Allwyn North America
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Chicago, IL
Hybrid

Brand Project Manager - 6 Month Contract

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About Camelot Illinois

Camelot Illinois was selected by the State of Illinois to be the private manager for the Illinois Lottery. The company is restoring transparency, integrity and responsibility to the Illinois Lottery. In partnership with the State, Camelot Illinois operates a modern lottery that truly benefits the people of Illinois. The company’s innovative approach places consumers and social responsibility at its core, providing funding for schools, capital projects and special causes. Camelot Illinois is committed to building an organization with the strength and experience to grow the lottery and reinforce its rightful position as a force for good.

Camelot Illinois is a subsidiary of Camelot Lottery Solutions, a leading technology and professional services provider to lotteries around the world. Camelot Lottery Solutions’s portfolio of work includes the Irish National Lottery, Loterie Romande, the California State Lottery, the Kentucky Lottery, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, among others.

Our affiliate, Camelot UK, has operated the UK National Lottery since 1994. Camelot UK has an unrivaled track record for success, helping the UK National Lottery deliver over $80 billion to winners and $46 billion to good causes to date.

About the Team:

Camelot Illinois is launching a brand refresh that will restore pride, trust and excitement in playing the Illinois Lottery. We will remind the people of Illinois that the Illinois Lottery is delivering fun games, creating winners and supporting good causes. The Brand team will lead the development of brand guidelines and the roll-out of the updated platform across all consumer facing touch points and internal assets.

Position Overview:

The Brand Project Manager will be brought on for 6-7 months as a contractor to assist with the launch of the Illinois Lottery brand refresh overseeing the update of internal and consumer facing assets. This role will play a critical part in achieving the first phase of the brand vision. This individual will work cross-functionally with Brand Management, Consumer Marketing, Digital, PR, Corporate Affairs teams, technical development teams and external agency partners to ensure executional success. Responsibilities will include management of project teams and agency partners providing clear direction to ensure timely completion of work streams against key objectives. This will be accomplished through the development and management of timelines to meet critical deadlines.

Requirements

Responsibilities

This individual will help guide the coordination of the brand refresh, ensuring exceptional collaboration and communication across functional teams for on-time delivery of work streams with maximum efficiency.

  • Lead tactical internal and agency project teams to ensure that feedback and approvals are provided in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with the marketing, retail and digital teams, as well as the in-house studio, creative agency and technical providers to secure deliverables, including but not limited to website, email, POS, experiential and campaign production estimates/schedules.
  • Effectively communicate and manage expectations of internal and external stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle; oversee communication as it applies to the project
  • Deliver regular status reports to management and teams
  • Ensure stakeholders understand the critical issues, risks and decisions that they and senior leaders need to make to progress timelines and project completion.
  • Identify challenges and surface them to relevant parties to ensure they are addressed and solved for Assist with budget management.
  • Review brand guideline details across assets as part of the proofing and approval processes.
  • Demonstrates professional maturity and a genuine desire and passion for the Lottery business

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on Business, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or a related field
  • 3 year minimum experience in the marketing industry (client-side and/or media/creative agency environment preferred)
  • Exposure to creative development with a base understanding of the process from creative brief to finished advertising
  • Adept at managing timelines and ensuring compliance by all key stakeholders
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly and work out complex situations
  • Ability to lead and operate in ambiguity
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills, proofreading and editing skills
  • Fosters open, honest and direct communication while maintaining sensitivity to confidential information
  • Demonstrates professional maturity and a genuine desire and passion for the Lottery business

    Benefits

    WHY WORK FOR US

    We’re a creative group of people at Camelot Illinois, passionate about our work. We are not interested in formality or too much hierarchy. We like to bring the best ideas forward as quickly as possible. We’re proud that we provide a lively and challenging environment for our teams to try new ideas and achieve their potential. If this sounds like a company you would thrive in, get in touch!

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    What are Allwyn North America Perks + Benefits

    Allwyn North America Benefits Overview

    We offer a broad range of employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, access to training, a Student Loan Repayment Benefit, a Personal Discounts Program, an Employee Assistance Program, and much more. We also offer regular team-building activities with people who love having fun, quarterly opportunities to connect with the community, social outings, & great work/life balance. We all have flexible hours, 26 days PTO, 6 weeks paid parental leave, 10 paid holidays, & 2 paid volunteer days.

    Culture
    Volunteer in local community
    Partners with nonprofits
    Open door policy
    OKR operational model
    Team based strategic planning
    Open office floor plan
    Quarterly engagement surveys
    Hybrid work model
    In-person all-hands meetings
    In-person revenue kickoff
    Employee awards
    Flexible work schedule
    Allwyn provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
    Remote work program
    Diversity
    Documented equal pay policy
    Highly diverse management team
    Mandated unconscious bias training
    Diversity manifesto
    Hiring practices that promote diversity
    Diversity recruitment program
    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Allwyn offers both FSA & HSA which helps employees cover out-of-pocket expenses with pre-tax contributions.
    Disability insurance
    Allwyn's disability insurance benefits is 60% of an employee's annual salary up to a $5,000 maximum monthly payout. Employees also have the option to purchase extra coverage.
    Dental insurance
    Allwyn's dental plan covers 100% of the costs of preventative care.
    Vision insurance
    Allwyn's vision insurance plan provides 100% coverage for annual eye exams after a $10 copay. $180 for frames and $150 for contacts every year.
    Health insurance
    Life insurance
    Allwyn offers employer-paid life insurance to all full-time employees with 2x an employee's annual salary.
    Wellness programs
    Team workouts
    Allwyn's team fitness initiatives include weekly In-office yoga.
    Mental health benefits
    Transgender health care benefits
    Financial & Retirement
    401(K)
    401(K) matching
    Allwyn's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100% of an employee's contributions up to 6% of their annual salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
    Performance bonus
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Generous parental leave
    Family is of the greatest importance and we want our employees to have adequate time off to care for and bond with a newborn, newly adopted or newly placed child. Allwyn offers 6 weeks of time off
    Family medical leave
    Return-to-work program post parental leave
    Company sponsored family events
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Generous PTO
    At Allwyn, we recognize the importance of time off from work to relax, spend time with family, enjoy leisure activities, take care of yourself when you are sick, etc. We provide generous PTO.
    Paid volunteer time
    Allwyn is committed to supporting our communities and provides employees 2 paid days per calendar year to volunteer at the nonprofit organization of their choice.
    Paid holidays
    Flexible time off
    Floating holidays
    Bereavement leave benefits
    Hardship benefits
    Office Perks
    Commuter benefits
    Qualified Transportation Accounts - QTAs allow employees to set aside pre-tax funds used for eligible transit and parking expenses related to commuting to work.
    Company-sponsored outings
    Some meals provided
    Company-sponsored happy hours
    Happy hours are hosted by the building once per week.
    Recreational clubs
    Relocation assistance
    Fitness stipend
    Mother's room
    Onsite gym
    Free onsite gym, divvy bike membership, yoga classes, meditation workshops, & in-house chair massages.
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job training & conferences
    Allwyn offers a wide range of training programs to all employees, including, eLearning, onsite training courses to enhance job-related skills and access to job-related conferences and seminars.
    Tuition reimbursement
    Allwyn offers a Student Loan repayment option to all employees after 90 days.
    Lunch and learns
    Promote from within
    Continuing education stipend
    We offer every team a Learning and Development budget to continue taking classes, getting certifications, or attending conferences and seminars.
    Continuing education available during work hours
    Allwyn allows employees to set aside 10% of working hours for learning.
    Online course subscriptions available
    Paid industry certifications

    Additional Perks + Benefits

    Free onsite gym + divvy bike membership, immediately vested in 401k with 6% match, Student Loan Repayment benefit, Allwyn Champions & Game Changer staff awards, a rotational program for recent grads, engagement portal for pre-boarders, robust onboarding program + large L&D budget

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