Social Media PM

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Position Purpose
Responsible for managing workflow of projects. Handles portions of campaigns or smaller projects end to end, such as talent resourcing, input, project milestones and QA.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountability
• Manages small to mid-sized projects independently, or supporting a Senior Project Manager/Project Director in leading a portion of a larger engagement on time, on budget while exceeding client expectations
• Project Planning-Pro-actively manage all the details throughout the project ensuring all action-items are accomplished timely and accurately
• Proactively identify areas for improvement within process; suggest/implement solutions
• Responsible for scheduling, tracking, change management, evaluating, and controlling projects
• Obtaining discovery material from clients and obtaining assets required for design implementation
• Demonstrates good judgment in choosing methods of communication that are most effective and efficient within the agency
• Anticipates along with identifying risks and seeks partnership from a more senior Project Manager to assist in mitigating any issues
• Sets clear expectations for tasks and deliverables across teams accountable for work, communicating clearly to the team and providing proper materials/documentation when necessary
• Working knowledge of developing and tracking against schedules and budgets that align with client and agency needs and expectations
• Prioritize and streamline tasks to ensure accuracy and efficiencies, proactively identifying issues/risks
• Provide ongoing monitoring of progress: project lifecycle analysis, resource management, detailed timing/schedules, budget input and production issue feedback to Sr. Producer/Program Director; consults with team and adjusts as needed
• Work directly with project leads to estimate effort, plan activities and timelines
• Identify where altered requirements will involve extra time or extra resources and efficiencies can be gained
• Assess needs and distribute work within a group from concept/development, presentation and final production
• Work with Senior Producer and/or Program Director to learn how to draft SOWs, Change Orders to provide basics on how to manage an end-to-end project based on the financial perspective.
• Collaborate daily with Project Managers teams and internal counterparts
• Schedules and plans QA, where QA team is not in place
• Understands the basics surrounding rights management, negotiating and licensing
• Work with proficient knowledge in the area of project planning for comprehensive campaign programs and fast turnaround projects
• Track and maintain budgets for campaign programs to ensure agency profitability
• Communicate to large teams and across inter-departments
• Active involvement in firm and externally throughout the industry
• Other responsibilities as assigned

Nature and Scope
Typically reports to Sr. Producer or Program Director

Job Requirements
• Ability to work cross disciplinary across all of the functional departments
• Ability to adapt to several different team structures / types of work as this role may be assigned by the project

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Years of Relevant Experience
• Two to five years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience or knowledge of the interactive space and/or agency experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies
• Firm advocate
• PC proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project
• Excellent communication skills, particularly in conjunction with work flow steps and internal processes
• Strong communication, organization, communication and follow up skills
• Initiative & personal responsibility for work
• Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
• Accountability and flexibility with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Positive, team-player attitude
• Exhibits strong listening skills and the ability to tactfully communicate position on relevant issues to reach team consensus