Project Manager, Milestone Planning - Marketing

Location: Guildford, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 164063

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

Marcom Strategy – Milestone Planner

Please note this is a 12-month contract role

At EA we are a community of artists, storytellers, technologists and innovators working in one of the most dynamic industries today. We are transforming for a digital future and work as one team. We take risks and we dream big. And together, we are changing the way millions play every day.

Marcom Strategy needs a Milestone Planner to guide important deliverable milestones – what, when, who - and coordinate resources ensuring the development of marketing campaigns for titles across our full portfolio. You will report to the Production arm of the Marcom Strategy team and work with Heads of Creative and Heads of Strategy.

You have worked as a producer or project manager in an entertainment, film/digital production or advertising agency environment. You are solution oriented, a strong communicator and collaborator and have great diplomacy skills. You will not manage final delivery of assets, rather you will manage the upfront thinking surrounding campaign strategy, creative ideation (the big idea) and delivery of briefs to our production partners. Asset development will be handled by our production and activation teams.

Responsibilities

  • Create schedules from initial briefing through to production hand-off
  • Ensure important milestones are met and projects stay on track
  • Provide regular status updates to leadership and partners through review sessions and email communications
  • Work with creative teams to ensure projects milestones are met
  • Forecast potential bottlenecks to ensure resource allocation is accurate and manageable
  • Resource management across Marcom Strategy and Creative teams
  • Set our Strategists, Creative Directors and Producers up for success

Desired Skills

  • 5+ years as a project manager or producer at a Creative Ad Agency, Entertainment Company or Post-Production facility.
  • A leader with the ability to take projects from creation to execution
  • Experience developing, creating and refining project management processes
  • Experience supporting global teams across multiple time zones
  • Experience with project management tools
  • Strong communication and problem-solving
  • Detail-oriented with ability to set priorities within multiple tasks/projects.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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