Project Manager - Marketing & Creative Team

Glen Raven, Inc.

Glen Raven, Inc. is a global specialty fabric company located in North Carolina. We enhance life for global consumers with the world's most innovative fabric-based, market-driven solutions.

https://www.glenraven.com


Position Details

Project Manager - Marketing & Creative Team
Job
Full-time
5/10/2018
The Triangle
Burlington, NC

Plan, budget, manage and document all aspects of assigned marketing projects. Work closely with other corporate functions and outside vendors to ensure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule, within budget and brought to completion.

This is an opportunity for a dynamic project manager to join a growing team with innovative evolving brands. You will have an opportunity to work with a variety of product lines that service multiple industries, such as the Sunbrella brand which is a leader in performance fabrics. We create and produce beautiful, durable designer fabric for indoor and outdoor upholstery.

Additionally, Sunbrella designs and produces fabric for the shade, window, marine and other markets. Fabric is our specialty. Our Trivantage division, a distribution arm, offers superior brands that include Sunbrella, Phifer, Serge Ferrari, Herculite, and others. Our technical division creates and produces innovate technical solutions fora variety of industries such as: protective work wear, automotive headliner, water filtration, geosynthetics, and military. Enjoy working in a diversely creative environment while growing your career.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage marketing projects from origination to completion utilizing Project Management Software. 
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, managing and providing solutions on multi-faceted projects, campaigns and/or product launches. 
  • Establish, manage and report project budgets and ROI. 
  • Works closely with internal Creative Department, Marketing Managers, Commercial Sales Managers, Design Leads, and Upper Management to understand and relate market-specific strategies, goals and objectives to all projects. 
  • Responsible for coordinating both internal and external resources.

Experience:

  • 5+ years professional experience in Business and/or Marketing with focus on project management responsibilities. 
  • Prior experience in a corporate brand environment or working through agency marketing platforms is strongly desired. 
  • Industry related manufacturing environment experience in furniture, shade, marine, window, OEM, major retail, healthcare, hospitality, A&D audience or Textile design/manufacturing strongly desired.

Key Skills:

  • Prior experience working in a marketing or agency department. 
  • Understanding of creative workflows 
  • Project Management background and experience 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Self-motivated 
  • Detailed oriented, timeline savvy and efficient. 
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines 
  • Analytical mindset with ability to solve problems 
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work closely with Marketing, Tradeshow, Creative, Sales, Design teams 
  • Strong collaboration, resourcefulness, critical thinking, budgetary and organizational skills 
  • Advanced computer software proficiency (Office Suite, Project Management Software, Adobe Suite)

Physical:

  • Must be willing and able to travel 5-10% of the time visiting customers, vendors and attending tradeshows.


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