location / New York, New York
date posted / 01/25/2017
job description / Senior Project Manager, MRM//McCann

Core Duties/Responsibilities

 

 About this role: The Sr. Digital Project Manager is responsible for managing the successful execution of assigned campaigns. In this capacity, the Senior Digital Project Manager is responsible for supervising profitable delivery of campaigns on-time, and on budget, while meeting client expectations. Importantly, Project Managers ensure that MRM//McCann project standards are enforced.

 

By Phase


Discover
• Work with Account Management to identify core team leads and communicate potential resource requirements (local / cross-office)
• Complete project setup activities
• Complete and communicate the internal planning schedule for Discover and Plan phases
• Develop a campaign stakeholder matrix
• Develop a campaign risk assessment
• Determine, document and communicate the knowledge management processes
• Develop campaign communications plan

Plan
•Develop, refine and finalize campaign BOM, detailed schedule, and project estimate (including agencyhours and fees, services to be performed by affiliated agencies, and third-party costs)
•Assist account management in assembling and preparing all documentation regarding project scope
•Work with core team leads to assign extended team resources
•Run/Facilitate Project Kick-Off meeting with extended team
Execution and Control
•Continually manage the development of assets through execution and delivery against the campaignschedule and work plan
•Conduct internal copy/layout review(s) with the core team
•Conduct review of final assets with client.
•Ensure completion of production activities
•Identify, complete and process change orders as appropriate. Involve account management.
•Process write-offs as appropriate


Project Close
•Lead an internal post-mortem team meeting
•Provides final status on project profitability, timing, and actual work time vs. estimated
•Maintain project history documentation for all projects (e.g. all rounds of creative, change orders, correspondence, estimates, final release mechanicals and printed samples). Ensure all campaign estimates; deliverables and associated IP are appropriately stored in accessible file sharing system.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

•Bachelor degree preferred (but will consider work experience)
•Minimum 6+ years of project management experience managing large customer oriented complex projects.
•Marketing agency and/or experience working in a Marketing organization. Specific experience workingwith direct mail, print advertising and online marketing (including HTML email, web banners, web sitedevelopment, among others) a plus
•Strong negotiation skills with an assertive approach
•Strong sense of ownership of process and results
•Strong interpersonal, analytical, writing, and verbal skills
•Highly adaptable, organized, and detail oriented with an ability to influence others in these areas
•Ability to find creative solutions to complex problems and multi-task
•Highly computer-literate with practical experience utilizing MS Project and other project managementtools
•PMP Certification highly preferred

 

MRM//McCann is committed to being the most relevant, effective, indispensable marketing agency in the digital world. We are a leading Customer Experience Agency that puts people first. We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to meet each client’s unique challenges with positive, measureable results. Our strategic, creative and technological expertise-including deep experience with segmentation, targeting, and analytical tools and methodologies- deliver the most effective marketing programs and platforms in the world.

 

We love our diverse workplace!  MRM//McCann is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, ty, marital status, veteran status or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.