Project Manager

The Project Manager works with the Client Services (Account Executive) team to ensure that deliverables make it to the client on time and within budget. While this is primarily an internal role, it may require client contact and correspondence. An effective problem-solver on a day-to-day basis, the Project Manager must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Account Executives from onset of project to assist in the development of project plans, including estimates and timelines
  • Manage projects from the implementation/build-out phases (after concept approvals) through the project release
  • Assist Account Executives with tracking project costs and involved in billing and close of the project
  • Work with the Traffic Manager to determine appropriate resources and timing
  • Create and manage detailed schedules throughout the life of projects
  • Set up the project schedules, create build-out phase briefs, and manage completion of tasks (to ensure projects are moving forward in a timely manner) in the Advantage system
  • Lead project communication, including project kickoff meetings, frequent internal check-ins, and client communication as needed
  • Monitor and report project progress and manage roadblocks
  • Motivate people involved in the project to complete tasks on time

Requirements:

  • BA in Marketing or related field
  • 1+ years’ related experience, preferably agency
  • Experience with traditional and digital media
  • Proficient in MS office (Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Desired Attributes:

  • Superior project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and client relationships skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to effectively meet deadlines
  • Ability to work individually as well as contribute to a robust creative team
  • Superior problem-solving and multitasking skills
  • Even-tempered, respectful, and takes a collaborative team approach
  • Creative, confident, curious, and thrives in a complex, fast-paced environment