The primary focus of a Project Manager (PM) is to be a steward of the project, leading it across all disciplines. The PM’s goal is to ensure the timely input (from experts in all areas) required for successful delivery of the completed project. The PM is someone who can adeptly keep things moving forward, create/manage timelines and assets. The PM will be assertive, proactive, and operate with a high level of accountability. The PM ensures quality by soliciting stakeholder input and fostering a culture where team members connect. He/she embraces the Conill spirit of One Team, One Dream, Nothing is Impossible. Bilingual English/Spanish is required
Associate Director, Integrated Project Management .
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Bring about transparency by daily communication with team to ensure projects are flowing smoothly and on schedule.
Provide sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
Facilitate; do whatever it takes to make sure the team can get the job done.
Troubleshoot and problem solve. Expedite the inevitable “crisis” job.
Pro-actively obtain and communicate project status and next steps.
Foster collaboration; identify and bring together appropriate team members to get things done.
Inform and control workflow; tactically manage day-to-day project operations and communications.
Maintain proper lines of communication across the entire project team; proactively identify areas where communication gaps exist.
See the big picture, be on top of details, identify and escalate issues.
Help foster a harmonious work environment.
Facilitates the day-to-day deliverables of internal deadlines (based on clients’ due dates) with a focus on stabilizing the shifting project triangle; scope, schedule and budget.
Routes layouts, copy, content decks, images, proofs, etc. for internal approvals to ensure internal quality controls are transpiring (creative approvals, proofreading, production, business affairs, media, and etc.).
Champions the agency’s process to ensure that high quality work is delivered.
Maintains accurate and up-to-date project files.
Collects and retains a concrete record of approvals.
Facilitate creative development process.
Lead status meetings and project team meetings.
Learn, maintain and communicate correct procedures.
Measure of Accountability
Position will also be evaluated in their proficiency in delivering on the following:
Undertakes complex scoping, planning and integration of people and resources
Manages risks, plans for multiple contingencies
Manages and measures multiple activities
Socially capable - interacts confidently, reads the situation
Empathetic and can evaluate likely reactions
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Responds effectively to changing constraints
Adapts own behavior to suit the situation
Understands the drivers of change and anticipates the implications of changing political and practical circumstances
Demonstrates motivation, drive to meet and exceed expectations and own standards
Attention to Detail
Able to 'zoom in' to detail quickly and accurately
Checks information, picks up inconsistencies and mistakes
Can make detailed comparisons between similar sources
Identifies ways to improve processes/situations
Takes responsibility for improvements or solving problems
Sets own standards above prevailing standards, shows dissatisfaction with substandard or inefficient activities
All employees of Conill are expected to be aware of and adhere to all Publicis Groupe Policies, in addition to Conill policies. All Publicis Groupe policies supersede other policies except for when in conflict with State Law. Candidates must possess a legal permit to work in the USA. Candidates must also possess the following competencies:
Ability to initiate and grow mutually beneficial relationships
Actively develops networks
Manages potentially difficult relationships
Identifies and quickly takes advantage of business opportunities
Understands the market
Takes calculated risks
Generates original ideas
Experiments with different approaches to find a better solution to a problem
Identifies ways to improve process/situations
Ability to focus on important issues only
Regularly refocuses on results
Demonstrates a drive to exceed performance targets
Minimum 2-4 years well-rounded project management experience required. Cross-discipline experience is a plus, but experience in one specific medium (broadcast, print or digital) will be considered.
Production knowledge a must.Digital experience preferred.
Proficient with Internet and email applications, Acrobat, MS Office Suite.
Able to work extended hours, including weekends, as required.
Able to work well under pressure.
Maintains a positive attitude.
Highly motivated to seek solutions.
Fluency in the English and Spanish language is required for this position.
Long hours are often necessary and there can be a limited amount of travel associated with this position. Overtime, including evenings and/or weekend work may be required. Conill is a professional, fast-paced, creative business environment. There may be times when lifting up to 25lbs is required.
All employees are expected to support Conill’s commitment to providing a respectful and safe workplace and conduct themselves in a professional and acceptable manner during all work-related events, including but not limited to, holiday parties, off-sites, client meetings/events and shoot locations.