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Advertising Agency Project Manager

Company: GearShift Advertising
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

GearShift Advertising Inc, Costa Mesa, CA, is a rapidly growing full-service, digitally driven advertising agency that helps people and brands fall in love. We offer a creative, fun, casual, and collaborative work environment focused on building on-going relationships between our clients' brands and their target customers via numerous media platforms, designed to engage, motivate and ultimately generate results. Project Manager Position Summary: The Project Manager has primary responsibility for day-to-day project management of digital + traditional media assignments. Project Manager coordinates the efforts of internal Creative, Account and Media departments in addition to external vendors to manage the creation of online + print + broadcast content.The PM will ensure the appropriate resources are in place and the work is conducted in a timely manner and within approved specs, scope and budget -- while exceeding the clients' expectations. Major Job Functions: - Manages creative team assignments.- Works with Account Service + Media departments in trafficking projects.- Works with Account Service + Creative dept to assign creative team to projects.- Digital Asset Management (DAM System) uploading, organization, management + maintenance.- Lead cross functional teams in the development and execution of digital + traditional media campaigns, including micro-sites, banner ads, email campaigns, search and social media engagements, online videos, collateral projects, direct mail, print ads and broadcast TV commercials.- Responsible for the consistent successful execution of a project from estimation through delivery/launch, as well as ongoing maintenance.- Champions and consistently employs, improves and shares project management processes & standards.- Mentors others on processes.- Owns the facilitation and creation of accurate project plans with clearly defined milestones, deliverables and tasks.- Responsible for ensuring resources are assigned and allocated appropriately to the project plan throughout the life of the project; works with the team through resource issues as they arise; assumes ownership of the internal tools and processes to ensure accuracy.- Owns and facilitates internal project status meetings.- Drives toward successful completion of the agreed upon project deliverables within scope, time and budget with quality.- Is accountable for tracking and reporting of budgets throughout each project's lifecycle.- Is accountable for staying within agreed upon budget and informing account leadership of any changes to scope/assumptions/issues that arise on the project.- Works on new business efforts to ensure proper estimating and assumptions are made throughout the proposal/SOW process.- Is central point of contact regarding the estimation process. Utilizes the team leads to determine estimate. Required Qualifications - BA/BS required- 3-5 years project management/digital project management experience within an advertising/creative agency environment.- Excellent interpersonal skills.- Excellent planning and organizational skills.- Solid problem-solving skills, responsive and flexible to evolving responsibilities and changing environment.- Self-motivated, detail-oriented with the ability and experience to manage many projects. simultaneously and maintain highly organized work while working within pressured deadlines.- Strong written and verbal communication skills.- Ability to interact positively with employees at all levels of the organization.- Ability to foster collaboration among team members and with other departments.- Ability to see the "big picture" and be proactive.- Understanding of industry best practices.- Experience with and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.- Comfortable with Apple computers as primary platform.- Familiarity with common social media applications. Bonus skill set - Has history of helping to develop and implement interactive project process.- Familiar with HTML, CSS-based web development.- Understanding of coding and design as it relates to the Web.- Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.- Understand video editing post production + print production process.- Microsoft Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point. GearShift Inc. 930 W. 16th Street, Suite E-2, Costa Mesa, CA -Job Type: Full-timePay: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 per yearBenefits: Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: GearShift Advertising, Costa Mesa , Advertising Agency Project Manager, Executive , Costa Mesa, California

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