Allstate

Senior Integrated Creative Project Manager

Posted on Feb 24 7 views Chicago, IL


The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Description

The senior integrated creative project manager will be responsible for managing workflow of large scale and highly complex creative projects for Allstate’s Creative Agency- which includes the Allstate Creative and UX Center of Excellence (Cr/UX COE). Partnering with several areas of responsibility throughout the company, this role will manage workflow, design, optimization and hands-on implementation of Allstate Creative Agency procedures on a per-project basis. This role will project manage a variety of creative projects, from digital experience and UX to print to outdoor, digital products/services and multimedia campaigns.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage multiple creative projects from end-to-end, including oversight and tracking of per-project budgets, timelines, schedules, daily hot sheets, meeting debriefs, status report updates, document sharing, updates.
  • Prioritizes multiple project workflows, ensuring assigned projects move seamlessly from assignment to delivery and archive, by deliverable/channel/tactic
  • Utilizes best project management processes to move work through the system, from request to delivery
  • Set clear expectations on creative timeline/deliverables for marketing partners, mitigating risks and roadblocks-working to find solutions
  • Adjusts and communicates changes to timeline and schedule when scope, deliverables, expectations, deadlines, resources, or other variables change throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Leads and influences the best timeline to protect the creative process, product and resources of the Allstate Creative Agency while ensuring seamless, on time, on budget on brief deliverables for project requestors.
  • Connects disparate teams together in service of painting the overall project picture and moving work forward
  • Driver of and high-touch user of Project Management tools (Wrike) inputting, tracking and communicating project data from request to delivery
  • Champions creative process, quality, resources and integrity of work
Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience
    PMP Certification, Project Management Certificate a plus
  • Leads important and high-visibility, high-level projects
  • Manage Allstate Creative Agency resources’ schedules and workloads alongside creative leads, and colleagues in PMO
  • Identifies gaps and opportunities, in timelines, deliverables, resources, expectations, scopes, schedules, etc., pivoting and steering the team when needed and in the best interest in the creative product.
  • Balance timelines and ensure assigned creative projects move seamlessly from assignment to delivery and archive.
  • Provides strategic time management planning and able to course correct/pivot when creative deliverables, scope, and other variables change.
  • Maintain status and knowledge of ongoing projects in the creative department
  • Experience working with automated agency workflow systems (Wrike or similar).
Compensation Data

The minimum salary for this position is $75,900. The salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.


 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

 

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