Ogilvy

  • Freelance Digital Project Manager

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/3/2018 3:35 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3950
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Department
    Production/Traffic
  • Overview

    The Freelance Digital Project Manager will be responsible for digital project in many facets of the agency, including, but not limited to, the following: managing multiple medium to large scale projects; managing internal, client, and other external stakeholders; working with strategic, creative, and technical teams to proactively develop new ideas that will benefit the client’s business; provide direction and advice on strategy and solution where appropriate; subject matter expert in the project initiation and definition phases; and have the ability to learn the project management process quickly.

    Responsibilities

    • Planning

    o   Clearly translating client requirements and assist in writing of internal briefs.

    o   Documenting all project requirements within a project charter.

    o   Work closely with account management and client to gain approvals.

    o   Accurately identify risks and provide mitigation plans.

    o   Create and own project plan and deliverables.

    • Executing

    o   Managing budget, timelines and delivery management.

    o   Conducting internal and external project meetings & status reporting.

    o   Working closely with technical and creative teams to develop and implement solutions.

    o   Partner with Producers to execute final product

    • Closing

    o   Provides feedback on process and identifies gaps.

    o   Conducts post mortems on projects agency partners.

    o   Assists Account Team in monitoring the effectiveness of campaigns.

    o   Compare against predefined success measures.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 3-5 years of proven experience as a Project Manager in an agency environment.
    • Ability to quickly grasp business issues and work well under deadlines.
    • Sense of ownership and responsibility for deliverables.
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
    • Strong written and spoken communication skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
    • Client friendly – well presented, organized and personable.
    • Highly organized with great attention to detail a MUST.
    • Ability to lead a team.
    • Understanding of creative and technical development lifecycles.
    • Desire to keep up with new developments in the digital space.
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
    • PMP preferred

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