Senior Project Manager

Springbox Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Springbox, a Prophet Company, offers a fun, stimulating, technology-focused work environment that is fast-paced and rewarding. We are committed to fostering an environment where highly talented, challenge-hungry people thrive. You will have the opportunity to learn and grow your skill-set, while making a real contribution to a rapidly expanding agency.

A qualified candidate will have 5 or more years project management experience within an interactive marketing or advertising agency. Must have a history of working directly with clients and building long-term relationships, while reporting and communicating project status effectively. The ideal candidate for the position should have extensive project management experience in an agency environment having delivered large-scale digital solutions.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrate effective planning, organization and time-management skills.

  • Open and effective communication in a manner consistent with the audience. Ability to influence team members and peers through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities and knowledge.

  • Some interaction with client in matters relating to project planning, execution and review of deliverables.

  • Working alongside account management for both demand generation and technical projects in a highly collaborative team environment

  • Sound analytical and diagnostic skills and ability to think high-level.

  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment and deliver quality results.

  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to drive large internal and external teams (both technical and non-technical), and client business sponsors to successfully deliver on time, within scope and budgeted engagements.

  • Ability to demonstrating an adaptive style that is flexible and effective in gaining cooperation of others so as to maintain effective partnerships across the organization

  • Capable of making appropriate decisions, while resolving issues in creative and effective ways.

  • Experience with office software such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Sites; and PM software such as Basecamp and JIRA.

  • Familiarity with agile project management methodologies (Scrum / Kanban) for UX/Web Technology projects

  • The ability to be flexible and accommodating when needed in order to get things done

Responsibilities

  • Manage one or more projects concurrently including digital advertising campaigns and/or technology projects from strategy to implementation.

  • Planning, managing and executing digital solutions for large-scale clients with multiple lines of business, high-risk projects, and special engagements.

  • Work closely with the technical teams, developing and managing project plans, change requests, risk assessments, and communications.

  • Driving the team to meet and exceed milestone delivery schedules and controlling project scope, budget, and timelines to ensure successful, on time go live delivery.

  • Ask questions, research solutions to help define project requirements. Familiarity with estimate creation.

  • Proven ability to build and lead strong project teams.

  • Accountable for tracking and reporting of budgets throughout the lifecycle of each project to internal leads.

  • Maintain regular, direct interaction and communication with the full range of client business stakeholders from analysts to C-level and with internal Senior Management.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills at all levels.

  • Champion existing processes while also identifying potential improvements.

Perks (because it matters, right?)

  • Wear what you want to work, up to a point (no speedos)

  • Fully stocked kitchens with snacks & beverages

  • Located downtown at 8th and Colorado Street

  • Modern, comfortable workplace, with areas to chill when you need it

  • Flexible hours (some of us aren't morning people)

  • Bring your best friend to work (dogs allowed)

  • Competitive benefits

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