Careers


Project Manager

Pacific Palisades, CA

The Project Manager (PM) leads the day-to-day execution of projects such as: print, digital, POS, social, pitch presentations, etc., as well as assist with broadcast and experiential projects. The PM is responsible for the communication and delivery of creative projects to the client and the creation of project schedules based on information provided by the client/brand team. The PM partners closely with the Brand Director, who directly manages the client’s higher-level relationship, while both Brand Directors and Project Managers share the day-to-day communications and relationship with the client. Therefore, our PMs must possess excellent communication skills and great leadership capabilities with clients and with internal teams, which include Brand, media, design, creative, strategy, production and Partners. 
 
The PM owns the process and sheppards projects prior to briefing, through concept approval, client presentations, and revisions, and until final creative delivery. The PM must have strong attention to detail to ensure everything coming out of the agency is correct and appropriate for client presentation/delivery. 
 
Project Managers at The Many are empowered to produce great work results through relentless organization, uncompromising integrity, effective communication, and proactive problem solving all while taking full ownership of a project and showcasing passion for great work!

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain and execute full-cycle project plans and leads the creative through the process, including define project schedules, objectives, and deliverables to meet the needs of the client
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of multiple projects, leading cross-functional teams to ensure deliverables are completed on time and to client expectations
  • Lead calender scheduling and note-taking for projects
  • Oversee traffic management of projects prior to briefing to completion, which includes developing, managing, and moving along project schedules with the client and internal teams
  • React quickly to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Have constant foresight into upcoming needs and possible red flags
  • Coordinate project expectations with the internal teams and third-party vendors (photographer/printers/illustrators)
  • Develop and maintain proper vendor relationships to accomplish goals
  • Mitigate team conflict and communication problems; resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
  • Manage usage of assets for projects
  • Additional duties to be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience at an advertising/creative agency
  • Fully integrated experience a plus - including digital, print, social media, TV, direct marketing, and experiential
  • Solid understanding of project management principles, methods, techniques, and web-based tools
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams in a collaborative agency environment
  • Process-driven, highly-organized and methodical with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and handle multiple projects simultaneously within a fast-paced environment and with multiple resources.
  • Must be self-motivated, with the ability to think independently, proactively, and work autonomously when necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills, especially from a client perspective
  • Polish when it comes to organization, note taking, and writing
  • An enthusiastic, positive, and committed attitude, flexible problem-solver, open to participate, and grow with the company
  • Have a passion for great work
  • Experience working in a creative team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Capacity to interact well with outside clients as well as internal employees who range in personality types
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines in a high-pressure environment

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