Digital Project Manager

Oakland, California | Freelance | Job ID #47013 |
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Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Project Manager with our client. As a Digital Project, you’ll help to develop the schedule, budget, activities, and deliverables that comprise the project plan. You’ll organize the team around a project methodology and drive successful outcomes by aligning the efforts of team members and stakeholders in the project plan. You’ll report directly to the Senior Content Project Manager.

This is a full-time, on-site, 3+ contract opportunity.


  • Act as principal liaison between the in-house agency and brand engagement leads, E-commerce leads, brand category managers, R&D and other cross-functional clients within the company.
  • Collaborate with client stakeholders, and project discipline leads to identify requirements, determine project scope and deliverables, set priorities and establish milestones.
  • Develop project plans, estimates, schedules, and statements of work.
  • Accurately track and communicate status, progress, and financials to the project team and stakeholders.
  • Orchestrate activities and deliverables between internal teams, external partners, vendors, and clients.
  • Serve as an initial escalation step for project-related problem resolution within the in-house agency.
  • Partner seamlessly with Senior managers and group account leads for client happiness/health and communications.
  • Deliver earliest possible notice of project needs for forecasting resourcing, capacity, and technology needs within the in-house agency.
  • Ensure awareness of and adherence to agency policies and best practices.
  • Contribute to the project’s strategic vision and take ownership in the quality of the final product.
  • Maintain department status and resource planning activities.


  • 3-5 years’ experience as a project manager with at least two years in a digital or integrated agency context, ideally with experience in consumer packaged goods.
  • Bachelor's degree required. PMP certification a plus!
  • Familiarity with standard software project management methodologies, workflow, and tools.
  • Experience across a range of content production mediums (interactive, video, print, packaging) and working within an integrated advertising process highly desirable
  • Deep knowledge of state-of-the-art web technologies, design and user experience best practices. Specific experience with Web and native app development is a plus!
  • Solid understanding of file specifications; resolution, color space and other technical requirements of assets needed for image production for web, mobile, and email.
  • Demonstrated success in providing mentorship and guidance in a project context.
  • Agency-side or internal agency experience ­ familiarity with a client-service context.
  • Ability to gracefully navigate a complex system of stakeholders with disparate objectives and priorities.

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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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.

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