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Seeking Strong Project Manager with Ad Agency Experience

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Project Managers needed for hottest ad agencies in ATX.
Must have 3-5 years ad agency project management experience.

YOU HAVE:
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Highly organized and detail-oriented while also flexible and adaptable
• Calm and focused under pressure
• Effective decision maker and problem-solver with good judgment
• Confidence, professionalism and diplomacy
• Capable of establishing strong relationships and gaining trust of peers
• Positive and Collaborative
• Solutions-oriented
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong sense of design and experience leading creative output
• Proficient in Adobe Acrobat Professional and MS Office applications
• Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. preferred but not required
• Experience with MS Sharepoint, Digital Asset Management and agency financial systems preferred but not required
• A comfort level to learn new technology and systems is required

DUTIES + RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Operate as communication hub between all agency team members and resources who touch an assigned account/project
• Ability to manage multiple, large multi-faceted projects at the same time
• Work with internal team to develop and manage creative development and production timelines
• Work with creative coordinators to plan and manage creative resources
• Manage and be accountable for each step of the creative development process
• Work with team to create and manage (monitor and control) project estimates and budgets
• Facilitate project progress meetings and collaboration between all departments - communicate and document project information
• Document project evolution and maintain a detailed record of job changes and impacts to project time, cost and/or scope
• Engage in contingency planning and recommend solutions - risk planning
• Alert team if a project strays from originally established scope, schedule or budget
• Ensure completion and quality of workflow forms and adherence to internal production policies and process
• Work with Account Service, Production and Accounting teams to ensure accuracy and integrity of our financial systems
• Work closely with Creative and Production departments in the pursuit of visionary ideas for our clients
• Create and Maintain project timelines and status through the Job Mgmt System
• Organize and lead weekly team status meeting
• Provide insight on process improvements or resource/tools opportunities
• Support coworkers by assisting with new business pitches and/or overflow workload when needed
• Maintain organized, accurate and detailed archival of project documentation following all departmental and agency process and procedures


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
• College degree or equivalent
• Min 3+ years project management experience in traditional advertising setting or related field
• Basic to expert understanding all production disciplines - print, digital, sound and motion and/or live events production
• Basic understanding of the fundamentals of project management as outlined in the Project Management Institute's Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

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