Project Manager

Richmond, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #56904 |
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Onward Search has a new opportunity with a well-known financial client. This opportunity is for a Project Manage that can start immediately onsite at our client’s office in Richmond, VA. Our client is looking for a candidate that will manage the delivery process of campaigns, activations, and additional projects throughout the year. If you’re savvy with that, apply right now!


  • Work on large and medium scale integrated marketing projects that have a direct impact on the company
  • Leading the project through discovery and delivery involving:
    • Project Planning (documenting objectives, success measures, scope and customer expectations)
    • Governance Planning and Management (roles, responsibilities, interactions, communication)
    • Develop and execute detailed work plans, project schedules, decisions, risk and issue logs, and status reports including meeting scheduling and calendar management
    • Conduct project meetings and is responsible for project documentation, tracking, and analysis
    • Monitor and manage critical path, decisions, risks, plan contingencies, facilitate scope changes, and build mitigation plans to achieve desired outcomes
    • Identify and provide solutions to gaps as needed for project success
    • Act as liaison between brand strategy leads, channel workstream leads, and cross-functional team members
    • Adhere to department/audit policies, procedures, and expectations while managing scope, schedule, resources, and budget to deliver high-quality results
    • Communicate effectively with associates at all levels, to manage expectations, drive for results and provide transparency around the Brand workstream deliverables
    • Apply sound judgment and innovative thinking when working with clients to solve problems, while recognizing trade-offs between competing priorities that affect delivery
    • Work with the program manager to identify and solve opportunities to improve and streamline project management practices in the organization


  • Must have 3 to 6 years of Project Management experience managing Brand/Marketing projects
  • Must have 3 to 6 years of marketing experience either on agency or client-side
  • Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Software Suite
  • Ability to self-direct and task-switch between strategic and tactical initiatives regularly
  • Focused and deliberate written and verbal communication skills with exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Preference to be a member of a lean, nimble team where fast failure, change, and evolution is expected and encouraged
  • Ability to ask hard questions and push into uncharted territories

​Does this sound like you? Apply 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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