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Digital Project Manager

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Aquent's client is looking for a Digital Project Manager for their Creative Center. Please check out the description below and apply online if interested!

Organization Objective/Purpose

The Interactive Team is part of Creative Center, which is an in-house agency that envisions and creates a wide range of client, prospect and internal communications under the Central Marketing umbrella. The agency’s work spans virtually every marketing channel and is rooted in our deep knowledge of the brand, its purpose and its many audiences. We are uniquely positioned within the company to play a key role in helping grow client relationships, attract prospects and bring products to market effectively and efficiently.

Our team is responsible for the successful implementation of digital initiatives within Creative Center. Digital Project Managers (DPM) manager the entire life cycle of interactive projects from discovery to delivery through cross-functional teams and internal and external partners to successfully deliver on our clients’ digital initiatives. They actively manage projects using established processes and help assess creative and technical feasibility through to production.

We are currently seeking a talented DPM to join our team.


Description of Role

Digital PMs are responsible for the end-to-end project management and successful delivery of multiple concurrent projects, such as new corporate website experiences, landing pages, banners, emails, animation/video work, advertising campaigns and web-based applications. The position calls for broad knowledge of the digital landscape and the ability to advise on and help drive digital strategies in close collaboration with project teams.

DPMs have the opportunity to advocate for the end-user through User Experience while also being effective communicators of technology considerations to a wide array of technical and non-technical stakeholders. At any given time, DPMs must be able to manage a workload of approximately 10-15 interactive projects with life cycles of several days to several months.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Creating project schedules while also managing workflow in the agency’s task management system
• Communicating and monitoring project status and resources often across multiple offices and time zones
• Assessing and providing advice on technical feasibility and approach
• Acting as liaison between technical, creative and account teams to ensure the end-result delivers on-brief
• Developing estimates and statements of work
• Gathering and documenting technical and functional requirements as needed
• Balancing multiple concurrent projects through to successful completion
• Overseeing change and release management
• QA and troubleshooting, sometimes involving test scripts and bug testing
• Developing strong partnerships with other teams outside of the agency



Qualifications

Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 4-6 years of digital project management experience; at least 2 years within marketing or an advertising agency environment is desirable. Experience in corporate or highly regulated environments also an asset.

We place a premium on:
• A proven track record of success delivering a wide range of small and large-scale projects
• Experience working within an established agency, consultancy or marketing firm
• Proven ability to collaborate across disciplines and present work effectively to clients
• Passion to share digital subject matter expertise, knowledge and best practices with the team
• Highly organized individuals with attention to detail while working under pressure
• A positive attitude and the flexibility to operate in an environment with changing demands
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Fortune 500 company and/or enterprise-level project experience
• Financial institution or similar vertical subject matter expertise is a plus
• Experience with enterprise level project management tools such as Workfront, Jira or Basecamp
• Proficiency with MAC and Windows; MS Project skills required.

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