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The Project Management team facilitates the delivery of great work that's on time and on budget. They instill confidence in our team's ability to bring game-changing ideas to life by solving timing problems, ensuring deadlines are met, and keeping the workflow moving. Ina nutshell? They sweat the details so the client doesn't have to.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 2 PMs running all projects for one of our largest clients from inception through to post-mortem, working with all agency disciplines, Planning, Creative, Account, and Production, to ensure that projects are delivered in a timely, cost-effective, and efficient manner
  • Partner with Account, Strategy, Creative and Production counterparts on overall process strategy for each account to run as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Hands-on and oversight of project plans, scope, schedule, and management of creative resource allocation
  • Maintain project timelines, milestones, and deliverables across all channels (broadcast, print and digital)
  • Ensure that each project is clarified, articulated to all constituents and responsibility is assigned to the appropriate player (RASI)
  • Act as the owner and expediter of the creative task list by managing requests, proactively communicating with all stakeholders (Account and Creative teams), and ensuring that quality standards are met or exceeded
  • Ensure the Creative team has the support and required resources
  • Create and enforce project schedules, ensuring all internal parties meet milestones and deadlines
  • Work closely with the Manager of Creative Resources to outline the future work load and proposed schedules
  • Estimate resources needed for future projects and highlight potential resource deficiencies
  • Schedule and manage regular meetings with the Account group to discuss the ongoing strategy and future requirements
  • Manage all project meetings
  • Work closely with each producer to ensure the project is following mandatory client workflows and the internal quality control milestones
  • Control priorities of projects throughout the project lifecycle
  • Communicate and escalate project issues and risks as appropriate
  • Continually improve the process and help implement new workflows

 

Requirements:

  • 8+ years project management experience in a fast-paced environment, agency experience preferred
  • Leadership and management experience, as this person will be leading and directly managing junior to senior PM team members
  • Experience and understanding of the creative process, especially print and broadcast execution management
  • Retail / Food client experience a plus
  • Strong problem solver with organization and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and team assignments
  • Consistent use of logical judgment when making daily decisions about assignment activities
  • Ability to manage and motivate agency team members
  • Team player willing to support other team members with work overflow
  • Strong, proactive, responsive written and oral communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and time management skills
  • Adaptable to change and tight deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to multi-task, and successfully manage multiple client assignments of different sizes/types
  • Knowledge of planning and scheduling tools: MS Project and MS Office