Project Manager For Hire, Dallas

Project Manager Job Description

Is that one green M&M your OCD trigger image?

Our award-winning Dallas ad agency seeks an overachiever who, starting from scratch, thrives at creating executable timelines.Author laser-focused, actionable production schedules that outline critical paths, float, and contingency plans. And watch your puppets dance.

The Project Manager will shepherd all aspects of a marketing initiative. From balancing resources available, advising the Sales team on budget and deadline feasibility, to being accountable for the Creative Team producing within restraints, and negotiating deadlines with media/vendors.

Critical is the ability to communicate with client: expectations, schedules, their dependencies, and inevitable adaptations.

Project Manager will work with the Agency Creative Director and rely on the Creative Director’s team to deliver above expectations. And will communicate in a timely matter to client needs and inquiries. Third party vendors or freelance assets often factor into scheduling.

  • Strong organizational skills, excellent listener, takes copious notes, and an intuitive communicator
  • 3-5 years of professional experience, preferably in a creative or agency setting
  • Consummate team player, relational, and obsessive about workload management
  • Collaborative, Punctual, Creative Problem Solver, Cross Functional, and thrives in an inventive environment
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects with varying degrees of priority and complexity
  • Gantt Chart knowledge a must, and the ability to use Gantt software.
  • Experienced with Google Mail and Calendar suite, Apple Productivity Apps (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Quickbooks Online (Job Costing, Timesheets) as well as Web Conferencing tools.
  • Media purchasing and management as well as web project management required by certain projects.
  • Timely Job Costing, Expense Tracking and Invoice Management necessary for proper budget oversight.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

Comprehensive salary, paid vacation, and health benefits are available. If interested please apply below. Resume required (.pdf, .doc, .docx, or .txt). No phone calls, please.