Reports To: Assistant Vice President, Creative Content
FLSA Status/ Level: Exempt / Senior Professional
The Brand Strategy division at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is looking to complement our talented team of designers, writers and artists with a Creative Content Project Manager. This is a chance to help story-tell, shape the brand DNA and design for the largest manufacturing association in the country, which represents many of the most innovative and tech-leading companies in the world—companies such as Pfizer, Nike, Harley-Davidson, Intel, Microsoft and Dow. The ideal candidate understands the power of design and story to change perceptions, empower people and create unique moments that stay with an audience.
As Creative Content Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing creative projects from internal clients, thoughtfully and positively analyzing the project need, managing the project through the creative team workflow, and ensuring deadlines, budget, and project expectations are met.
This individual will report to the assistant vice president of creative content to help us stay organized throughout the creative development process. This position requires a strong and highly proactive individual with expert client communication skills, the ability to stay on top of multiple fast-moving projects simultaneously and excitement for developing breakthrough creative.
Join the NAM and Make an Impact in the Following Ways:
Review and assess incoming creative project requests within our project management platform, Lytho (formerly inMotion)
Communicate clearly and effectively with requesting departments to quickly arrive at a shared understanding of design requirements, project objectives, deadlines and budgets
Ensure adequate project information is provided to the creative team to effectively produce deliverables as specified and minimize the number and extent of necessary revisions
Create and monitor production schedules to ensure on-time delivery of creative assets/products
Coordinate with other departments to provide project updates and schedule/facilitate creative meetings with Assistant VP/designers when needed
Manage and maintain Creative Center resources for the NAM, The Manufacturing Institute and other sub-brands
Source and manage freelance creatives, outside production companies and print vendors
Ensure that all creative output adheres to established style guides to maintain the integrity of the brands
Advise the team on design requirements across all media—web, social media, video, physical production displays and print
Provide analysis of creative team output and help identify areas for process improvement
Organize, manage and update files for process optimization within the creative team
Monitor the competitive landscape to stay abreast of new creative developments and approaches
Reach across disciplines and departments to demonstrate how creative can be used to shape lasting and meaningful relationships with our audiences and drive results
Build strong relationships with team members across all departments through clear and direct communication and being highly attentive to client needs
The above list of responsibilities is representative of the position and is not intended to limit or preclude other responsibilities and tasks that may be associated with or added to the position.
We are looking for Team Players who meet the Following Criteria:
Minimum 1-5 years related experience in creative project management
Exceptional communication, attention to detail and organizational skills
A strategic mindset, with a demonstrated ability to understand clients’ business challenges and deliver creative solutions
Highly collaborative, motivated and proactive with excellent problem-solving skills
Demonstrated understanding of marcom strategies, tactics, and technologies
Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Demonstrated understanding of interactive media production and digital mediums
Understanding and working knowledge of social media
Experience with Lytho (formerly inMotion) or similar creative team project management platforms is a plus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The National Association of Manufacturers is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome and celebrate everyone’s uniqueness here at the NAM. We provide equal opportunities to individuals regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
We also consider qualified applicants with conviction histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. At the NAM, we believe in Second Chances! The NAM is committed to offering equal employment opportunities to ALL. We only require that you have the qualifications, talent and passion to be successful in your role.
The NAM is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Association of Manufacturers requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination from all employees that are headquarters based and/or remote. This is a condition of employment with the NAM but will consider special accommodation for individual circumstances.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation’s most influential advocates for manufacturing. By joining the NAM, you become?part?of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We recognize and reward our staff with competitive pay and annual performance-based bonus programs. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, SmarTrip, and a 401(k) Salary Deferral plan with employer match and contributions, vacation and sick leave, complimentary on-site gym access and healthy snacks in the break room. Become part of a fast-paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation’s most influential advocates for manufacturing. By joining the NAM, you become part of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We recognize and reward our staff with competitive pay and annual performance-based bonus programs. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, SmarTrip, and a 401(k) Salary Deferral plan with employer match and contributions, and ample vacation and sick leave. Become part of a fast-paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing. The Manufacturing Institute is the NAM’s nonprofit workforce development and education partner and is a 501(c)3 that supports the manufacturing industry’s skilled workers. The MI’s mission is to inspire, educate and empower the workforce of today and tomorrow. The MI’s diverse initiatives support all American workers, including emerging workers, women, veterans, and students, through skilled training programs, community building, and career growth.