Project Manager

Westlake Village, California | Permanent | Job ID #47367 |
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Onward Search has a client seeking a Project Manager, preferably with pharma experience, who works to make sure all needs for the client are delivered on time, on budget and to their satisfaction. This role works with account managers who are onsite and executes internally with the creative team.


  • Develop & maintain a healthy relationship internally as well as externally with their "partners" onsite at the client.
  • Solid understanding of the client’s business and the way the client works.
  • Able to follow and make improvements as needed to creative briefs.
  • Implement project schedules ensuring all activity is completed to the agreed deadlines.
  • Produce and communicate client updates as well as communicate regularly regarding work in progress.
  • Develop and continue a good understanding of the clients brand(s).
  • Support team members and developers in the pursuit of delivering the highest standard of service to the client.
  • Manage expectations, know the workloads of the internal team to ensure predicting/planning of future resource requirements.
  • Set and manage project timelines.
  • Brief projects into the studio.
  • Ensure all output meets client requirements, has been through QC and is approved before release to the client.
  • Determine which location is most appropriate to get the work done.
  • Attend regular meetings with the team to update on ongoing workload.
  • Maintain invoice tracking in CMD.
  • Accurately quote all jobs and keep the client regularly updated with any additional cost.
  • Verify all output against brief.


  • 3+ years account/ project management experience in an advertising agency.
  • A diploma/degree in communication, advertising or marketing or equivalent in role experience.
  • PMP preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing projects of medium to high complexity to successful completion; able to handle multiple concurrent projects.
  • Display a good understanding of print, production, repro, social media, and digital media, including costs.
  • Experience in managing ATL, BTL and Digital projects.
  • Understanding of media schedules / specifications for ATL, BTL, and Digital.
  • Experience in artwork and production process is essential [life cycles and copywriting.
  • Written and Spoken proficiency in English is mandatory. Proficiency in any other language is a plus.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills; ability to plan for all eventualities and provide solutions to issues.

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  • 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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