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Inspire Brands Project Manager Assistant - Dunkin' in Canton, Massachusetts

The Dunkin’ Marketing team is looking for a Boston-based Project Manager Assistant passionate about problem-solving, coffee, and donuts. This person will manage the development and implementation of multiple integrated marketing communication projects from start to finish across consumer touchpoints: out-of-store, in-app, and in-store; as well as supporting process behind the National launch of products. Deep knowledge of all phases of the creative process, outstanding organizational skills, and effective communication skills are must-haves for this role. The ideal candidate exudes positivity, isn’t afraid to share ideas, is highly organized and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and manage the entire creative project lifecycle from briefing to final delivery: planning, scope changes, creative development/versioning, approvals, material delivery/distribution, and postmortem/wrap

  • Daily partner management working with team members, key partners (internally and externally) to define project scope, including timeline, resources, project hours and any internal/external costs

  • Own, drive and facilitate creative project-related meetings (kick-offs, status, internal/business partner reviews, approvals etc.), and communicate action/next steps, share recaps with team members accordingly from those meetings

  • Route creative for approval to appropriate stakeholders, keeping track of multiple, and sometimes conflicting, pieces of feedback. Integrating this information seamlessly into the creative development and production workflow

  • Manage, organize, and distribute all project information and documentation, including creative briefs, strategy briefs, status reports, deliverables lists and post-project reports (if needed)

  • Build strong working relationships with business partners and serve as the liaison between internal and external partners, setting project expectations and consistently communication progress; able to identify issues early on and suggest workable solutions

  • Collaborate with creative team to ensure projects are scoped out and resourced accordingly to meet timelines for file delivery to business partners

  • Ensure all deliverables are meeting business partner expectations, including adherence to established timelines / guidelines and budgets

  • Build out and support the timelines behind the National launch of products

  • Maintain and track internal and Franchisee check in meetings

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4-Year Degree in Marketing, Communications or Similar

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIES

  • 3+ years of creative/advertising marketing experience

  • Experience working in house or agency side, familiar with navigating through matrixed eco-systems dealing with multiple business partners and layered approvals

  • Organized, detailed-oriented, and skilled in time-management

  • Superb verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable with straightforward, candid, and thoughtful communication with different types of people

  • Effective problem-solving skills

  • Proactively looking to problem solve & improve processes

  • Exhibiting a calm, steady demeanor when handling change

  • Inquisitive and curious natured

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

From chefs who create exciting new flavors to crew members who know exactly how you want your drink – we strive to keep our guests at their best here at Dunkin’. That’s what America runs on. Come run with us!

Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, BaskinRobbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.

We’re made up of some of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands, but we’re much more than just a restaurant company. We’re a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the

way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple—it’s an experience. At Inspire, that’s our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences

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