Director of Project Management

New York City, New York | Freelance | Job ID #47033 |
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Onward Search's client, a social and content agency, is seeking a Director of Digital Project Management to join their Innovation team for a three-month freelance position with the opportunity to become a permanent employee. You will captain an integrated team of creatives, developers, and innovation experts to deliver cutting-edge brand experiences along with the following areas.


  • Develop and have ownership of staffing plans, budgets, project plans and will drive communication internally and with clients on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Determine, assess and manage all risk that may be associated with projects.
  • Create and foster relationships with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring participation from all that needs to be involved.
  • Utilize your understanding and expertise of the digital world to push the team towards the application of best practices and to continually approve.
  • Own and manage relationships with third-party vendors.
  • Work with team to shape, develop and pitch/sell projects.
  • Other tasks may apply.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or similar work experience.
  • 8+ years of working across substantial marketing, web development or emerging technology projects, as well as, digital media (e.g., digital, social, web, display, chatbots, AR, VR, voice, etc.).
  • Substantial working experience using waterfall, hybrid and agile methodologies.
  • Experience working in a scrum environment.
  • You are collaborative and can work across multiple client industries/projects concurrently.
  • A hands-on leader.
  • Robust problem solver, great at prioritization and can drive a team of multidisciplinary people forward.
  • You have a deep love of process and delivering creative projects to life.
  • A passion for the digital space and learning about new media.
  • BONUS: Usable coding experience.

Interested? Submit your resume 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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