Responsible for managing small to mid-sized strategic and technical initiatives including scope, time, and budget from initiation to project close.  Responsibilities include project planning, allocating resources, leading project teams, and monitors project progress.

 

 Responsibilities

 

  • Manages small to mid-sized projects independently, or supporting a Senior Project Manager/Project Director in leading a portion of a larger engagement on time, on budget while exceeding client expectations
  • Works directly with project leads to estimate LOE, plan activities and timelines and ensures highest business value initiatives are prioritized
  • Partners with account leads for finalizing scope, planning resources, cost, schedule and development of project charters for client authorization of work
  • Assists team with gathering client requirements and developing plan to deliver and implement solutions
  • Ensuring discovery material and assets required for projects are obtained from clients through appropriate systems in a timely manner
  • Proactively evaluates project efficiency, identifies areas for improvement within process and suggests/implements solutions to prioritize and streamline tasks
  • Working knowledge of developing and tracking against schedules and budgets that align with client and agency needs and expectations
  • Manages resources, timelines and milestones to ensure they are completed to plan
  • Responsible for scheduling, tracking, change management, evaluating, and controlling projects
  • Demonstrates good judgment in choosing methods of communication that are most effective and efficient within the agency
  • Anticipates and proactively identified risks and seeks partnership from a more senior Project Manager to assist in mitigating any issues
  • Sets clear expectations for tasks and deliverables across teams accountable for work, communicating clearly to the team and providing proper materials/documentation when necessary
  • Develops and manages project steps, tasks and requirements for multiple concurrent workstreams to ensure projects are completed timely and accurately to scope
  • Provides ongoing reporting of progress throughout project lifecycle including resource and change management, detailed timing/schedules, budget health and risks/issues to Sr. PM/Program Director; consults with team and adjusts as needed
  • Work with Senior Producer PM and/or Program Director to learn how to draft SOWs, Change Orders to provide basics on how to manage an end-to-end project based on the financial perspective.
  • Collaborate daily with Project Managers teams and internal counterparts
  • Schedules and plans QA, where QA team is not in place
  • Understands the basics surrounding rights management, negotiating and licensing
  • Work with proficient knowledge in the area of project planning for strategic and quick turn projects
  • Track and maintain budgets for campaign programs to ensure agency profitability
  • Communicate to large teams and across inter-departments
  • Active involvement in Moxie, ZO and externally throughout the industry
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

 

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two to five years of relevant experience
  • Experience or knowledge of the interactive space and/or agency experience
  • Ability to work cross disciplinary across all of the functional departments
  • Ability to adapt to several different team structures / types of work as this role may be assigned by the project

 

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

 

  • PC proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly in conjunction with work flow steps and internal processes
  • Strong communication, organization, communication and follow up skills
  • Initiative & personal responsibility for work
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multitask
  • Accountability and flexibility with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, team-player attitude
  • Exhibits strong listening skills and the ability to tactfully communicate position on relevant issues to reach team consensus

 

Reporting and Succession

 

Typically reports to Sr. Project Manager or Program Director

 

ABOUT MOXIE

 

Moxie is a modern marketing solutions agency that expertly leverages the value of data, content and technology to help our clients grow. We push the boundaries of what's possible to outperform the competition in the areas of strategy, creative, social marketing, media, analytics and technology development. Founded in 2000, Moxie has 300+ talented employees in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York and Pittsburgh. Owned by global media giant Zenith — part of the Publicis Groupe — Moxie is able to quickly leverage cross-company areas of enterprise, talent, experience, resources and tools. Moxie's client roster includes Verizon Wireless, Verizon FiOS, Delta, Porsche, American Cancer Society, Ocean Spray, Wells Fargo, The Coca-Cola Company, 20th Century Fox, Chick-fil-A, Nike, Ainsworth Pet Nutrition and Cisco Systems.

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