• Project Manager

    ID
    2018-3189
    Category
    Project Management
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-MO-Kansas City
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    Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

    Summary

    Provides on-time production executional support across all disciplines such as keeping projects on time, on budget, and on brand. Interfaces with Account and Creative. Performs well under pressure, adheres to deadlines, and amnages muliptle projects simltaneously. Self-motivated with a strong sense of accountability. 

    What You'll Do

    • Define the SOW and create the relating documents (Scope, Staff Plan)
    • Create the Project Timeline to clearly identify all steps leading up to major project milestones and final deadline(s)
    • Request Job Numbers
    • Book all required resources / submit requests for additional resource needs
    • Schedule all internal meetings, and take meeting notes – Kick Off, Internal Reviews
    • Monitor team progress and needs closely to keep the project on track and on schedule.
      • Adjust project timings / deliverables as appropriate.
    • Traffic print projects.
    • Escalate issues / concerns relating to the project to the PM/account leads
    • Create and update Work Forecast documents
    • Track usage of hours against project estimates as applicable
    • Adhere to agency process; identify ways to improve processes
    • Enter time reports at minimum once a week and expense reports within 10 days of incurred expense
    • Handle other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Our Ideal Candidate

    • BA/BS College degree required
    • 3-5 years of project management experience in an advertising agency
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Experience managing and motivating internal teams
    • Expert knowledge of MS Project/Smartsheet or similar project management tools
    • MS Office expertise and quality control experience
    • Strong understanding of digital and print production processes
    • Effectively communicate with all internal teams, understanding that listening is as important as speaking and doing
    • Multitasks well in a fast-paced environment
    • Dynamic individual who has energy and enthusiasm, and has an ongoing commitment to achieving high quality result

    Who We Are

    We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
     
    Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

    Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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