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Senior Project Manager

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Understood | New York, NY
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Published 14 days ago

Start Date

July 15, 2019

Application Deadline

July 1, 2019


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for shaping and leading the process that will manage creative projects with varying levels of complexity for Understood. This role will collaborate with cross-functional partners across all of our programs to coordinate the completion of projects on time and within budget and scope, while ensuring the most productive and efficient use of team resources.

In short, you will plan both projects and resources, you will facilitate both the day-to-day workflow and a culture of collaboration, and you will be a champion for both high-quality work and a relentless pursuit of improvement—always finding ways to enhance and improve the processes you implement.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and manage the detailed delivery of a range of projects to meet defined time, budget targets, and quality standards
  • Proactively monitor project progress against key milestones
  • Provide regular status reports including hours utilized and financial status for projects
  • Establish required internal meetings, ensuring necessary team members are in attendance
  • Work closely with marketing and program teams to prepare project proposals, schedules, and budget estimates
  • Monitor plans using appropriate software to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Anticipate obstacles to mitigate risk with project deadlines and team resources
  • Be responsible for quality standards and delivery of work on time and on budget
  • Develop and maintain relationships with outside agencies, partners, production companies, and vendors to ensure consistency in the team’s ability to deliver best-in-class creative solutions

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree; PMP or similar certification strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of professional experience in advertising or marketing project management or program management, working with digital, video, and print deliverables
  • Dynamic leadership, management, and team-building skills
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Successful track record managing multiple client assignments simultaneously
  • Knowledge of integrated advertising/marketing including print, digital, and video
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Google Apps suite (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, etc.), Microsoft Office suite, as well as other contemporary PM software or platforms

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Understood for All encourages individuals of all learning styles, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds including those whose life experiences may include the challenge of access due to a disability to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to supporting this work.

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for shaping and leading the process that will manage creative projects with varying levels of complexity for Understood. This role will collaborate with cross-functional partners across…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

32 Laight Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10013
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