and work with external vendors and creative agencies.
    • Communicate any issues with the creative team and Brand Manager.
    • Manage special requests, events, etc. as needed.
    • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities or as assigned by supervisor.
    • Participate in the development of department policies and/or procedures and assist with client specific projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    What skills you will use:

    • Excellent project management and organizational skills
    • Excellent client relationship management skills
    • Experience working with an internal creative team, managing creative projects for print, digital and social media
    • Experience managing digital projects – involving UX, development and QA, prior experience with ADA accessibility is a plus
    • Experienced in Workfront or any creative project management tool similar to Workfront
    • Financial Services industry experience a plus

    Physical/Mental Requirements: 

    • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
    • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
    • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
    • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
    • Must be able to travel in a limited capacity.

    Own your work and your career — apply now
    Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.

     

    We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.

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