Program Director - REMOTE

Job title: Program Director - REMOTE
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland, Oregon, OR
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 402091
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client prides itself on delivering cutting edge design and solutions to their clients across a wide range of industries. They're currently searching for an experienced Program Director to join their ranks and continue their tradition of success. The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind and a proven ability to strategize and implement high-level program initiatives. As a natural born leader, you will have a strong talent for project coordination and delegation. Ultimately, you are motivated by the desire to optimize productivity and nurture program success from inception to completion.

 What you’ll be doing.

  • You will meet deliverable requirements, assess change and risk management, and frequently oversee a number of clients and internal team members
  • As a mentor and manager of fellow employees, can both lead by example and also take an active interest in fostering the talents of those working under you.
  • You will manage and set client expectations, making sure everyone from clients to internal team members are satisfied.
  • You will manage long-term, multi-million dollar engagements with multiple project tracks and teams as well as command project management processes and methodologies.
  • You will focus on goals and solutions that impact both individual work streams, and also the program as a whole.

What we’d like to see:

  • You have extensive experience structuring, leading, and growing several, multi-year, multi-million dollar engagements with parallel and interconnected work streams and teams.
  • You lead strategic discussions & presentations to clients on a regular basis.
  • You have worked in a client services organization, preferably on projects with top tier consulting firms or interactive agencies (including web, mobile, video, brand, and strategic consulting projects).
  • You have an understanding of web and application development and design lifecycle, and knowledge of web development technologies and emerging technologies including AR/VR, voice and AI. 
  • You have a strong appreciation for design and user experience.  
  • You have experience running large scale integrated marketing campaigns for top brands. Must have knowledge of banner and video production process.
  • You consider yourself a generalist and someone that can jump into many different categories of work and deliver.
  • You are a leader, mentor and motivator for your team to perform the best results. 
  • You represent program management at the office leadership level and take on more responsibility for department leadership and mentorship.
  • You have a strong appreciation for design and user experience.  
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