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PROJECT PLANNER
Location: Princeton, NJ Category: Business Operations and Management
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: US_EN_1_020654_10215926
Posted: July 30,2014 Salary: $20 - $33 Hourly

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Job description

Aids in trafficking, production and fulfillment of print/web work for the Creative services department within Marketing. This individual will work on multiple projects concurrently under tight deadlines and will collaborate with Creative teams and Account Managers to help define project requirements and translate them into actionable tasks. Position requires the ability to interact with internal clients, writers, designers, web technicians and external vendors. This individual must be highly organized, have experience managing multiple schedules, possess excellent communication and diplomacy skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job Duties:

- Oversee the tracking and production schedules for all communications projects
- Work with designers and writers to keep projects on schedule every day
- Alert staff to any potential slip dates in advanced of missed deadlines
- Enter all new projects are entered into the Project Management System within 24 hours of job opening meeting, and remove all closed projects within the same time frame
- Handles the day-to-day activities required to circulate a high volume of collateral materials, including print, audio, video, web and related deliverable s from concept through completion.
- Develops/Manages production schedules using MS Project-based job tracking system and shepherds projects through copy/design development, client approval, print/web production to final delivery
- Documents and archives project work using established project tracking systems
- Reports status and changes on all projects to affected teams
- Keeps creative teams informed of deadlines and changes, distributes information quickly and effectively.
- Keeps a status report for all projects and a daily ‘hot list’ that is used to inform creative department of deadlines for that day
- Assists with coverage for other project planners who are out of the office for various reasons

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Technical Knowledge/Skills:
Microsoft Project Microsoft Office

Education, Certifications or Special Licenses:
An Associates degree in communication or a closely related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and ability can be acquired is necessary

Technical Knowledge/Skills:
Microsoft Project Microsoft Office

2 years of progressively responsible experience in communications

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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