Awesome contract to hire opportunity for an Account/ Project Manager with an agency comprised of thinkers and makers! Must have retail or environmental design agency experience to qualify for this role. If you're an Account/ Project Manager who has high energy, loves working in a fast paced world and can hold your own in client meetings, this role is for you! A self-motivated and self-directed individual who can thrive in a fast-paced environment.
The Account/ Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the account and client relationship which means consistent communication will be key! This person is eager, well spoken and will earn their clients' trust by keeping a close eye on their business objectives.
The Account/Project Manager will support a number of clients and projects that vary in size, type and complexity. For example, active projects may include a strategic and planning initiative, a creative campaign, and a design / build program with national roll out. The person must be confident managing a mix of projects with different objectives, timelines, budgets, and deliverables to suit specific needs. Strict management of resources will be critical to success. As well as, the ability to research, plan and execute projects to high quality standards. This involves strict management of resources and determining the best way to track and report progress and performance both internally and to the client.
The ability to see the big picture and focus on specific tactics with excellent task management and follow-through.
The personality to develop strong working relationships with individuals at all levels, both internal and external.
The willingness to go the distance to see projects through to completion (recognizing that deadlines occasionally require a late night or weekend work).
The commanding knowledge of budgets throughout the life of the project.
Strong interpersonal skills, analytical ability, energetic “take charge” personality, and creativity to find solutions / problem-solve.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; quick to pick up the phone or draft an email to exchange information.
Confident and diligent ownership of the responsibilities entrusted by the client and the agency to build a positive and lasting relationship.
Education & Experience: 5+ years experience agency
Experience in retail and other environmental programs is important.
Bachelors Degree in business, marketing, communications or related field.
Experience supporting creative projects that entail creative (copy & design), digital, engineering and production elements.
High level of proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) is required.
Ability to learn and manage information-sharing platforms and conference software (ie: WebX, Basecamp, Dropbox, SmartSheet) as needed.
Proven experience managing complex projects with multiple deliverables and tight timelines.
If this sounds like you, then apply now!