Project Manager

Location

Richmond

Department

Project Management

Every day you wear your conductor’s hat with honor. Navigating the tracks and driving the train forward is something you are passionate about. Your talents shine as you execute the right path ahead and the tasks that path requires. You have the ability to identify a project’s needs; including communication styles, resources, and risks to mitigate. 

You understand that all of these elements play a role in the success of our agency and its clients. 

As a Project Manager I, you are expected to have an understanding of the steps and processes required to complete a wide variety of agency projects. In an effort to strengthen this understanding, you will be expected to support senior and mid-level project managers in the development and execution of project plans.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as interdepartmental contact for assigned projects, with continuous senior-level oversight
  • Work with various departments to deploy the needed resources on a per-project basis
  • Under guidance of a senior project manager, generate and maintain all project timelines to ensure delivery of work as scheduled
  • Assist senior-level project manager(s) in managing the creative development process and coordinating with production partners
  • Create and maintain detailed records of the life of a project and share information as needed; maintain accurate project information on the Agency’s shared server and Workfront.
  • Manage priorities per project, including weekly and daily status reports, Workfront maintenance.
  • Circulate internal materials (comps, presentations, mechanicals, proofs etc.…) for approval
  • Expand your knowledge of new technologies and innovative methods of production in order to contribute to the creative process
  • Ensure discussion recaps/conference reports are executed and understood by all team members

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:    

  • Interest in building understanding of all production disciplines: print, digital, broadcast and non-traditional media
  • Self-motivated, quick study with exceptional time management skills
  • Collaborative and steady disposition; strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills accompanied by the ability to prepare accurate and detailed documentation
  • Effective troubleshooting, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks, manage deadlines, be flexible and proactive
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Agency departments
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications; willingness to learn a range of technologies and communication tools. A working knowledge of Project Management systems, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote, etc. a plus

Education, Experience and TrainingBachelor's degree required; degree in marketing field a plus. A minimum of 1 year of project management experience– OR – Any equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Conditions

  • May require working beyond normal work schedule
  • Minimal travel
  • Performs related work as assigned