Seeking a superb project manager

We are looking for an exceptional PROJECT MANAGER to join our team at the Miami- Wynwood Studio

 Jastor is seeking Project Manager Location: Wynwood Studio - Miami FL Duration: 6 Months +

Jastor is seeking Project Manager
Location: Wynwood Studio - Miami FL
Duration: 6 Months +


Responsibilities:
• The Project Manager works closely with vendors/contractors assigned to their campaigns, managing them within scope and budget, as well as assuring their elements are executed on-quality (tactical) and on-time in support of the overarching campaign deliverables.
• An effective problem solver on a day-to-day basis, the Project Manager must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities to realize efficiencies and minimize scope creep and budget waste.

Major Responsibilities:
• Project Lifecycle

  • Management Leads Project kickoff, presenting key deliverables, initial Spec Sheets, timelines and budgets Monitors project budgets and schedules daily

  • Catches project scope creep Accountable for staying within agreed upon budget and informing all parties of any changes to scope/assumptions/issues that arise

  • Manages and updates project work-back schedules Identifies and proactively resolves any deliverables that might fall behind schedule

  • Manages tactical quality of all client partner deliverables (specs) and Ensures smooth handoff of deliverables from Creative Services to client.
    Project/Program Administration Responsible for the consistent successful facilitation of project(s) from estimation through launch and maintenance

  • Manages project transactions (reviews and adjusts) on a weekly basis Manages all projects on-quality (tactical), on-time and on-budget Vendor Management

  • Facilitates estimate development and confirmation of vendor(s) selection and final production schedules for print and production work with Purchasing and when necessary

Ensures hand off of print/production ready files to vendor(s) for production, where necessary Ensures all project outside costs are accurately represented i Ensure all project outside costs are accurately coded and represented in internal billing systems

Other Duties:
• Based upon the Agency Account Mapping, this may include assumed responsibilities and tasks associated with other roles that may report up to the Principal,

Qualifications:
• Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Strong understanding and proven experience with creative workflows for print, video & digital production required.

Education:

• Proficiency or working knowledge of MAC OS and Adobe Creative Suite required.
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university required. Preferred degree disciplines: Marketing, Communications, Marketing/Mass Communications, Advertising, Project Management, Business, Organizational Management, Graphic Design, Art Design

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
• Not required, but PMP or any other Project Management certifications a plus.

Experience:
• Preferred candidates will have 2+ yrs experience in corporate environment with focus on developing marketing and advertising messaging strategies and overseeing tactical execution.
• Preferable experience managing/overseeing at least 1 or more direct reports.
• Experience with in-house creative agency or marketing/advertising is strongly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Information:
• Experience with project management workflow software ( Basecamp, Workep, MS Project, etc.) a plus, Workamajig strongly preferred.


Preferable skills for success in role includes but not limited to
• Advanced project management skills, including strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple demands simultaneously in fast paced environment.
• Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving abilities.
• Thorough understanding of studio/graphic arts and creative workflow processes.
• Strong working knowledge and proven experience with print production processes and techniques (artwork, pre-press, printing.)
• Strong working knowledge and proven experience with digital development and production processes and techniques (web, mobile, social, etc.)
• Strong working knowledge and proven experience with video production processes and techniques (photo/film shoot, AV editing and/or motion graphics development

  • We’re currently only soliciting candidates authorized to work in the U.S. at this time

  • SEND YOUR RESUME TO careers@jastordest.com


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