Project Manager

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #64516 |
Posted Earlier this month

You will engage with project teams to identify and address critical path or roadblock issues and develop mitigation plans accordingly. You will further create timelines and track project progress to deliver projects successfully and seamlessly, on time and budget.

Primary Responsibilities

  • You are responsible for managing project status and communicating timelines to the team
  • You will maintain and communicate project meeting minutes and updates, performance-to-project plans, project risks, and other critical details and data as warranted
  • You will coordinate scheduling and planning, communicating across all levels inclusive of the project team, stakeholders, and external vendors
  • You can manage multiple projects at one time
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the project plan is accurately maintained in the project management system and that timelines and resources on the project match what is needed to successfully deliver
  • You may participate in workshops or planning sessions and be asked to manage logistics, scheduling, planning, and documentation coordination
  • You will bridge design and business disciplines, evaluating and gauging appropriate risks and future opportunities
  • You are a natural troubleshooter, with the ability to anticipate risks and challenges to project success; you are proactive in identifying and acting to escalate appropriately


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; relevant pertinent experience required
  • 4 - 7 years of project management experience, preferably supporting brand-focused initiatives
  • Experience within a design, creative, or communications organization is required
  • Project management training, excellent planning and project management skills are desirable
  • Strong experience using project management tools
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong analytical aptitude with creative abilities
  • Ability to facilitate the generation of detailed and accurate, risk-adjusted project plans and track against them
  • Demonstrated experience guiding business partners through the design process

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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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