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Project Manager

Company: Daniel J Edelman Holdings
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

This role is also open to be based from: New York, NY The Edelman Project Management team is passionate about finding smart ways to deliver great work. We sit at the center of our business, collaborating with best-in-class teams to ensure Edelman ideas make an impact in our clients' real worlds. From cars to consumer goods, fashion and retail, financial service, food and beverage, -luxury, technology or healthcare - we are fanatics about integrated project management that enables our creative, strategy and account teams to deliver smart and brilliant programming for our clients. This is an exciting opportunity for a process-oriented, go-getter who wants to become a key part of a forward-thinking, integrated team. We want passion and excitement. We want someone who is unafraid to ask questions, is willing to challenge the norm and is eager to learn from the best in the business. Our Project Managers have tireless enthusiasm, the drive to ensure flawless execution, and the motivation to up-level their knowledge and skills within the Project Management craft. - About your Day-to-Day: Edelman Project Managers will apply day-to-day project management, financial management and team facilitation skills to the delivery of projects, while demonstrating an understanding client business goals. They support senior Project Managers to track project deliverables that connect with creative intent, while meeting time specifications and achieve quality standards.

  • Develop business acumen by assisting in defining scopes and building estimates in partnership with Senior Project Managers or Project Directors, account leads and specialty teams. -
  • Track the development and approvals of Statements of Work with Finance, Contracts, and Account teams. -
  • Use project management tools to author and maintain project schedules, project briefs, cost estimates, budgets and other relevant project documentation with input from team members and oversight from a Senior Project Manager or Project Director. -
  • Support the delivery of larger projects and/or own smaller projects with oversight. -
  • Anticipate the needs of your projects, resolving project issues and removing barriers to success for the team. -
  • With oversight from the Senior Project Manager or Project Director, pull and report on project burn, identify and flag scope creep, and participate in the monthly forecasting process. -
  • Proactively communicate and manage hours, tasks and timelines with integrated team members in order to successfully keep work moving forward within established time and budget constraints. -
  • Schedule and attend internal meetings, communicate next steps, and assign ownership of tasks; attend client meetings to understand client feedback, next steps and project implications. -
  • Partner with Resource Management to manage staff plans and project future staffing requirements in established resource management tool. -
  • Oversee, manage and communicate the status of deliverables across multiple integrated workstreams. -
  • Ensure the quality and consistency across all projects is consistent with brand guidelines -
  • Collaborate with account and specialty teams to ensure successful delivery against client assignment and scoped deliverables. -
  • Balance a sense of urgency with calm and confidence at all times. -About your background:
    • 3-5 years of project management, integrated marketing/PR agency, or related experience
    • Strong passion for and demonstrated knowledge in project management and integrated programming
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite(Word,Excel,PowerPoint) and Smartsheet (or other similar project management tool) is required. About you:
      • A multi-tasker, with the ability to work calmly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment -
      • A detail-oriented mindset, with a knack for creative and head-on problem solving -
      • A motivation to demonstrate grit, proactive initiative and the ability to confidently support projects and teams -
      • A "get things done" and positive mentality -
      • A passion for both the art and the science of problem solving -
      • A strong and fearless communicator, both verbally and in writing -
      • An eagerness to learn and develop skills as a specialist in the craft of project management - #LI-Hybrid Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age's 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report's 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor's Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle). Click -here -to view a short video about life at Edelman. Employees must -be fully vaccinated -against COVID-19 -(i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination -before -start date. Candidates may request an -accommodation due to disability, -sincerely held religious belief or exception -required under applicable law. - Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Daniel J Edelman Holdings, Chicago , Project Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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