Creative Project Manager

Atlanta, GA | Freelance | Job ID #51930 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Creative Project Manager to join our agency client in Atlanta for an onsite contract opportunity!

Please note:

  • This is an ASAP start.
  • This is an ongoing W2 contract role expected to require 35-40 hrs/wk.
  • Prior marketing/advertising agency experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience leading experiential design projects strongly preferred.

Job Summary:

  • Support the Director of Creative Services (DCS) in all project needs, from administrative to operational support to project management.
  • Work alongside the DCS in order to understand agency layout, client personalities, and project scope.
  • Provide operational support to projects and clients as assigned, with increasing level of autonomy as tenure within the position grows.
  • Assist in the coordination, completion and delivery of creative projects. Coordinate and manage the workflow of Developers, Interactive Designers, Social Community Managers, QA Testers, and Analytics team members
  • Serve as a liaison between the client Account teams and all of the Creative, Development, Interactive Design, Social Community Management, QA Testers and Analytics teams.
  • Projects will cover a wide range of topics, including creating brand content, social assets, websites, micro sites, marketing campaigns and the like.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor progress, and periodically summarize and communicate project status for Account teams and/or upper management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • 1-4 years of experience managing creative projects.
  • Prior marketing or advertising agency experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience managing experiential design projects strongly preferred.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced agency environment.
  • Must be comfortable working very closely with management and agency teams in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Desire, drive, and willingness to grow into a project management role.
  • Able to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously and efficiently; superior multi-tasking skills
  • Familiarity with creative product delivery processes.
  • High-energy, dynamic personality.
  • Excellent writing, grammatical/proofing, communication, presentation, and follow-up skills. Impeccable communication and organizational abilities.
  • Exceptional organization and resource planning skills.
  • Extreme level of attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity in at least one Project Management suite and Time Tracking tools preferred.
  • Ability to oversee all aspects of a project, from initial request (prior to Discovery) through Deployment and subsequent Maintenance
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects of widely varying time-lengths, from quick-turnaround content initiatives to large-scale web platform development projects.
  • Familiarity with how to define and manage project scopes, estimate costs and timelines, schedule tasks and resources.
  • Experience monitoring project budgets.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.