SENIOR DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER/PRODUCER
Our client, a startup creative agency within a global professional services organization, has built a team to compete with the best. This team services internal clients and produces world-class work. Our New York team's focus is on new business offerings to the world's most well-known brands.
We are seeking a Senior Digital PM/Producer with interactive marketing experience to join a fast-paced sales and business development team. This person is responsible to provide leadership, organization and quality delivery of projects that involve a variety of components (e.g. PPT presentations, Workshops/Orals, Video, Digital Assets). This individual will supervise and direct multiple projects across multiple client relationships. You will be the liaison between client teams, business operations, and the creative team and must be able to manage each team individually and collectively as a group.
Within that role, the Senior Digital PM/Producer will be responsible for working collaboratively with leads in other disciplines (e.g. Creative, Account, Strategy, Workshop, Production). This person will interface with senior level team members and clients to ensure that our solutions demonstrate how we can address business problems in a disruptive way to drive maximum value for our clients.
The ideal candidate will have 5 years+ project management experience in a fast-paced environment with a focus on managing client expectations, orchestrating cross-functional creative resources, with a commitment to delivering on time, on quality and on budget. We are looking for a leader with presence, a voice, and the ability to lead with confidence and poise.
Work with pursuit teams to answer RFPs, project scoping & sizing, and estimate pricing
Manage medium to large size campaign proposals from concept through client offering
Campaign deliverables are generally format-agnostic (PPT, rich media, web, video)
Manage stakeholders and client relationships at senior levels, as first point of contact
Ensure team resources are identified to successfully deliver against client expectations
Develop and maintain all project documentation including scope documentation, status reports, meeting recap reports, estimates/invoices, project schedules and budgets, demand and resource forecasts, project utilization reports, vendor agreements, project financials
Drive project delivery through effective communication and collaboration
Manage/control scope, risk, change to ensure project complete on schedule and budget
Ensure that all project deliverables are produced in a suitable format, conform to internal workflow and documentation processes and are reviewed and approved prior to delivery
Develop project schedules using effective project management principles and tools
Schedule internal review/status meetings, and presentations with internal/external clients to consolidate and document all feedback, next steps and expectations
Overseeing third party relationships such as photographers and video production, including developing competitive bids, identifying work deliverables, managing deliverable formats and quality assurance
Acting as a day-to-day client point-of-contact for all project related issues
Developing and demonstrating an understanding of the client's business, their needs, expectations, and requirements
Understanding of project management methodology (waterfall and agile) including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed project plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings
Experience successfully managing projects end-to-end (budgets, scheduling, technical feasibility assessment, etc.)
Strong interpersonal, leadership, analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work on multiple projects (10+) simultaneously through all phases of lifecycle
Strong Microsoft Project skills and deep competency in leveraging project management tools (Microsoft Excel/Project, Sharepoint/Teams/Workfront/ProofHQ) to track workflow, project key milestones, completeness, tracking effort and time to inform project financial reports
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree a plus
5-7 years related project management experience, preferably in a consulting or agency environment, and with a digital/interactive focus