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Creative Project Manager

Job title: Creative Project Manager
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline:
Remote: No
Reference: 424681
Contact name: Jodi LaBow
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview 
Our client is a digital agency dedicated to making global brands shine even brighter through innovative, digital-first communication platforms. They have partnered with blue chip clients like WarnerMedia, HBO, Spotify, OnePlus and Showtime, to name a few. The team is packed with award-winning designers, writers, motion artists and editors who treat every assignment as their personal passion project. From the entertainment industry to health and wellness— they consistently push the limits of what’s possible for their clients.

Creative Project Manager Overview:
The Creative Project Manager (aka Digital Producer) serves as the project owner, responsible for the successful development, implementation, and delivery of program and project campaigns to internal and external clients, while under tight deadlines. This role responsible for managing client projects, assisting in the delivery process, and facilitating review meetings for creative executions. The Project Manager will also be responsible for providing Account Services with time and cost information for the assigned engagement to be incorporated into client estimates.

Creative Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Work with other project managers, account, and creative teams to define the scope of work
  • Manage creative team’s schedules, including scheduling internal regroups and check-ins
  • Ensuring all projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Develop and maintain all project deliverables including budgets and project plans
  • Manage and control project scope and control process
  • In conjunction with Director of Account and Head of Project Management, responsible for overall health and margin of assigned projects
  • Act as client point of contact for delivery related issues
  • Responsible for partnering with Resource Management to ensure appropriate staffing plans are in place
  • Contributes to internal process improvement initiatives, especially those involving tools and knowledge management solutions
  • Responsible for scoping new business projects
  • Ability to empower and lead the Project Team
  • High client-satisfaction skills with commitment to quality
  • Ability to support multiple teams/assignments
  • Proficiency in revenue recognition practices
  • Senior professional-level teamwork skills
  • Senior professional-level communication skills
  • Senior professional-level ability to influence outcomes and deliver customer value and business results
 

Creative Project Manager Requirements
  • Academic –  Four-year bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of experience with project management at a creative agency
  • Project Management – 4+ years of experience required
  • Digital Producer: 1+ years of experience preferred
  • Project Management Certification: Either academic education OR Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • certification – preferred. Underway status will be considered
  • Experience with online content/new media
  • Experience with project management tools: Asana, Wrike, MS Project, Smartsheet, Mavenlink
  • Experience with budget creation and cost management
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