Project Manager

Job Terms:
posted by:
Margie Franco

Job Description:

Aquent has an immediate need for a Project Manager for a top tier Fortune 500 company in Dallas. This is a nine month temporary opportunity.

Specific skills required for the assignment:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, advertising or business or equivalent applicable experience, plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in the marketing/advertising field.
  • MUST have demonstrated leadership skills typically acquired leading staff in a Creative Services environment.
  • This role must be able to quickly and effectively redirect projects, to coach team members and resolve conflicts as they arise.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills to successfully communicate objectives to the creative teams.
  •  Must be able to facilitate meetings with clients and creative teams and present to executive management.
  • Diplomacy in working through interpersonal conflicts in an emotional, creative environment is necessary.
  • Proven experience in managing large accounts at an advertising agency or marketing communications environment is necessary.
  • Familiarity with creative development process from creative strategy through production is essential.
  • Must be assertive, results-oriented, solution-focused and possess good business judgment to effectively lead project development.
  • Leadership and team-building qualities are essential for motivating a team of creative professionals to consistently deliver solution-oriented creative work.
  • Bilingual fluency is not a requirement for this position. No travel.
  • This role leans heavily toward project management with account management duties - Reports to Senior Account Manager.


Ideal Candidates Should Possess:

  • Experience in an internal creative agency ideally – selling or media buying experience is not desired.
  • Projects managed via Agile workflows – using specialized project management software
  • Catalog/Print-AV-Social Media workflow management.  (Digital media/web/mobile projects are NOT managed by this role.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the creative process especially video production and print material production. (Experience developing process improvements is desired.)