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Publication or Company New York Life Insurance Company
Job Title Sr. Associate - Creative Service Project Manager
Industry Marketing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements The Creative Services project manager will be working with a team that includes 3-5 designers and art directors, 3-5 copywriters, editors and proofreaders, a creative director, and one other project manager as well as a traffic coordinator and project management developer. We execute a high volume of requests, of all varieties. And we work with offsite agencies and freelance talent in addition to our onsite team. We are seeking a project manager who understands complex project management scenarios, and can help us resolve those scenarios to take us to the next level.

Essential Accountabilities of Project Manager

Client Relationship for Team and Business

* Manage and Lead a team of three within the project management function toward an effective model of project and client management.

* Being able to multi-task and prioritize work load for Clients and Internal Team.

Process Management/Enhancement:

* Identify what needs developing and put forward suggestions for enhancements.

* Be able to outline a timeline of project schedules for deliverables.

* Be able to manage many project schedules together.

Workflow Management:

* Work closely with a traffic coordinator and another project manager to ensure that creative requests from more than 30 business areas are captured, recorded, planned, and moved through relevant workflows to meet all deadlines.

* Have a strong knowledge of printing variables and the ability to troubleshoot issues surrounding color, paper, finishing, and variables specific to offset vs. digital printing.

* Having a good understanding of website production, email marketing campaigns, online advertising technology is a big plus.

* Be able to prioritize projects on a big picture scale, and manage individual tasks on a contributor level as well.

* A portfolio of past project management experience is required for consideration. Please include examples of how you managed processes, your reporting techniques, and systems experience.

Functional Knowledge:

* Five plus years of relevant experience in Marketing within Insurance /Finance Industry preferred

* Bachelors degree required

* Have a thorough understanding of advertising issues for print ads (magazine, newspaper), billboards, and digital advertising.

* Understand the nuances between types of requests: Be able to have a meaningful conversation with internal clients about what is really needed and how long it might take.

* Have a good understanding of design and design systems. It helps to work with project managers who understand how and why brands evolve.
About Our Company Our mission is to provide financial security and peace of mind through our insurance, annuity and investment products and services.

By continuing to be a mutual company, we are uniquely aligned with our customers.

By maintaining superior financial strength, we protect their future.

By acting with integrity and humanity, we earn their trust and loyalty.

Every decision we make, every action we take has one overriding purpose:
To be here when our customers need us.

That's why we call ourselves The Company You Keep.
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