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US_Novi_30001 Cabot Drive
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Novi, United States of America
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Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

The Marketing Project Manager position will play a pivotal role in planning, executing, and overseeing marketing initiatives from inception to completion for the HARMAN Automotive Central Marketing Services Team (CMS). Our team is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented, and collaborative critical thinker who is comfortable managing diverse project timelines across our function. The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating with creative teams, managing timelines, and ensuring the successful delivery of marketing campaigns and assets within budget and on schedule.

What You Will Do

  • Lead end-to-end project management of marketing campaigns, ensuring timely and flawless execution from concept to delivery.

  • Collaborate closely with internal teams, including creative, social, content, events, and digital marketing, to develop cohesive and impactful marketing strategies.

  • Ability to clearly present ideas, challenges, and creative solutions efficiently.

  • Coordinate with external vendors, agencies, and partners to ensure the seamless execution of campaigns and projects.

  • Develop detailed project plans, timelines, and budgets, and track project progress against established milestones, while managing project resources effectively.

  • Act as the main point of contact for marketing campaign managers, providing regular updates on project status, progress, and results.

  • Co-lead, shape and continually optimize creative production processes/workflows.

  • Manage communication and expectations across all stakeholders, ensuring alignment and a shared understanding of project goals.

  • Identify potential risks and challenges and proactively implement solutions to mitigate them.

  • Bring a positive, solution-oriented mindset to tackling problems and help unify and motivate project teams.

What You Need

  • 5+ years’ experience as a project manager, product manager, or producer, preferably at a consultancy or creative agency.

  • Ability to identify, sort through, and plan for interdependent dates and deliverables.

  • The dexterity to drive stakeholders (the internal team, client, agency partners) to deliver on time while maintaining positive relationships across the board.

  • An innate ability to think critically, tackle challenges head-on and problem solve on a daily basis.

  • An instinct to foresee oversights and potential pitfalls before they turn into problems.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams, agencies, and partners.

  • Proficiency in project management software and tools, such as Workfront, or similar platforms.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with a commitment to quality assurance.

  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience from a client service organization

  • Automotive industry experience

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to work in an office in our Novi, MI location (hybrid).

  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class Harman and Samsung products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, AKG, etc.)

  • Extensive training opportunities through our own HARMAN University

  • Competitive wellness benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Access to HARMAN Campus Fitness Center and Cafeteria

  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development

HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.