Advertising Project Manager

You have the steely nerves and foresight commonly found in air traffic control rooms. You’ll be bringing your skills to bear in a fast moving design firm while multiple deadlines, projects and personalities are careening towards you at lightning speed. You will be the one responsible for the successful flow of print and digital work between the creatives, editors, production gurus and account management types. You must take initiative, be proactive and ensure that projects are carried out on time and at the highest level of quality.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Develops and updates production schedules based on input from the account team; supplies production with traffic instructions.
  • Works alongside creatives, account managers, editors and the production team to create compelling and beautiful content
  • Gains approval on copy decks, layouts, mechanicals, and story boards from all members of the team.
  • Tracks all projects and keeps production and account directors abreast of workload and day-to-day production work.
  • Attends and actively participates in all internal status meetings on assigned accounts
  • Regularly communicates to the production manager with upcoming creative team needs and timing on all projects as discussed with the account team
 
Qualifications:
  • ± 4 years of experience working in a project management role, ideally in a design or design-related context
  • Agency Experience required
  • Experience with client management in a Project Management capacity
  • Deep understanding of the content development process (web, advertising, social, etc.) and its critical dependencies
  • Highly collaborative, resourceful and motivated, the ideal candidate is a self-starter who proactively moves projects forward
  • Excellent communication skills; must be able to articulate, document, and present the status of a project and the key dependencies to get it to completion
  • Strong comfort level and flexibility for an organic and iterative design process
  • Abnormally well organized with strong attention to detail
  • Familiar with Slack, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and Keynote
  • Unbreakable under pressure

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