Advertising Project Manager

San Mateo, CA | Freelance | Job ID #50216 |
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Our client, a lifestyle brand located in San Mateo is looking to hire a passionate Project Manager for a long term assignment of 12+ months.

The Creative Project Manager will manage projects that push forward our client's branding and customer engagement and be part of the Advertising team at the company.


  • Manage projects through the creative development process, from kickoff through concept inception to production to final asset delivery
  • Determine which technical assets, creative resources, and budgets are required in order to fulfill project requests
  • Leads cross-functional communication around status, timelines & key milestones, creative requirements and content gaps
  • Strategic contribution (strategic thinking /orientation)
  • Ensure that teams know and understand the project vision, manage expectations and team relationships
  • Ensure that projects are handed off on time and in scope
  • Manage resources and logistics and partner with various internal and external teams to provide solutions to meet marketing and business objectives
  • Engage in contingency planning, recommend solutions and proactively engage in problem-solving
  • Support the lead manager on needs and mitigate risk on projects
  • Contribute to refining processes and workflow
  • Uphold standards and best practices

Skills and Experience:

  • 5+ years of project management experience at a brand or advertising agency
  • Experience using resource/project management tools in a work environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of advertising projects and processes (i.e. broadcast, OOH, OTT, digital, social & print)
  • Demonstrated competency in project management and the execution of multiple or large scale projects with various stakeholders
  • Ability to organize information and concisely present issues, recommendations and conclusions
  • Superior written and verbal communication

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 




  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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