Project Manager - Creative Department



Stockholm, Sweden
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Want to be part of transforming road freight – for good? Einride is showing the world a new way to move, based on the latest digital, electric and autonomous technologies. Through freight capacity as a service, we enable businesses around the world to accelerate towards their sustainability goals.
Founded in 2016, Einride became the first company in the world to deploy a cab-less autonomous electric vehicle on a public road (Sweden, 2019). In 2022, we were the first to successfully operate such a vehicle on a US public road. Today our award-winning technology has been launched across 8 countries (and counting). Our clients are some of the world’s biggest shippers, including Fortune 500 companies.
The Creative Design department creates iconic experiences and products while being world class storytellers. We are responsible for brand creative development and executions within the Market & Customer Experience delivery area.
As our new Operational Project Manager, you’ll be reporting to the Head of Creative Design & Production and oversee projects that will be executed in-house or with a partner. You’ll be a key player to help us extend our internal capabilities and continue building our Creative Department. Collaborating cross-functionally with managers from the different pillars (Marketing, Communications & Design), including product, commercial and other departments. We’re part of a growing scale-up which means a sense of entrepreneurial spirit is needed, every person in our team is an important component to make sure that we get stuff done. Always leading with confidence, always pushing to improve.
Types of projects you might encounter:
Program Management: Collaborating cross-functionally with managers from the different pillars (Marketing, Communications & Design) for projects such as creating Global Events, Country Launches, Project Playbooks, Post Mortems etc. Making sure communication is flowing, staying on-time, and ensuring successful delivery.
Internal/External Production: Lead the strategic/creative development process that will lead to (one or multiple) productions led by Producers such as Video, Photography, Experiential, and digital Production.
Design: Managing process for design deliverables such as investor relation, software development and other marketing assets.

What you'll do:

  • Project lead planning, monitoring, controlling through delivery that can have one to multiple workstreams
  • Accountable for the entire project scope and purpose, project budget, and the success or failure of the project
  • Owning the strategic and creative development process until the production is green-lit
  • Project manager intake the brief and help evaluate if anything is missing or needs to be broken down
  • Meet with key stakeholders to ensure projects are clearly defined
  • Ensure the project team has clear roles and responsibilities at the scheduled kick-off
  • Create and own project calendars
  • Schedule the kick-off/debriefings and continue to own the timelines through the creative development process and stakeholder review rounds (including sharing with legal)
  • Ensuring that we are set up for success when going into the next phase of production, where the Producer takes leadership of the Production Process
  • Lead & support small to large projects/workstreams from brief to final delivery
  • Support in forecasting and staffing efforts to ensure we have the right talent for our projects, both internally and externally. Manage resource allocation internally on a weekly basis

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years relevant Project Management experience spanning design, 2Dfilm, photo, digital productions at an advertising agency, in-house or Production Company
  • International experience is a plus
At Einride, we are innovators, building solutions the world has never seen before – but urgently needs. That’s why we take action, and it’s why we are always eager to be challenged. We know that our best innovations come from having a diverse mix of people, including those of different experiences, career paths, and walks of life. By coming together and sharing our perspectives openly – by disagreeing, discussing, and committing – we deliver greater impact.