Job Description :
Need MARKETING PROJECT SPECIALIST
Location: Chicago, IL
Duration: 6 months Contract
Rate: Open on 1099 or w2 all inc

Description
The Marketing Project Specialist is a member of the Brand Marketing team to help manage/support project execution of critical business initiatives.
THE WORK YOU’LL DO »
Leadership of tactical project execution
Manage key product/process management systems and ownership of data entry/accuracy in support of key projects including renovation, innovation and cost savings initiatives
Responsible for data entry and accuracy for implementation of key projects
Act as a primary resource to analyze and follow through with cross-functionals to update or correct their data content
Liaison to project management system business partners on systems management, maintenance and enhancements
Opportunity to lead smaller cost savings or quality improvement project initiatives
Support the development of business objectives and marketing plans for assigned brand/categories, reflecting overall corporate goals
Support the seamless execution of marketing plans to deliver against brand, financial and share objectives
Qualifications

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE »
1-2 years of experience Program / Project Management experience is preferred

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES »
Detail oriented with strong organization skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong collaborator with ability to work with cross functional teams in an matrix organization
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment
Software applications experience in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint are required
Experience in project management systems are preferred
EDUCATION AND TRAINING »
A BS/BA in business, marketing, or related field is