Integrated Project Managers with our client are at the heart of the agency and are responsible for overseeing the quality of work, project profitability and movement of broadcast, digital, print and social creative through the entire agency workflow. You will be a partner to the account lead and creative lead, protecting the creative vision while shepherding work through the agency and ultimately releasing for delivery to the clients.
Additionally, the Integrated Project Manager assures that the project deliverables map to the creative brief and business objectives and that the timekeeping and project budgets are up to date in real-time.
This position requires a positive, can do attitude paired with the flexibility and ability to work with multiple teams co-located. The ability and desire to partner and mentor junior members of the IPM team is key as is maintaining the broad vision required for executing a project, including strategic thinking & leadership from beginning to end. Experience with franchise retail and automobile clients a plus.
Provide team leadership; work with the account and discipline leads to ensure project success within budget, timeline, and scope
Experience driving cross-office stakeholders
Responsible for project profitability; planning, tracking and approval of project expenses, billing and invoices
Serve as a key point of contact internally, communicating expectations to team members and managing the work in an agile method from inception through delivery of final creative
Oversee cadence for kick-off, status and day-to-day meetings; ensure timely completion of all milestone phases
Quality control lead
Build relationships with existing clients; support and facilitate client demo, support client presentations with appropriate team members and directors
Look for opportunities to further increase client engagement through up-sell and future opportunities
Day-to-day mentorship of the junior members on the IPM team
Bachelor’s degree with a major in marketing, communications, business or other closely related areas. PMP certification a plus
5-7 years experience in advertising or marketing communications managing multiple broadcast, digital, print, website, video and interactive projects concurrently
Proven track record in fast-paced agency environment including exposure to clients, ability to lead project teams and ability to successfully mentor team members
Able to demonstrate proven organizational and project management skills
Strong presentation skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
Is a seasoned, detail-oriented, highly organized, problem solver
Can take the lead on planning and managing large, complex projects with many workstreams in their entirety, from brief to delivery
Will take the driver’s seat and push the work forward, with a relentless focus on the details
Is solutions-focused and the go-to person to assess challenges
MUST BE ABLE TO START WORK ASAP!
MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH RADIO SCRIPTS AND GOOGLE ADVERTISEMENTS.