Project Manager

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts Ideally before the end of the year
Duration 40 hours/week, 3 months
Status Freelance, possibility to extend or convert to full-time
Rate $40/hr
Our client, a financial services company, is looking for two Project Managers to join their in-house agency-style Private Banking Marketing Creative Services team, hybrid onsite in NYC. Requires 2-3 days a week onsite. Which days are flexible.

One of the two PM roles is managing the production stream, working with their outside vendor (Indecia), and managing work stream forms (forms request from comms team). The production work stream are quick turn around requests (24-48hrs) - making edits, picking up existing files, cropping images, and creating charts. The work stream requests will be coming directly to the PM.
?The other PM will focus on nee requests for entire campaigns. This is an integrated role with copy, design, etc and tends more towards digital. These projects run the whole gamut of a campaign and deliverables. The campaign requests will be assigned to the PM from the hiring manager.

A qualified PM has knowledge of Project Management tools such as Workfront, is an excellent communicator, and a proactive problem solver who works well in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

The ideal PM thrives on being engaged at all levels of the project, possessing an extreme sense of ownership, responsibility and accountability to see a project through from start to finish.

Project Manager Duties:
? Work directly with marketing teams to understand project or production request, gather requirements, define objectives, deliverables and delivery dates,
? Work with Creative Operations for resources, utilizing outside production vendors and developing a clear and actionable project plan within Workfront
? Evaluate project briefs and instructions for the Creative team, and answer any internal and external questions
? Efficiently and effectively manage day-to-day problems, and communicate effectively in difficult and time sensitive situations; understand when (and why) to escalate issues
? Facilitate meetings, and ensure the team receives clear direction for next steps
? Deliver multiple, often concurrent projects: error free, on time or early, on or under budget, all while meeting or exceeding creative objectives and expectations
? Possess knowledge of quality assurance methodologies and ownership/management of QA processes
? Proven ability to motivate and create positive team environments ? both internal and external
? Day-to-day marketing point-of-contact for all project related tasks, proactively setting and manage client expectations on an ongoing basis throughout a project
? Build strong working relationships with internal and marketing team members, establishing a role as a trusted resource and advisor

Project Manager Qualifications:
? A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a creative agency or in-house creative environment managing multiple creative projects and production requests simultaneously
? Proven ability to use analytical, innovative and quick-on-your-feet thinking to deliver major projects on time and on budget
? File and asset management in the Enterprise Digital Asset Management System and within the shared server environment with strong understanding of required asset type by final deliverable
? Production knowledge (Print/Digital) experience from a Creative Agency; working closely with print producer on deliverables and timing
? Knowledge of abilities and limitations of Adobe Creative Cloud applications
? Experience with multi-channel environment: print, digital, email, social, presentation, video, content management
? Work with designers purchasing images for each project and maintaining the art on the Enterprise DAM as well as on the server
? Experience managing design and creative process ensuring that the team provides both high-quality and cost-effective deliverables while upholding the brand standards and acting as a brand steward
? Excellent attention to detail is a must; responsible for quality control of assets
? Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment
? A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintain composure in stressful situations


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