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Project Manager I

North Chicago, Illinois | Professional/Business Services
Job ID: 85959
Listed on 12/5/2018

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Position Title:  Project Manager I

Job Description: 

  • Creates and organizes communications activities to manage and promote events, activities and new developments the planning and coordination of content through AbbVie internal communications channels and vehicles with a strong project management background and discipline. Someone with a passion for working in a customer support role, has attention to detail, able to multi-task, and can work with multiple project leads to understand and communicate program information will thrive in this environment. 

Communication & Design Responsibilities: 

  • Writes, designs or edits and coordinates publication for HR including short articles, short videos, podcasts, white papers, FAQs, PowerPoint presentations, TV monitor messages, portal content and other content, internal marketing and promotional materials 
  • Coordinates the procurement and management of graphic design, printing and other publication-related services 
  • Participates in the strategic planning processes related to marketing and promotion of programs or events 
  • Great at proofreading and proofreading again 
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal) 
  • Communicate project status in internal production meetings 
  • Project and Process Management Capabilities: 
  • Thrive on juggling multiple projects with teams while moving through intensive timelines 
  • Have an extremely high level of organizational skills and like applying them 
  • Develop and monitor project timelines 
  • Issue meeting summaries 
  • Work with software for tracking and monitoring projects 
  • Create status reports for internal team as well as clients 

Cultural Characteristics: 

  • Curiosity and the desire to learn 
  • Takes initiative 
  • Shows a strong sense of responsibility 
  • Takes responsibility for all aspects of projects the team is producing 
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with cross-functional teams. 
  • Thinks proactively 
  • Teams with outside resources to ensure solid relationships and successful outcomes 
  • Feels comfortable dealing with client inquiries and interaction 
  • Feels comfortable asking questions (admit when you need help) before taking action 
  • Identifies problems and suggest solutions 
  • Demonstrates awareness of client requirements, culture, values and diversity 


  • 2 years experience in ad agency, marketing firm or corporate environment 
  • Bachelors in Marketing or Communications preferred 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software suite 
  • Familiar with Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator 
  • Healthcare industry experience a huge plus 
  • Experience managing Web projects 
  • Experience managing print work and traditional media 


  • 3 years (Required) 5 Preferred.