Creative Project Manager

New York
Job Terms:
Start date:
April/May 2020
Posted By:
Becky Morrissey

Job Description:

With the news of COVID19 spreading, Aquent is committed to ensuring the safety and well being of our employees. This includes providing technology to support video interviews, resources and support for employees to work from home successfully, and fully covered healthcare for eligible employees.Are you

This position will start remote and then will require you to be able to work on-site at the client's office in Manhattan

You are focused and enthusiastic – with the analytical understanding that by taking a complicated problem you will identify key integration points to ensure collaboration across multiple activities or capabilities. You will engage with project teams to identify and address critical path or road block issues and develop mitigation plans accordingly. You will further create timelines and track project progress in order to deliver projects successfully and seamlessly, on time and on budget. You are a self-starter and a confident leader who can represent client on a cross-functional team, guiding them to deliver intelligent, people-centered solutions. You have a high level of purpose and will only deliver excellence in work quality.

Primary Responsibilities
o You are responsible for communicating project status to the team, including project meeting minutes and updates, performance-to-project plan, project risks and other critical details and data as warranted
o You will coordinate scheduling and planning; communicating across all levels inclusive of the project team,stakeholders and external vendors
o You will organize, coordinate and manage workshop production, including venue selection, logistics, planning, catering, back-of-house organization and documentation supervision
o You have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time, and will coordinate research activities, including logistics, scheduling, planning and documentation coordination
o You will bridge design and business disciplines, evaluating and gauging appropriate risks and future opportunities


Client Description:

AQUENT STUDIOS: Why work with us?

•       Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands
•       Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized
•       Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs
•       Paid weekly
•       Access to free training and continuing education

Aquent Studios provides custom-tailored consulting and outsourcing solutions. Our team of consultants, project managers, and creative professionals brings decades of experience to help our clients expand their capacity in marketing communications, content development, and creative media. Aquent Studios is a division of Aquent, which is the world’s largest marketing staffing firm. Aquent is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. www.aquentstudios.com

Other Requirements:


 Bachelor’s degree required
o 4 - 7 years of project management experience
o Previous experience working in a creative / design environment highly preferred
o Project management training, excellent planning and project management skills desirable
o Project management certification a plus but not required
o Strong experience using Excek required
o Excellent written and verbal skills
o Strong analytical aptitude with creative abilities
o Ability to facilitate the generation of detailed and accurate, risk-adjusted project plans and track against them

Above all else
o Friendly, thoughtful and perpetually curious
o Humble to your core with a sharp emotional intelligence
o Able to build trust, even when communicating a dissenting point of view