Marketing Project Manager

Novato, California | Freelance | Job ID #49021 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Project Manager with a growing eyewear company! Specific responsibilities will include the following:


  • Helping to track and facilitate the many projects within our in-house studio, including print, video and digital ads which will run across all critical social and online channels.
  • Managing priorities set by team leads and coordinate efforts to achieve those priorities, on-time, and on budget.
  • Determining project schedules, ensuring compliance of legal and branding elements.
  • Maintaining a project database and documentation.
  • Managing Basecamp tasks and conversations.
  • Project coordination/tracking of jobs via Basecamp, JIRA, and other collaboration tools.
  • Provide a project schedule/calendar to identify when each task will be performed.
  • Assigning creative resources by the project to ensure a balanced and productive workflow.
  • Tracking revisions, reviewing art files, getting necessary elements to vendors/internal teams, calendaring of jobs, deadlines, and resources.
  • Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with team leaders to set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables, provide timely feedback, information and direction to internal and external teams while diplomatically managing expectations.
  • Collaborate with team leaders to ensure expectations are managed about scope, progress, schedule, and budget.
  • Maintain file archive/job numbers of all work within the internal system.
  • Communicate creative comments and rationale, approvals, exceptions, and status.
  • Verify audio, video and design specs and ensure compliance.
  • Compile comments from other reviewers and prepare one comprehensive feedback in one communication.
  • Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to team leads.
  • Seek to clarify or confirm accuracy and understanding of individual's request/message.


  • 5-10 years of relevant experience as a project manager, with a proven ability to effectively meet deliverable expectations and deadlines for marketing deliverables.
  • Strong in digital covering social media, static banners, email, websites, landing pages projects.
  • Previous experience with operational workflows that require managing tracking documentation.
  • Background in project management for any of the following preferred: video production, design or marketing/advertising agency.
  • Able to demonstrated ability to think innovatively connecting the dots when others cannot.
  • Able to organize, summarize, clarify and communicate ideas directly, succinctly and accurately.
  • Pragmatic, Organized and Detailed: Has the tremendous capacity to both think and “do” in a very “hands on” role, adding value at different levels.
  • Independent thinker willing and able to express/support a point of view.
  • Self-motivated and enjoys having multiple projects going at once.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V