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Sr. Project Manager - remote freelance

Job title: Sr. Project Manager - remote freelance
Contract type: Freelance
Location: California
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 414939
Contact name: Andrea Duong
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a full service ad agency is looking for a Sr. Project Manager.

This is a remote freelance role (40 hours a week) that is ongoing for the right person. LA or Dallas based preferred but open on location for the right person.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keeps projects moving forward smoothly, develops project plans for new work, ensures that creative can be produced within specified timeframes, efficiently manages + communicates milestones throughout the project lifecycle, proactively mitigates risks and comfortable adapting to changes from inception to delivery of projects.
  • Manages account/project-related meetings including weekly account status meetings, internal reviews, etc. Issues and or ensure issuance of timely contract reports.
  • Co-authors all project SOW’s, estimates and change order documentation.
  • Ensures SOW have been signed off by all department leads and have tight deliverables.
  • Effectively manages budget for projects, ensures deliverables can be produced within specified budgets, proactively identifies any risks and escalates needs to business / agency leads to be addressed.
  • Aligns the project team to the work to ensure resources are available and present at appropriate times throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Aligns the project team to the work to ensure resources are available and present at appropriate times throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Responsible for maintaining the required level of quality through every step of the delivery process.
  • Vendor Management & Tracking – works with 3rd party partners to align on project related costs, tracking deliverables to the approved budget and internal integration of vendor costs into client SOW documents.
  • Manages simultaneous projects within budgetary and schedule constraints.
  • Collaborates with disciplines across the agency to deliver the highest quality of work
  • If assigned, capable of mentoring junior team members of the best practices of the agency and project management.
  • Builds respectful, strong working relationships with internal team(s) from Business Leadership to execution resources on a project, as well as external partners and vendors.
  • Builds respectful, strong working relationships when applicable with client(s).
  • Ensure understanding and adherence to agency process.
  • Optimizes production workflows and processes with a goal of constant improvement.
  • Proficient with programs such as Visio, Excel, PPT and MS Project.
  • Experience with project management/workflow tools a plus. • Leads efficient meetings and conference calls.
  • Ensures timely conference notes and action steps taken.
  • Is a champion of the agency process and quality work.
  • Ensures adherence by all parties.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 5+ years of experience in CRM and 360 campaign management, i.e. digital, direct mail, video, radio, etc. at an advertising agency at a media, direct marketing or interactive advertising agency.
  • Experience in multiplatform content extensions and original content production.
  • Working knowledge of print production/ execution process.
  • Working knowledge & understanding of web technologies, including HTML, DHTML, Flash, XML, etc.
  • Possess an established track record of successful accomplishment with clients / teams.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, including MS Project.
  • Experience with At Task or related PM systems a plus.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be detailed-oriented / stickler for details.
  • Must have strong written and communication skills.
  • Must have strong leadership skills and ability / desire to mentor junior PM talent (if applicable.)
  • Project documentation samples are required (SOW and Project Plan.)

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