Temporary Project Manager, Creative

American Girl

Who We Are:

American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT, www.mattel.com), a leading global children's entertainment company that specializes in the design and production of quality toys and consumer products. Headquartered in Middleton, WI, American Girl offers an inspiring world of dolls, content, and experiences that nourish a girl’s spirit and help develop her strength of character. Best-selling lines include Truly Me™, Girl of the Year™, Bitty Baby™, WellieWishers™, and American Girl’s classic historical characters. The company sells products through its award-winning catalogue, on americangirl.com, in its proprietary U.S. experiential retail stores, as well as at specialty retailers nationwide. By inspiring girls to be their best, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions and the praise and trust of parents and educators.

Mattel creates innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, American Girl®, Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends® and MEGA®, as well as other popular brands that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music and live events. We operate in 40 locations and sell products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world's leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.


Position Details

Temporary Project Manager, Creative
Southwest Wisconsin
Middleton, WI

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create wonder and inspire dreams of epic proportions. It’s a big task, and we’re here because we’re up to the challenge. Are you?

American Girl is searching for a Project Manager within the Digital Creative Team to manage complex digital initiatives and digital marketing projects. This individual will work with cross-functional stakeholders to support maintenance and growth initiatives, from strategic planning through in-market implementation.

This position involves a high level of collaboration and planning with internal and external customers—including ongoing communication and documentation of process improvement across the organization to support the Digital Creative Team’s execution of the business plan.

This is a remote temporary position that will be scheduled for 40 hours per week and is expected to last through the end of 2020.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Project Management related role
  • Familiarity with digital processes—UI/UX/User Testing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Superb Organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Agility to shift priorities

What It’s Like to Work Here:

American Girl, a subsidiary of Mattel, is passionate about our employee experience, which is built on community, opportunity and purpose. Our employees are at their best when they’re recognized, rewarded, and empowered to drive their own American Girl journey – that’s why we offer flexible work schedules, unlimited paid time off for exempt employees, a generous holiday schedule, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. There are endless opportunities to grow with us, by a strong focus on career development, open access to senior leadership, and on-site and online training. Employees often say the best part of working with us is the people, and we build our community through activities that allow you to bring the “whole you” to work. We’re a family-friendly, inclusive, purpose-driven company that provides ample time and unique opportunities to give back to the communities in which we work and play.

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