Creative Project Manager

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
Job Category: Marketing
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Barlett, Illinois
Job ID: 137412
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a dynamic and innovative player in the consumer packaged goods industry, specializing in the food sector, in hiring a Creative Project Manager. They are committed to delivering high-quality products that resonate with consumers' tastes and preferences, and they are seeking talented individuals to join their team and contribute to their success.

This Creative Project Manager will oversee end-to-end management of creative projects for their food products. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in project management, preferably within the consumer packaged goods or food industry. This role is a hybrid position based in the North Western Chicagoland suburbs, with 3 days a week in-office.

Creative Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage the entire lifecycle of creative projects from conception to delivery, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets and quality standards
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including marketing, product development, design and external agencies to drive project success
  • Develop project briefs, timelines and budgets, and communicate expectations to stakeholders
  • Coordinate with internal and external creative teams to develop assets such as packaging designs, marketing collateral and digital content
  • Conduct regular project meetings to track progress, address issues and ensure alignment among team members
  • Proactively identify risks and challenges, and implement effective mitigation strategies to keep projects on track
  • Maintain clear and transparent communication with stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status and milestones
  • Evaluate project performance against key metrics, identify areas for improvement and implement process enhancements as needed

Creative Project Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in project management, preferably in the consumer packaged goods or food industry
  • Strong understanding of creative processes and best practices, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record of delivering projects on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in project management tools such as Asana, Trello or Jira is a plus

If you are a creative and organized individual with a passion for project management and the food industry, we would love to hear from you! Please apply to this Creative Project Manager position today. 

Thank you,

Lizzy Bann
Principal, Marketing Recruiting 
LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.