Sr Integrated Producer

Location: Chicago, Illinois
JOB SUMMARY:
We are looking for a Sr. Project Manager interested in owning and running projects like a future CEO, aka a Boss. Project Managers are CEOs in training, and we’re looking for a leader to own projects from inception to completion on day one. Aside from the normal responsibilities of delivering work on time and within budget, you’ll be tasked will delivering the most impactful work in our space. Sometimes that means doing a project that’s never been done.
 
Ideal candidates will have a background in integrated marketing, media, technology, business, and people management. Also, you should know your methodologies and tools.
 
If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, care about the execution as much as the idea, and want to deliver the best work of your career, please apply.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Run your projects like a business. Make a plan, make a budget, build a team, meet your numbers and deliver great work.
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage internal resources (media and creative), contractors and third-party vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all tasks are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation, assisting in creation of statement of works
  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Track and report project progress and burn rate
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders, where appropriate
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third-party vendors and contractors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
Management
  • Lead project managers to meet the organization's expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.
  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.
  • Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off, telecommuting, cover for absenteeism, and overtime scheduling.

QUALIFICATIONS MUST HAVES:
  • Know your methodologies: Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid
  • Know your tools: Project, Omni, Jira, Trello, Excel, Slack, Basecamp, etc.
  • Show you’ve done this: 4-5 years of agency experience as a Producer or Project Manager
  • Have experience in some of the following: Launching brands, ad campaigns, mobile, web and product design
  • Proven skills in working with multi-faceted teams
  • Superior client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
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