JOB SUMMARY: The Program Manager acts as the senior agency advocate on accounts, monitoring overall program scope creep and providing detailed oversight of project transactions. Responsible for providing senior-level guidance during the creation of program/campaign scoping, timelines and budgets, as well as to manage overarching, consolidated program budgets and work-back schedules throughout the life of a client partner’s program/campaign. Facilitates facilitate monthly client partner bill-backs by working closely with Finance and Account Management.
Additionally, the Program Manager is responsible for driving the Annual Planning process implementation into the workflow system and assuring proposed program/campaign budgets and timelines are realistic and achievable.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university required. Preferred degree disciplines: Marketing, Communications, Marketing/Mass Communications, Advertising, Project Management, Business, Organizational Management, Graphic Design, Art Design
EXPERIENCE: Preferred candidates will have 5 to 7 years of experience in corporate environment with focus on managing a team of 5 or more who are responsible for developing marketing and advertising messaging strategies and overseeing tactical execution. Experience with in-house creative agency or marketing/advertising is strongly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Not required, but PMP or any other Project Management certifications strongly preferred.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Experience with project management workflow software (Workamajig, Basecamp, Workfront, MS Project, etc.) a plus, Workamajig/WorkFront strongly preferred. Proficiency or working knowledge of MAC OS and Adobe Creative Suite also a plus, but not required.
Preferable skills for success in role includes but not limited to:
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
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