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Agency Photography Project Manager

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Great opportunity for full time agency Project Manager in the photography and video studio. The Project Manager is a technical expert who manages projects ensuring project success. As the point person for project communication, the Project Manager provides a positive and informative experience and fosters partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders. Must have agency project management experience in photo/video/color retouching business segment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects by setting, managing and effectively communicating project expectations and deliverables to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Assesses critical aspects and milestones of project including project plans, work-back schedules and timelines
  • Identify and obtain missing information or assets
  • Manages the project budget for production. Makes changes as necessary
  • Manages multiple projects simultaneously
  • Manages production information via written job ticket and grids
  • Proactively manage change orders, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Verify all client changes are recorded, communicated to all stakeholders and billed for
  • Conduct project post-mortems, identify trends and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful project elements
  • Maintains project records for future reference
  • Embrace and always have behavior consistent to Ivey’s core values
  • Serves the Ivey team and our clients as a strong, professional resource, adept at representing Ivey and our clients simultaneously


  • Client Services:
  • Be the primary contact for production based clients as directed and lead the scoping, spec gathering, RFE creation and presentation (with support from the Director of Client Services)
  • Form strong relationships with key clients based upon an understanding of their businesses and their goals
  • Engages clients in dialogue on new products, technologies, planning and solutions
  • Forecast client work based on known projects and future opportunities


  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficient project management planning skills including time management and superior organization skills
  • Ability to work long hours in a sometimes stressful environment
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including management, clients, 3rd party vendors, and other departments
  • Ability to recognize and operate with a heightened sense of urgency to lead projects through all production phases, managing tight deadlines and changing situations


  • Requirements: (physical demands, experience, training, skills or education)
  • Minimum of five years in a project management capacity, preferably in photo/video/color retouching
  • 4-year college degree
  • Proficient with Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills; listening, engaging others, recording details, interacting with a variety of personalities in an effective and positive manner
  • Effective problem solving ability
  • Sound critical thinking skills
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Quick learner
  • An understanding of general business concepts
  • Familiar with a variety of the industry’s concepts, practices and procedures


  • If this sounds like a great role for you, apply now!

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