Project Manager, Pharma Ad Agency

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #61978 |
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Our client, an independent Pharma advertising agency, is seeking a Project Manager with HCP Pharma experience to join their team. Candidates must be local to NYC as the intention will be to resume some in-person work when safe to do so.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead and manage the creative agency processes and timeline management to ensure adherence with schedules and deliverables
  • Lead and manage the creative development and production of both digital and traditional communications for a range of brands across web, banners, collateral, video, print, etc.
  • Work with an integrated team across Creative, Strategy and Account from the planning and brief stage through development and production
  • Ensure that client deliverables are defined and that all teams are aware of their required output
  • Build and manage to timelines, keeping a trained eye on all processes to remove roadblocks that may stand in the way of achieving success
  • Route deliverables to teams for review via the internal routing system and ensure the right parties are signing off before key milestones are hit
  • Lead the team across all status meetings from tracking the hot-sheet to daily and weekly stand-ups
  • Support the Account team in developing accurate Scopes of Work ensuring that creative staffing/allocation is appropriate for project needs
  • Keep teams on schedule in relation to budgetary and SOW requirements, alerting team if risk of going over
  • Support the development of the PM team around you, leading and mentoring more junior associates
  • Other tasks may apply!

About you:

  • 5+ years of creative agency Project Management experience including time spent on Pharma accounts
  • Must have HCP Pharma experience
  • Integrated project management for Video, Digital, Social, Web, Emails, Print
  • Ability to own the project management process - manage timelines, budgets, hot sheet meetings etc.
  • Experience working through project financials is mandatory
  • Must be comfortable interacting with the account team, creative team, and tech pm's
  • Must be proficient with the Microsoft Suite, with a heavy emphasis on digital routing platforms like Workfront, Asana, ProofHQ, or hive, etc. and MS Project and a working knowledge of Excel
  • Experience working with Project Management tools like Excel, Smartsheet, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and keep teams on task and on schedule

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.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.