OSL is a family of passionate and enthusiastic movers and shakers, over 5000 strong. We’re always on the lookout for awesome individuals to join our growing team. We are great people doing greater things, every day. Our promise is to help organizations drive sales through engagement by combining technology, process, and passion to create engaging experiences that drive consumer purchase decisions. WE REINVENT THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE. We connect people to brands through superior sales and customer service. Some of the largest retailers and brands on the planet hire us to deliver solutions to customers, not sales pitches.
Based from OSL's Mississauga office, the Project Lead is an exciting opportunity for someone who can drive and align internal and external partners to accomplish project execution within a timely manner. You will work within a team to ensure the success of the project. You will help not only in the launch but also in the ongoing management of this new business operation. You will help individual stores to operate with excellence, support the OSL brand, add value to our Client, and meet their business goals. Through leading by example and creating an environment where team members feel valued, can grow, and function well as a team.
A little more about the role:
Be the primary point of contact for assigned portfolio of clients
Build and develop appropriate relationships within assigned client portfolio
Responsible for all communications relating to current programs, including briefings, program kick-offs, status updates, program reporting, de-brief meetings, and/or corporate communications
Responsible for ensuring that program execution meet established goals and objectives
Working closely with the OSL Directors and team to ensure flawless executions of assigned client portfolio
Responsible for all program logistics and project management as all executional details will reside within this role and will require the ability to manage both short, and long-term projects
Coordinate the efforts of various internal and external functional areas (Field, Community, supplier agencies) to enable program execution
Utilize OSL methodologies, process, tools and best practices to achieve project commitments for cost, quality, schedule, and scope
Manage and control established budgets and project timing within outlined commitments
Produce timely and accurate program and client reports
Work collaboratively with internal teams to establish and meet internal OSL standards
What we’re looking for:
Diploma or degree in Business, Marketing, Business, or equivalent is considered an asset
Ability to work within a team environment
Strong project management, staff management and collaboration skills, developed in a retail organization
CAPM or working towards PMP is an asset
1-2 years’ experience minimum in Experiential Marketing or the Event Marketing industry (events management or promotions)
Demonstrated consistent and progressive experience in the client service or area management role, preferably with a focus on experiential and event-based marketing
Project Management skills to develop and manage a detailed project plan, including action plans, resource allocations, timing, issue resolution in support of project commitments and to deliver results on time and on budget
Demonstrated knowledge of Budget Management
Time Management and Organizational skills to manage multiple clients, projects and tasks simultaneously
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
A few Nice-to-haves:
Bilingual English, French and/or Spanish
In addition to our great environment, we offer a highly competitive base salary, generous bonus/commission structure, employee development programs, 3 weeks’ vacation, and other comprehensive benefits. If you’re excited to be a member of our team, please apply now.
Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
OSL is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.