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Senior Project Manager

Vice Media Group

Brooklyn, NY 06-07-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Senior Project Manager at Virtue will the lead all project elements and phases from project inception to completion. They think two steps ahead, know every detail of any given project they manage, and keep calm under pressure. Our Sr. Project Managers are expert creative problem solvers who strive to find solutions, all while managing both the internal and client teams. In this essential agency role, the Senior Project Manager is humble and focuses on getting things done on time and within budget.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Can lead the team rather than simply manage it. Motivating the team and allocating the right resources for the right tasks. Being proactive rather than reactive and continuously taking lead on driving the project forward.
• Responsible for projects throughout all stages; pitch, budgeting / scoping, execution, launch, and retrospective
• Crafts relevant documentation: project proposals, scopes of work, high level production schedules, budgets, etc.
• An expert in scoping timelines and work estimates for each project, providing solid support to the Client Services team in building an accurate SOW and budget.
• Cross-functional team lead; Create strong relationships and build trust with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
• Responsible for working with Resourcing Managers and have a strong knowledge of how to staff projects
• Understand and support multiple aspects of production from digital, experiential, content (still & motion), print, and beyond
• Understand the importance of communication, collaboration, and managing different personalities
• Provide oversight and support on all Client deliverables from concept to final delivery.
• Secure in taking lead on client communications when necessary
• Ability to anticipate project issues/risks and clearly communicate resolutions to the client and internal team
• Comfortable participating in and leading process led trainings
• Contributing to the continuous improvement of internal processes and tools.
• Is experienced in running complex and multiple projects at the same time and being able to navigate and proactively provide solutions or engage correct stakeholders, to provide solutions to possible challenges.
• Actively collaborate with management in designing, improving and implementing internal processes and tools.
• Mentoring and supporting of mid to associate Project Managers
• Capable of viewing briefs and information critically, challenging when needed and working with the team to solve issues .
• Able to foresee potential challenges and actively engage the correct stakeholders including management when needed, preempting and finding solutions proactively.
• Excels as a team communicator and facilitator of meetings and discussions. and during difficult situation is able to work as a mediator and able to handle conflict resolution
• Builds a good relationship with the internal team and all stakeholders needed to run a successful project
• Apply emotional intelligence and skills needed to support a nurturing environment where people are seen and supported to thrive as growing Virtue talents.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• At least 6-8 years Project Management experience (interactive/digital, content production, OOH, TVC)
• Managed multiple budgets over $1MM with interdisciplinary teams up to 15 people large
• Proficiency in project management tools (Basecamp, Workfront, Smartsheets, etc.)
• Extensive experience developing Statements of Work, establishing budgets, staff plans and timelines
• Experience managing clients (external and internal) on project scope and delivery
• Managed Mid-Level and Associate Project Managers; can act as mentor and train team members on process
• Comfortable being client facing and presenting work
• Strong problem solving skills & intuitive
• Solution oriented with a positive ''can-do'' attitude
• Ability to quickly react and adapt to changing environments
• Ambitious and a self-starter
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Reliable, and can establish trust with their teams
• Organized and will geek out over process and improving process

Equal Opportunity Employer:

VICE Media (VICE.com, VICE Studios, VICE TV, Virtue, VICE News, Refinery29, PULSE Films, i-D) is an equal opportunity employer. We view everyone as an individual, and we understand that inclusion is more than just diversity – it's about belonging. We celebrate the fact that everyone is unique, and that's what makes us so good at what we do. We pride ourselves on being a company that embraces difference and truly represents the global clients we work with.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz6zy2-44-201-96-43-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Vice Media Group

VICE Media Group is the world’s largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994,VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world.