Project Manager – Agency 877

Nov 13, 2021

Agency 877 is driven to deliver thoughtful, strategic insights and one-of-a-kind, out-of-the-box design that executes our client’s vision. We’re searching for an experienced project manager to guide our team’s day-to-day workflow to align with our customer’s demands. This person should manage people well, inspire and be inspired by others and take our internal workflow process to the next level.

877 is a marketing agency that focuses on combining award-winning creative with thoughtful strategy to produce powerful results. From gluten-free pizza makers to congressional candidates, our team partners with a variety of clients to create top-notch work that fully delivers, every time. If you’re looking for a group of dog-loving, creative thinkers, you have found your place.

 

Objectives of this Role

  • Scope projects by lending insight into necessary time requirements and internal assets for timeliness of project completion
  • Coordinate and schedule job assignments for team members 
  • Ensure administration and production staff are up to date and informed on the progress of each project 
  • Facilitate client communication of deliverables, timelines, updates and requests
  • Work with administrative staff to validate the reporting of billable hours and assist with monthly billing efforts
  • Maintain healthy and positive communication

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate with staff and clients, make decisions and monitor the progress of multiple projects to keep them on schedule
  • Create long- and short-term plans, like setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines
  • Make effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to move forward with projects
  • Serve as a point of contact for the team to ensure that projects are focused, on task and meeting goals
  • Monitor the quality of multiple projects throughout development to maintain the expected standards 
  • Adjust schedules and targets on each project as needed 
  • Develop comprehensive forecast of agency workload

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Three years of project management or similar experience
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Understanding of agency workflow process
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive, client-focused attitude
  • Ability to balance multiple projects at once
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in person

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous agency experience
  • Ability to quote Saturday Night Live sketches word-for-word