Senior Digital Project Manager

Atlanta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #64369 |
Posted Last Month
Onward Search is hiring a Senior Digital Project Manager on a contract-to-hire basis for an Agency client with offices in Atlanta, GA. We're looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 



  • You’ll be leading cross-functional teams and clients to deliver digital solutions.
  • You watch timelines and budgets like a hawk.
  • You’re fanatical about quality.
  • And, you know how to consider client drivers when thinking about tradeoffs between time, scope, quality, and risk.
  • You are key to building a positive team environment.
  • You are great at building relationships and driving team collaboration.
  • You care deeply about individual development and high-performance standards.
  • You’re comfortable leading teams.
  • You seamlessly bring together multiple disciplines even when we’re using the same words but mean different things.
  • You will be driving a high-performance creative team towards delivering interactive experiences on websites working with the following: Data strategists, experience strategists, content strategists, user experience designers, visual designers, copywriters, and requirements managers.
  • You will ensure the experience design goes through internal and client reviews and sign-off gates; you break down internal silos to bring inputs from different teams when working for a large account.
  • You ensure the experience is documented and handed to a technical team.
  • You will ensure the creative QA of these experiences by working closely with the client team, your creative team, and the third-party tech team.
  • You will enable this through a robust process using tools like Workfront
  • Managing a complex, multi-track project
  • Leading a small-scale program consisting of multiple projects


  • Partners with other project and or discipline leaders to drive teams. Builds and structures the project team to ensure maximum performance.
  • Must have experience with Creative teams
  • Structures and manages integrated, multi-track projects and/or programs of multiple projects.
  • Provides purpose, direction, and motivation to the team. Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria.
  • Project and/or program communications
  • Creation of project deliverables
  • Scope management
  • Development and tracking of integrated project plans
  • Project and/or program issues tracking and management
  • Sets quality and performance standards
  • Maintains project tracking, dashboards, and information systems.
  • Assesses and manages project risk
  • Responsible for ongoing client satisfaction.
  • Manages peer-level client relationships (expectations, communications, negotiations, escalation, feedback, etc.).
  • Develops relationships with and ensures the appropriate participation of key client stakeholders and client executives.
  • Provides day-to-day project contact for the client.
  • Leverages best practices and applies lessons learned from previous projects
  • Ensures a positive, collaborative work environment for the team.
  • Manages third-party partner and/or vendor relationships, as necessary.
  • Maintains awareness of the current industry environment that shapes opportunities for client solutions (i.e. news events, trends, mergers, etc.).
  • Works with business unit leadership to pursue, shape, and sell client solutions


  • Digital Marketing Services background
  • Demonstrated experience with the creation of content-heavy websites, interactive design, and CMS for B2B and B2C
  • The client is high touch, so the candidate should have significant experience working with the client’s day-to-day
  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Experience in CSR related initiatives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build crisp and concise PowerPoint slides around a story arc., and you’re a wiz at adapting your message depending on your audience.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and know how to adapt your approach when working with people from different disciplines (technology, creative, data, strategy, and marketing engagement)
  • Expert at juggling a half-dozen things at a time and prioritizing across them as needed.
  • You love problem-solving. You know how businesses work. You get excited about learning the nuances of each client and you bring been there / done that / outside perspectives wherever possible.

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.
  • 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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