Project Manager

NY, New York | Freelance | Job ID #55687 |
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Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with a big well-known client. This opportunity is for a freelance Project Manager who is able to start immediately onsite at our client’s office in New York City. The ideal candidate should be an experienced project manager who will be able to work collaboratively on the Editorial Design team which is focused on building and unifying the brand’s personality across all of the products. If this sounds like you, apply right now!



  • Be the liaison between the Editorial Design team and collaborators (internally and externally).
  • Work closely with design managers for the onboarding of new designers to editorial design.
  • Ensure everything runs smoothly for Art Directors and their collaborators.
  • Receive, manage, and prioritize incoming assignments.
  • Educate internal clients on the process, manage their needs as well as expectations and communicate what’s viable and prioritized.
  • Initiate and drive startup briefing meetings for new projects.
  • Manage external resources (production agencies, freelancers, negotiate fees, monitor budgets, facilitate contracts, and payment).
  • Look after timelines and deadlines for projects.
  • Facilitate the weekly rhythm of the team’s recurring meetings (weekly planning, daily stand-ups, design critiques, etc.).



  • Must have at least 4 years of experience as a producer/project manager in a creative agency/in house agency or production environment.
  • Must have digital experience.
  • Passion for project management with a track record of delivering outstanding timely work.
  • People-focused and detail-oriented with great time management skills.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Respectful to collaborators at all levels across the organization.
  • Ability to take a hands-on approach to solve challenges that arise during projects.
  • Ability to provide evidence where workflows have been innovated and improved.

​Does this sound like something you can take on, apply now to learn more about this job today!

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.