#157358

Project Manager

Location:
New York, NY
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
02/24/2020
Posted By:
Heather Farrin
Date:
03/04/2020

Job Description:

Come be a part of the creative team that is leading the industry in new ways to build advertising ideas in the rapidly changing media, mobile, and marketing world. Joining this team means that you’re going to be a part of an incredibly talented and committed team that is focused on defining the role that this company can and will play in the future of marketing.

In this position you’ll be responsible for project managing some of the most critical organization-wide initiatives and ideas. You’ll be the person who “makes it happen,” managing project pipelines, overseeing the full lifecycle of the initiatives. You have the ability to manage multiple high priority projects simultaneously with many different stakeholders and you are a master at maintaining communication and momentum with all partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages key projects independently from initiation through completion
  • Sets expectations with all stakeholders and drives communication throughout the process, outlining key deadlines and interdependencies, clarifying business requirements, and managing team expectations
  • Define the scope, timelines, and resources needed to meet the project objectives
  • Proactively identifies risks in project execution and mitigates risks effectively
  • Independently manages several high priority, high visibility projects that require meticulous attention to detail as well as the big picture of how the project fits into overall company strategy
  • Provides visibility to all deliverables, timelines, and issues frequent status updates to the team and relevant partners
  • Partners with cross-functional partners across the organization and enrolls all key partners in collectively executing on a unified vision
  • Track ongoing costs throughout project lifecycle and ensure compliance where needed i.e. engagement contract or budget to initiate projects
  • Partner with creative leadership to problem solve/course correct on projects
  • Proactively seek feedback from partners and team members to constantly improve process and execution

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 15+ Years of project management or production experience in a digital or integrated agency or similar environment
  • Experience managing complex projects with multiple interdependencies and diverse stakeholders
  • Experience working with a wide network of partners in creative execution on a global team or multi-national context
  • Experience and proficiency in Keynote and PowerPoint is required
  • Proven analytical skills and business understanding
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Willingness to wear multiple hats and deliver high-quality results in an ambiguous and rapidly changing business environment
  • Organizational and project management experience
  • Experience interacting and influencing senior creative leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have a mobile-first mindset and experience producing in the mobile-first space
  • Have a detailed knowledge of social media platforms as well as each company's portfolio of products

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

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