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Mid - SR Project Manager (contract to hire)

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Our Ad Agency client is looking for a stellar Project Manager! PMs have a solid understanding of project management principles and approaches to managing multi-­‐phased projects and the flexibility to lead multi-­‐disciplinary, diverse and dynamic teams to deliver integrated solutions. They have a “do whatever it takes attitude” to plan, scope, schedule, resource, drive and actively manage projects across departments, from start to finish, to achieve our collective success. They have a passion for great work and have an understanding of how to most efficiently utilize the team and proactively drive the process with groundbreaking innovative work as the end result.

As a project manager you will be responsible for:

  • Accurately scoping work and defining/leveraging the appropriate project delivery methodology for client specific needs.
  • Creating strategic project plans that take agency strengths and resource utilization into consideration.
  • Effectively communicating with all agency departments as well as clients.
  • Quality end-­‐to-­‐end management of all projects throughout the agency.
  • Recognize that each project goes through a series of interdependent processes that require planning and monitoring – from initial research and strategy through final production.
  • Stewarding project execution.
  • Allowing projects to be planned and completed quickly when required, without compromising other projects. (managing trade-­‐offs)
  • Being flexible to the creative process and client needs.
  • Building client relationships that ensure smooth operational success and develop client confidence of the agency’s operational excellence.
  • Creating team tempo through development and execution of project.
  • Completing and managing all internal schedules (working with appropriate departments as required).
  • Ensuring all team members are aware of – and meeting – the project timing and managing that time and tempo to achieve great work.
  • Plan for and manage and own resource allocation across the creative department, studio, production and development.
  • Manage and own the status of projects, internal meetings related to the projects’ status and their outcomes.
  • Responsible for understanding holistic budgets and managing appropriately.
  • Leading internal meetings as it relates to project momentum – ensuring decisions and actions are made and agreed to.
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation: SOWs, project plan, status reports, change requests, etc.

    Competencies (skills you have)
  • Successfully managed integrated programs through an agency.
  • Has deep understanding of digital media
  • Understands how to translate marketing strategies into operational plans.
  • Can make the complex, simple.
  • Solid knowledge of Project Management principles, methods & techniques
  • Provide high levels of client satisfaction.
  • Experience leading and motivating a cross-­‐functional team within budget and schedule constraints while meeting or exceeding client's expectations.
  • Solid knowledge of all facets of web development including strategies, design, implementation, and user adoption.
  • Highly developed communication, presentation, leadership, facilitation & negotiation skills
  • Highly organized
  • Flexible, ability to adapt to unique situations and projects
  • Able to thrive in a changing, dynamic environment
  • Professional, high degree of diplomacy and business acumen


  • Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years working within a CREATIVE AGENCY on high profile and complex brands. 2-­3 years of working in the digital space on multiple types of projects.


  • Reports to:
    Director of Integrated Production

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