Integrated Project Manager

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #51689 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client, an entertainment marketing agency, is looking for an Integrated Project Manager to join the team for a temp assignment that could turn into a full-time position.

You will report to the Owner/Creative Director, and be responsible for:

  • Manage client projects from start to finish, ensuring successful project completion against deadlines, while making sure we’re meeting the client’s objectives
  • Provide and maintain project status, liaising with account teams, designers and suppliers/partners
  • Oversee project quality assurance by proofreading and reviewing deliverables against scope
  • Source assets from clients, partners and suppliers building great relationships
  • Be a point of contact with clients; work with them to secure assets, create timelines and keep them up- to-date on progress
  • Monitoring and enforcing project constraints (schedule/scope /resources)
  • Help to manage and grow the relationship between the client and company
  • Develop workable budgets, project plans, and realistic milestone timelines large and small the perfect balance of strategy and creative
  • Collaborate with account executives on preparation of creative recommendations, strategies and actions for the client
  • Define project scope and work with account executives in the creation of project specifications and timelines
  • Monitor all budget, research and production activity on assigned accounts and communicates status of each project to appropriate agency and client personnel to meet project deadlines
  • Maintains communications with appropriate agency, partner, and client personnel to ensure positive workflow, escalating issues as required
  • Manage agency calendars, productivity tools, site and agency assets
  • Facilitate internal team meetings
  • Ensure proper estimating and assumptions are made throughout the proposal/SOW process; ensures multiple approaches are presented if needed through brainstorming
  • Help with preparation of estimates
  • Champion systems for higher productivity working

Musts:

  • 5-7 years of project management experience with agency experience
  • Working knowledge of entertainment and/or CPG marketing and advertising
  • A genius in managing a fast moving and ever changing project schedule
  • Proficient in the project management methodologies prevalent in the industry
  • Excellent customer-facing and personal-interaction skills a must
  • Ability to grasp product and technical knowledge quickly
  • Brilliantly organized and deadline-driven
  • Wonderful verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Able to thrive under pressure in a changing environment
  • Familiarity with Mac OSX and working knowledge of MS Office 365 and Adobe Creative Services products (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Must be proficient in Apple Keynote or PPT
  • Dog lover a plus
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Disclaimer:

  • 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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