Creative Project Manager

| Atlanta, GA
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Creative Project Manager

Description

Creative Project Manager

Reports to: Brand Creative Manager

Georgia Power is seeking a Creative Project Manager to join our Brand Creative Team. The Creative Project Manager will gather requirements, manage production and ensure accurate delivery of internal and executive client requests and is expected to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of communication and brand collateral.

The Creative Project Manager will focus primarily on graphic design requests and must exhibit outstanding project management and client communication skills in achieving the highest possible standards in client service. An understanding of design principals, processes, and tools (Adobe Creative Suite) is helpful. Additionally, the Creative Services Project Manager will be expected to keep our project management tool (Lytho) up to date daily.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains solid client relationships; encourages a collaborative approach with departmental team members
  • Assists in writing creative briefs on complex projects and interprets them for project teams
  • Negotiates timelines and budgets and ensures that all deadlines are maintained
  • Reviews client change requests and responds with schedule/cost impacts along with alternatives
  • Oversees activities in managing workflow, project planning and creative reviews
  • Recommends the effective reuse of existing materials where appropriate, to minimize client costs
  • Collaborates on creative development and direction with client, design and production teams
  • Manages expectations with clients and departmental teams.
  • Represents the interests of the client in interactions with project teams
  • Ensures all branding guidelines are followed to the letter on their assigned projects
  • Leverages knowledge and understanding of graphic design to facilitate effective communication between client and departmental teams.
  • Work with outside vendors (agency partners, freelance designers, printers) effectively.
  • Serve as an active participant in department crisis communications preparations and activities (storms, emergencies, etc)
  • Participate in Corporate Communication department meetings and serve on work teams as requested.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably in marketing, communication, journalism, advertising or business
  • Minimum of 3 years professional-level experience in a project management role either in an external or internal agency
  • Agency or in-house creative team project management experience required including photo and video, web/digital and design projects.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of the creative process
  • Ability to lead cross-functional projects from concept to delivery
  • Operates effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Resourceful and solution oriented
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized and ability to multitask effectively
  • Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations
  • Strong understanding of energy/utility industry is a plus
  • Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment

Disclaimer:

This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).

Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com .

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Communications & External Affairs

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to): No

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2009014

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