Program Manager

Job Terms:
up to $50 hourly (DOE)
Start date:
Posted By:
Elizabeth Bennett

Job Description:

We have an exciting Program Manager role with our Aquent Studios team! You will report to a Managing Director and partner with the client to oversee development and execution of multiple programs including; meeting and event production, video and varying media channels. This is a key role for a results-oriented person with the ability to communicate effectively, encourage sound decision-making, and guide the teams he/she works with to successfully deliver on commitments. The ideal candidate has previous experience working in an agency and/or internal creative department where high-quality results are required. You will need experience managing the creation of marketing materials and events. This is an onsite position with 50% of your time spent at Aquent and 50% at client’s office. 

Principal Accountabilities 
Organize and facilitate project planning, weekly meetings, and presentations 
Track project and financial milestones and tasks with assigned teams 
Identify and remove impediments that block the team’s ability to meet project objectives 
Provide timely status reports; introduce mitigation tactics to minimize project delivery risks 
Facilitate team discussions and resolve conflict 
Communicate timelines and approval framework for cross-team understanding 
Orchestrate the efforts of cross-functional teams to execute on strategic launches, awareness campaigns and events to ensure all stakeholders are updated 
Identify, develop, and roll-out new processes when appropriate 
Cultivate strong partnerships with clients Marketing, Creative, Digital, and Design teams as well as internal Aquent Studios teams. 
Manage day-to-day tasks of program execution 
Track schedules and update/communicate status for weekly status meetings rounds 
Route and review all core layouts prior to release 
Monitor and advocate adherence to process; identify process gaps/improvements and tools to improve efficiency across teams 
Track programs to budget; have a good understanding of budget and facilitate conversations between Creative, Marketing, and producer if/when costs impact deliverable 

Required Skills and Qualifications: 
5+ years project /program management experience in a creative or agency environment 
Extensive experience with creative processes for the development of all media. 
Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills 
Experience working cross-functionally 
Ability to use effectively, common PM tools (Workfront, Robohead, Google Docs) 
Marketing, Agency experience (both in-house and outside agency a plus) 
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal 
Exceptional organizational skills; detail-oriented 
Strong time management skills; ability to juggle priorities