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Creative Project Manager
Lake Bluff, IL  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on May 29, 2023
Job Id #63218 Posted May 24, 2023

  • The Creative Project Manager is responsible for the business relationship with key business units as assigned and managing the creative workflow of marketing collateral as assigned.
  • This individual collaborates with communications colleagues who represent Marketing Communications, Digital, Events, Public Affairs, Internal and External Communications and Brand.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Develop timelines and monitor schedules in project management system.
  • Liaison between appropriate Creative team functions, including account managers, creative subject matter experts (graphic and motion designers, video editors), proofreading and copywriting to ensure projects are kept on schedule and project statuses are updated and communicated to project team members on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate with graphic and motion designers on project specifications, final distribution, and asset management.
  • Proofread to ensure all edits and comments are addressed and completed correctly on designed material.
  • Work with the team to develop cost and timeline estimates for projects and ensure the project stays on schedule and on budget per customer-approved estimate.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with external suppliers to procure products and services in support of project deliverables.
  • Creative agency experience required; creative agency experience within a health care setting desired Communications, Advertising, or Marketing Agency experience is beneficial.
  • Strong proofreading skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with colleagues on projects that are for different geographies, including U.S., Europe and Asia.
  • Comprehensive personal computer skills including demonstrated spreadsheet, word processing and database management capabilities are required.
  • Experience working with project management tools and software.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes, and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (± 3-5 years) in Communications, Project Management or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 2+ years of agency or corporate experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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