Project Manager, Marketing - 5814

Project Description

Contribute to the largest strategy-first team in the Northwest driving brand strategy, creative strategy, naming and creative. Our clients are exciting and innovative: from enterprise to start-ups, from tech to packaged goods to manufacturing. You will inspire teams and client executives to develop or invigorate some of the leading west coast brands. Curiosity, passion, and unrelenting drive in bringing strategy to life across a wide spectrum of business scenarios is a must. The successful candidate will be committed to reaching for excellence in big thinking and in every detail, while embodying passion for life and laughter.


  • Collaboration with strategy team in delivering highest level workflow communications to enterprise client
  • Manages master schedule and individual project schedules for high volume naming and strategy project while communicating with clients and stakeholders regularly, proactively, and flawlessly; includes initiating contact and scheduling individuals on client side and at Northbound on a regular basis
  • Works with AD to facilitate quick identification and scheduling of key stakeholders within large enterprise
  • Build and reinforce positive client engagement through thoughtful, proactive and flawless communications execution for the duration of the project
  • Manages client meeting cadence and agenda including set up and ensuring technology is working, presentations decks are up, and running, and next steps and notes are documented for internal and client teams
  • Provides timelines and notes for approval processes to client project team; provides consistency in communications flow between client and our team
  • Escalates communications, when necessary, within Northbound team and client
  • Works across the Northbound strategy team and provides eyes and ears to keep the team operating seamlessly
  • Charts internal and external processes with internal and client teams, discusses workflow options and achieves alignments before work progresses too far
  • Working with AD, ensure work maps to brief and stays on schedule and budget, proactively communicates any watchouts
  • Allocate work among team members and provide guidance regularly ? Work daily within Microsoft’s Azure DevOps (ADO) Ticketing System, tracking and maintaining Naming Tickets

Skills and traits to help the consultant in this role to be successful:

  • Highly organized with attention to detail, ability to multi-task on multiple workstreams including immediate projects while maintaining a long-term view
  • Ability to think critically, quickly; comfort in speaking up, even when you don’t have the answer ? Problem-solving attitude, looks for new ways around a problem and faces challenges with curiosity and an open mind
  • Comfortable, experienced and seeks direct relationship with clients; understands when to listen and seeks opportunities to speak up and present
  • Strong and persuasive communication and relationship building skills (via email and in person), must be able to communicate effectively and positively with clients who have varying degrees of knowledge and understanding of the approved process
  • Team player who thrives on collaboration ? Exceptional writing skills – both grammatically and creatively
  • Thrives in variety, including different levels of clients, different types of brands and sizes of companies
  • Calm and collected under pressure with ability to act thoughtfully ? Strong technical and computer skills
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, ability to turn emails around within 24hrs

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • 6-10 years working within branding or marketing, contributing and honing project management skills within a corporate, agency or business consulting environment
  • 8 + years working within an agency environment as a creative or account service project manager
  • Educational background consistent with the required skills

About Simplicity  

From strategy to execution, Simplicity Consulting is the preferred marketing and business consultancy for the new world of work. We help companies accelerate growth, add a fresh perspective, and increase capacity—at the speed of business—with access to our curated community of marketing, communications, and business operations experts.

Simplicity is a five-time Inc. 5000 honoree as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and has been recognized as one of Washington’s largest women-owned companies by Puget Sound Business Journal. Female-founded and -run, we’re committed to helping everyone thrive in today’s workplace.

Equal opportunity employer  

Simplicity is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and supportive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


  • Health: Medical (HSA or PPO) and Vision
  • Voluntary Insurances: Dental, Disability, Life, and AD&D
  • 401K with employer match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid holidays
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