Senior Project Manager | LA

Position: Full Time 

 

OVERVIEW

Our Project Managers are seasoned within the industry, highly organized, and dedicated to making the agency run smoother. On a day-to-day level, this means ensuring all of the team’s tasks are achieved with the highest level of efficiency and all work/projects stay on schedule and budget. From a bird's-eye view, you’ll be constantly creating, evolving, and implementing processes and tools to help produce the best work. You’ll report to the Director, Head of Project Management while working closely with account and creative leads.

Movement Strategy is an independent social media agency. Now at its 13-year, with 120+ employees across offices, we produce groundbreaking content for partners including Netflix, Klarna, Amazon Prime Video, and Warner Bros. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Office Growth

  • Partner with office and Business Strategist leads to hit client expectations and seize new opportunities 
  • Work with Director of Project Management and VP of Operations to assess office growth, overall P&L, and health of each client/team

 

Project Planning & Management

  • Oversee office-wide project work, progress, and proactive timelines for LA team(s)
  • Take lead in planning, mapping, and overseeing multiple projects/client work (project plan)
  • Schedule and lead necessary project-related meetings: kickoffs, reviews, client meetings, and recaps
  • Execute your project plans into timelines, day-to-day actions, and deliverables with internal teams
  • Continual proactivity in pushing work forward with both internal and client teammates
  • Identify, flag, and troubleshoot risks/challenges with a solution-oriented approach
  • Potential management of direct reports – Associate/Project Manager(s)
  • Resource management and allocations with creative + office resources (Forecast app/tool)

 

Business Operations

  • Track and analyze internal team hours across projects (i.e. burn reports)
  • Develop and maintain detailed timelines for detailed projects and work
  • Write and review SOWs, vendor agreements, change orders, and other contractual documents 
  • Develop staffing plans for new client retainers and/or new business opportunities 
  • Build, estimate and review budgets (including Agency hours and OOPs)
  • Help oversee and manage office-related invoicing with vendors and clients

 

Production Support 

  • Assist in confirming and resourcing post-production requests
  • Identify and track deliverable grids across projects
  • Assist in managing post-production hand-offs of photos/video footage to post-houses or internal team
  • Ship and receive digital and physical packages between partners, third-party vendors, and internal crew. 
  • Assist in maintaining and organizing files on a local server and within the agency or within the mark-up system. 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 5-8 years of experience in managing projects, teams, and clients
  • Social and/or digital agency experience 
  • Knowledgeable in PM software (i.e. Asana, Google Suite, time-tracking, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience with quality assurance; knowledge of photo/video aspect ratios and the file sizing is a plus
  • Impressive attention to detail with all tasks and work
  • Self-aware, can read rooms, be very adaptable with teams, and strong people management skills
  • Client facing with ability to speak to SOWs, budgets, staffing plans, schedules, and project plans
  • Highly proactive with solutions, and confident with decision making (important: keeps calm under pressure)
  • Well-versed with creative development and asset creation process across social/digital media
  • Strong video/photo production, especially with the post/production process
  • Solid understanding of current social/digital platforms within the industry landscape
  • Budget and SOW/contract development skills
  • Able to manage direct reports (i.e. Associate/Project Managers)

 

IDEAL QUALITIES

  • You’re proactive and naturally curious about the digital space, constantly looking for opportunities
  • You are passionate about the work you do and treat your client’s business as if it were your own
  • You make others’ jobs easier (no matter who they are or what they do)
  • You create a positive and open environment when around others
  • Your attention to detail is unmatched
  • You have a diverse and inclusive perspective 

 

PERKS

  • 100% employer contribution for health, vision, and dental
  • 401k plus discretionary match
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off 
  • Unlimited Work from Home (Post COVID) 
  • Life insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Anniversary Bonus Program 
  • FSA - Flexible Spending Account 
  • Support for continued education
  • Health and Wellness program
  • Commuter benefits (NYC) 
  • Movement Journey – Stipend for continued education or personal growth
  • Amazing colleagues! 

 

Movement Strategy is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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