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Specialist, Project Management

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Job ID: 11162
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: Apr 4, 2023

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Position Summary: Project Management Specialist

The Project Management Specialist is responsible for overseeing the planning, execution and trafficking of marketing deliverables in support of monthly promotional plans as assigned by Project Management leadership. The Project Management Specialist ensures that every step and process is handled seamlessly, documented, holds the source of truth for each project and delivers within scope, budget and on time. Project types include promotional campaigns, tentpole events, and other advertising efforts.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

· Review requests for assigned campaigns/deliverables to ensure all information needed to complete work if provided, alert stakeholders to all dependencies and potential risks; schedule all phases/tasks/milestones according to established SLAs.

· Monitor all assigned deliverable due dates, communicate statuses regularly to stakeholders.

· Track approval process: posting in proofing tool, gather feedback, obtain approvals, deliver files.

· Attend and communicate job statuses in campaign meetings.

· Use workflow management system to track projects and record all decisions, direction, and bottlenecks.

· Oversee additional special projects (branding updates, tactical experimentation, etc) when required.

· Process invoices.

· Additional duties as assigned

To join our band, you'll need the following experience:

· Basic project management experience, ideally in marketing or the equivalent

· Experience working within Project Management Tools (e.g. JIRA, Base Camp, Quickbase, Workfront, Wrike, etc)

· Demonstrated understanding of managing/trafficking various types of marketing deliverables (e.g. Print, Web Development, Email, Video/Audio spots, Social Media Campaigns)

· Scheduling, managing timelines, and multi tasking

About Guitar Center

The Guitar Center Company embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. Our mission is to develop and nurture lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the joy that comes from creating music. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.

The Guitar Center Company operates through several business divisions. Guitar Center is the world's largest retailer of guitars, amplifiers, drums, keyboards, recording, live sound, DJ, and lighting equipment, with more than 290 stores across the United States.  2014 marked the milestone 50th anniversary of the Guitar Center Company as the organization continues to help people make music from coast to coast.   

E-Commerce brands Guitar Center, Musician's Friend and WWBW offer online sales of a broad selection of music products. The Music & Arts division operates more than 220 stores specializing in band & orchestral instruments for sale and rental, serving teachers, band directors, college professors, and students since 1952. AVDG and GCPro headline the enterprise audio-visual integration business, delivering a best-in-class commercial and residential customer experience.

Why Guitar Center? Here’s just some of the rewards:

For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave—take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.

Pay Rate: $50,000- $65,600/yr depending on background and experience. 

The job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on actual experience, education, and other factors. The pay range(s) listed are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

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Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to [email protected] opens an email client applicationopens an email client application.

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