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Project Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina
Permanent | Job ID #69841 | $40,000 - $50,000 yearly | Posted 2 months ago

Onward Search needs a full-time, direct hire Project Manager for an advertising agency. The project manager is one of the most important parts of the client service team and works with their assigned account manager(s) to manage all client approved projects from start to finish for assigned clients.


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As a Project Manager you’ll:

  • Acts as the primary point of contact between the internal departments and the account manager, developing relationships with internal teams and working closely with them to understand their capabilities.
  • Works closely with all department staff to develop and execute strategic plans, projects, reports, correspondence, budgets and timelines.
  • Has a thorough understanding of the planning, timelines, budgets, creative and production processes.
  • Proactively gathers the necessary information to plan and implement each client project and schedule the job from start to finish including the assignment of who is handling what.
  • Communicates information via tasking and proper direction that is needed for each segment of the project.
  • Responsible for all internal parties that need to proof the projects completely before sending to the account manager.
  • Provides timely issuance of all documentation: proposals, project initiations, creative briefs, estimates, timelines, meeting summaries, and status and budget reports.
  • Manages time and financial resources to ensure client projects are on time and budget.
  • Attends all internal scrum calls with traffic, creative and development to ensure teams have everything needed to complete projects, answer questions and make sure we are on-time and budget.
  • Attends weekly department meetings, daily status meetings and bi-weekly entire company meetings.
  • Maintains internal server with proper folders, items in folders and final PDF’s of all artwork.
  • Maintains working knowledge of pertinent software and peripherals needed to complete work.
  • Proofreads copy, artwork, agency and printers’ proofs as requested; sees that all work completes the standard agency approval process before being reviewed by account managers and clients before being turned over to vendors/printers.
  • Trains and mentors Junior Project Managers.
  • Prepares special projects and reports as directed.
  • Will be trained to assist with other departmental and agency functions on an as-needed basis.

Skills & Experience Needed:

  • A Bachelor's degree
  • 1-3 years of project management experience, preferably in a creative agency
  • Expert working level knowledge in Google Apps for Business (Mail, Calendar, Drive) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Keynote)
  • Professional image through in-person and phone interaction
  • Excellent time and calendar management skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced and pressured environment while remaining proactive, resourceful, and efficient
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Considering candidates located in NC, SC, or FL


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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $40,000 - $50,000 yearly


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