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Job Title: Senior Project Specialist, Creative Services
Company Name: WALGREENS
Location: Deerfield, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 06/13/2018
Expire Date: 09/24/2018
Job Categories: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations, Healthcare, Other, Retail/Wholesale, Sales, Executive Management, Research & Development
Job Description
Senior Project Specialist, Creative Services
Job Summary

Responsible for managing the creative development, execution, and production workflow for Creative Advertising & Design Services projects.

Job Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements Creative Advertising & Design Services programs to support Walgreens products and services.
  • Works individually or with a team in recommending action, scheduling and planning projects, estimating cost and managing projects to completion. Gathers necessary information, including business goals/objectives, design/messaging information, format specifications, timing, and budget.
  • May identify, evaluate and recommend creative opportunities consistent with business objectives; Provides creative advertising & design services support throughout the organization.
  • Identifies and implements creative strategies and programs in collaboration with business team. Communicates new ideas to manager. Troubleshoots on projects and facilitates resolution on any issues that may jeopardize the timely completion, accuracy and quality of projects.
  • Develops and delivers presentations and provides reports for the business to provide marketing information which may include creative trends, competition, new products, and pricing.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year experience of project management for creative, execution, and production stages of marketing campaigns and projects; OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years experience of project management for creative, execution, and production stages of marketing campaigns and projects.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to various audience levels within an organization.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships within a team.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Project (for example: adding resources to a project, assigning resources to a task, leveling resources across task, assigning costs to a tasks, tracking percent complete, start, and finish dates, and/or viewing progress through the Gantt chart or report).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

  • Master’s degree or MBA and at least 3 years experience of project management for creative, execution, and production stages of marketing campaigns and projects.
  • Experience in identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
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