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Marketing Project Manager

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Anixter Inc

Glenview, IL

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Marketing Project Manager




Job #674081493

Marketing Project Manager

Date Posted5/25/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-~~~

Job Description


Create timelinesand budgets for all global internal and external marketing deliverablese.g. videos, web pages, collateral, newsletters, email campaigns,PowerPoints, events, etc. in a fast paced, high volume environment(approx.3,000 projects annually).Candidate will also need to support the global Communications teamas well as other segments and functional departments with ad-hoc projects

For each marketingproject, candidate will need to create workflows and assignments in theWrike Project Management tool and follow the item through conceptdevelopment, production/design, final approvals, launch and translationsprocess to ensure client’s project requirements and deadlines are met

General project managementtasks include project managing and tracking marketing programs that are30-60-90 days out; setting up weekly touch point meetings; creating daily,weekly, monthly dash boards; following up daily to ensure deadlines aremet; setting up appropriate kick off meetings for strategic projects

Be the main pointof contact for our Wrike Project Management tool, train new users andgroups on the system and work to continually improve our processes ofworking within the system

Collaborate withour lead designer on communicating and allocating project requirements anddeadlines to designers

Communicates withothers: Provides information to others both internal and external to theorganization; represents the organization to customers and other externalsources.

Monitor andControl Project Work: Measure project performance using our Wrike projectmanagement tool in order to monitor the progress of the project, identifyand quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, andcommunicate to all stakeholders.

Manage Change toScope: Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and projectcosts using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep theproject plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized projectchanges as defined in the change management plan and facilitate customeracceptance.


The idealcandidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a background incommunications, marketing or journalism with background working in aProject Management Office(PMO) or in the project management space

PMP certificationhighly desired

Knowledge of WrikeProject Management Tool a plus but not required. Willingness to learn andembrace the program is a must.

Minimum five yearsof relevant experience managing creative content at the corporate oragency level is required. Experience in a fast-paced, high-volume agencyenvironment or marketing environment would make this candidate stand out.Printing background and familiarity with Indesign, Hubspot, would be aplus. This varied role will require the successful candidate to be aproven team player with a “can-do” attitude and excellent communicationskills.

Being aself-starter by nature, this person will possess effective organizationand project management skills, and be able to multitask in a fast-pacedenvironment while being flexible, adaptable and responsive to shiftingpriorities.

This person willneed to be able to work independently, but also work very well within ateam environment.

Strongcommunication skills. Strong interpersonal skills to support teambuilding: Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation amongteam members.

Ability toadvocate a creative atmosphere, facilitates entrepreneurial meetings, andenvisions a final product and overall market acceptance early in thedesign and/or development process.

Ability toestablish alliances with other departments and organizations byrecognizing dependencies in order to assess potential partnership andcommitment to the program.

Ability to identifyproject risks by defining risk strategies and developing the riskmanagement plan in order to reduce uncertainty throughout the projectlifecycle


Experience inInDesign, HubSpot is a strong plus

Working knowledgeof Microsoft Project, MS Office

Knowledge or WrikeProject Management a plus

PhysicalWork Conditions

Office workenvironment

% travel –Dependent on project assignment


No Relocationprovided. Local candidates only.

Company Information


is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and

security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our

high-performing team works closely with customers to better understand their

business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing

decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards.

Work Environment

Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the

beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed

dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained

constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. We give you

the knowledge, tools and supports required to succeed. If you have the drive

and focus to success we will help you become the best in our industry.

Anixter offers competitive salary and a bonus program to

reward your results. We are known for our exceptional training and on-going

development programs to support your career growth. We provide our employees excellent

benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, paid vacation

that increases over time, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority/ Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform workin an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupMarketing


Updated 05/26/2018

Company info

Anixter Inc
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Company Profile
From a small family loan of $10,000 in 1957 to a global company with more than 8,200 employees in over 50 countries, Anixter has been redefining the distribution of wire and cable for more than 50 years. When Anixter wrote the Blue Book in 1968, it reached more than $10 million in sales and had 700 employees. By 1980, Anixter had more than 2,000 employees and added locations in Canada and the United Kingdom. As the millennium drew to a close, Anixter doubled its workforce, topped $1 billion in sales and had locations in Latin America, Asia and the South Pacific. In the first decade of the 2000s, Anixter achieved $6 billion in sales, had more than 8,200 employees and served markets as diverse as fasteners, physical security and data communications. For a company that speaks 30 languages and has more than 100,000 customers worldwide, Anixter has grown remarkably from the first day Alan and Bill Anixter started to cut wire to length with the help of their mother's loan.

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