Senior Project Manager

Portand, OR
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Posted By:
Jessica Grenier

Job Description:

We are looking for a Sr. Project Manager for an in-house digital creative studio at this Global Athletic Apparel and Footwear company based in Portland, OR. Initially slated to go until 2021, but plan to go through 2022 if a great fit! 

Key Responsibilities:

Project Management

• Be the main point of contact and a strategic partner for your workstream’s projects, working closely with stakeholders, operations, portfolio management, creative and project management teams.

• Plan creative and external resources against the needs of every project and work closely with the Sr. Portfolio and Operations manager on project schedules.

• Support tracking and management of budget in partnership with Operations to ensure accurate budget usage and target delivery.

• Process invoices/payments as required against annual budget forecast and commitments.

• Build strong relationships with stakeholders, to drive consistency and quality of project deliverables.

• Work collaboratively to define the cross functional processes needed to effectively plan and manage the digital priority product launch campaigns.

• Define and build necessary tools and templates to support the launch project management processes.

• Influence both global and local stakeholders to improve digital product launch and campaign effectiveness.

Day-to-Day Operations

• Manage, coach and develop a small team of project managers

• Always be on the lookout for opportunities to establish best practices and improve processes

• Oversee the tracking of launch project plans and risk mitigation

• Ensure resources are assigned and driving the most critical digital priorities

• Leverage functional expertise and operational insights to support senior leaders in decision making

• As conflicts arise within projects, identify solutions and contribute to their resolution in a timely and appropriate manner, escalating to leadership if necessary


1. Education & Experience

• Degree with focus on Business Administration, Communications, Advertising or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience

• 5+ years of relevant project management experience

• Project Management certification preferred

• Digital campaign activation experience preferred

2. Soft-Skills

• Ability to quickly adapt to changing business processes and partners.

• Strong communications and negotiating skills, comfortable presenting complex topics to

stakeholders at various levels in person and/or remotely

• Good people skills, comfortable collaborating with art directors, designers and copywriters with a wide variety of personality types

3. Hard-Skills

• Comfortable working in Microsoft Office Suite, Harvest and other tools

• Experience managing risks and stakeholders

• Experience collaborating across teams to define and implement new processes

• Be willing to give and receive honest, direct and thoughtful feedback

• Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills

• Ability to learn quickly and produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment

• Experience managing a small team of direct reports

• Solutions-oriented approach

• Project management and project monitoring/trafficking experience

• Fluent in English, both verbally and written

• SEO experience a plus

Client Description:

Our client strives to be the global leader in the sporting goods industry with brands built on a passion for sports and a sporting lifestyle. They are committed to continuously strengthening brands and products to improve the competitive position.