For our Senior Project Manager role...if you are an enthusiastic and creative thinker with the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, troubleshoot challenges and quickly find solutions-Creative Communication Associates is the place for you!
Working in a fast-paced agency environment with like-minded professionals who love what they do and who value collaboration fuels you. You are open to new ideas and know how to adapt to variable situations and/or shifting priorities. You are an exceptional communicator, have strong attention to detail, and love working with professionals across discipline areas to plan and execute successful projects. Thinking big-picture and strategizing with the best of them, you're also confident and comfortable with all the details crossing T's and dotting I's. And you believe in helping to create and maintain a culture of inspiration and positive reinforcement to get the very best from your colleagues, or as we like to call them at CCA, your "co-friends." Creative Communication Associates (CCA), a national leader in higher education marketing and communications is seeking a talented and dynamic SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER responsible for the day-to-day organization, scheduling, and management of all client-based work, print, and digital/web-based work throughout the agency, utilizing strong managerial and interpersonal skills, teamwork and collaboration with the help of day-to-day management and utilization of the agency's project and client management software. The senior project manager opens jobs that enter the agency and assigns a step-by-step schedule from start to completion. Working closely with the entire staff, as well as outside creative partners, the project manager monitors the movement of all jobs through all agency departments, updating schedules and team members as required. In addition, the senior project manager works with the agency team to create project estimates and, together with the client service team, is responsible for keeping these projects on budget and on time through completion.
Candidates for this position must be exceptionally detail oriented, able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines, have the ability to foresee scheduling conflicts, and be solutions-oriented in their approach to troubleshooting.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
(Workamajig and Basecamp).
status report to advise all departments of schedules and job status, and runs daily
and weekly agency stand-up meetings to review workflow and deadlines.
vendors, and then works with the client service team to create estimates for all
other key team members when projects are trending over budget.
pre-production meetings when required.
information, etc., required to complete scheduled projects.
and printer proofs, making sure all materials are properly signed off on and ready
to move to the next step.
and deadlines are shared and met.
Preferred Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills):
cloud-based project management software
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills):
Creative Communication Associates (CCA) is located in Troy, NY. CCA is the nation's leading full-service marketing communications & branding agency, specializing exclusively in higher education. From the Ivy League to large public universities to small private colleges to specialty schools, CCA's over 35 years of strategic and creative expertise has built some of the best brands in higher education today. Our services include print and digital communications, media planning and advertising, capital campaign development, enrollment marketing, branding and identity, and video and photography.
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