• Program Associate

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/17/2018 1:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    US-NY-New York
    Program Management
  • Overview

    Our Program Associates are our entry level agency staff who partner daily with program managers and various account leaders to learn about the agency business (operational and delivery excellence, efficiency and speed to market) as well as the client’s business (competitive understanding, basics in client’s data and metrics, etc.).  Program Associates are curious observers of life, passionate about learning all they can about our industry. They are pro-active and adaptable, brave and resourceful



    Here’s what you’ll be doing to support the Agency and Client growth

    • Establishing and building relationships internally, along with establishing relationships with junior level clients
    • Demonstrating business etiquette in both meetings and written communications
    • Providing administrative support, including status reports, meeting scheduling, budget tracking, etc.
    • Learning about key agency disciplines such as Media, Production, Strategy, Account, Program Management, Creative, etc.).
    • Beginning to ‘manage the making’ of communications assets and understand Ogilvy’s ‘process’
    • Managing small projects and supporting more senior PM’s on larger projects
    • Assistance with project management/workflow system data entry and reporting
    • Working alongside planning and account management leaders to produce simple creative briefs
    • Basic analyses of client’s business results and competitive landscapes
    • Understanding & respecting every department’s role within Ogilvy
    • Working to anticipate upcoming needs and hurdles and providing ideas to mitigate
    • Recognizing scope change and knowing when to escalate
    • Assisting with the onboarding of new team members


    Here’s what you’ll bring to the table

    • 0-2 years of experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrable passion for all aspects of the agency’s business
    • Willingness to take on new challenges
    • Natural & effective collaborator
    • Good listener
    • Detailed-oriented and reliable


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