Sr. Project Manager

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Awesome ad agency in Seattle is looking for an experienced Creative Project Manager

General Description:
Agency PMs provide the interface between clients and internal resources to ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget and that the work meets clients’ expectations. PMs work closely with the development and creative teams to ensure project success. Individuals must understand the creative process and support collaboration across all departments.

Essential Functions:
• Develops proposals and change orders that outline project requirements and deliverables
• Develops project schedules to ensure that all critical tasks are identified and completed on a timely basis
• Initiates and coordinates each phase and task according to schedule
• Educates clients on project process, schedule, and scope
• Manages budget, timeline, and resource utilization
• Procures all necessary equipment, software, services, and materials when needed for project success
• Attends daily traffic meetings to secure necessary resources
• Facilitates communication with clients, team members, suppliers, and management on project progress
• Monitors compliance with relevant codes, standards, and regulations relating to the project
• Follows up to ensure client satisfaction and internal project success
• Performs administrative duties related to projects as needed, including general accounting responsibilities

Professional Skills:
• Excellent communication skills required for moving projects through the organization and troubleshooting project obstacles
• Experience running both internal and client-facing meetings during all phases of a project
• Basic knowledge of advertising and marketing practices, time management, budget monitoring, and the creative life cycle of a project
• Ability to develop relationships with clients, providers, internal team, management, and other project contacts
• Limited knowledge of the specific industry trends and issues
• Excellent written communication skills
• Excellent organization and negotiation skills

Must have agency experience. Experience with telecom and or TMobile are a plus.