Associate Program Manager

Old Navy
San Francisco, California, United States
28 Jul 2022
17 Sep 2022
About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you're choosing a different path. From day one, we've been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we're family.

About the Role

The Associate Program Manager is a 360° project manager, collaborating with Creative, Editorial and Brand Management partners to ensure scope and schedule expectations are clearly defined and met by all team members during the in-season pipeline. S/he tracks the creative through all pipeline milestones from in-season kick-off to final leadership approval, guiding cross-functional partners toward timely development and approval. The Associate Program Manager works closely with his/her Program Manager to set and enforce best practices within the creative development pipeline.

What You'll Do

  • Creates project timelines and sets milestones and deliverables in a web-based project management tool.
  • Facilitates cross-functional kick-offs, reviews and approvals for vehicle specific content.
  • Recaps milestone meeting takeaways and defines next steps and subsequent milestones.
  • Coordinates review and final sign-off of vehicle specific content, escalating to the Senior Program Manager when additional leadership reviews and follow-ups are needed.
  • Manages into creative changes with cross-functional partners, as required from in-season business reactions.
  • Partners with Marketing Production and Digital Production to ensure deliverables are seamlessly passed off for final delivery and build.
  • Escalates issues and recommendations to Senior Program Manager with an appropriate sense of urgency.
  • Manages tight deadlines and changing priorities, sometimes intra-day.

Who You Are

  • Highly process-oriented with superior skills in adhering to and further optimizing defined operational structures
  • Working facility with online collaboration tools and content management systems (Workfront,Airtable, MS Exchange/Office)
  • Exceptional detail-orientation, critical thinking analysis, with previous experience in traffic or project management
  • Excellent written and verbal skills; enjoys interacting with all types of people
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2-4 years of project management experience, preferably in the digital, ecommerce space and/or retail environment

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

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