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Video Project Manager

Kenilworth, NJ | Job #319845
Job Title: Video Project Manager
Location: Kenilworth, New Jersey
Type: Freelance / Contract
Our client in Union, NJ is in need of a Video Project Manager with video experience to join their growing team. This role is client-facing and requires someone coming from an advertising or production agency environment.

Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Manage schedules, resourcing, budgets, assets and overall project organization to ensure the team meets project requirements and client expectations
  • Ensure project requirements and key milestones are clearly communicated to and understood by clients, talent and key stakeholders
  • Ensure that creative staff understand their responsibilities and accountabilities and are properly executing their assignments
  • Function as the primary liaison between the client and the creative teams
  • Advise on tactics
  • Manage all vendor relationships
  • Prepare bills, estimates, invoices, budgets and progress reports
  • Communicate regularly to Director and Account Managers the overall status of projects in progress and in the pipeline (including timelines, estimated efforts, health, resource needs, risks, issues, budgets, etc.)
  • Provide ongoing guidance and oversight on projects to ensure projects are being executed effectively according to approved strategies and in accordance with best practices including the management of project scope, risk, change, communications, resources, status, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with Account Managers and Project Managers to identify, document, and communicate contract staff resource needs to third party temporary staffing organization as appropriate
  • Step in and be as hands-on as necessary to help rescue at-risk projects
Project Manager Experience:
  • 5 years field experience in project management
  • 5 years experience in creative production
  • Possess excellent written and oral, communication skills
  • Must be able to develop budgets, track time and expenses and submit invoice for services in a timely manner
  • Fluent in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Possess excellent project management, organizational, administrative and time management skills - effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects with tight deadlines with little or no supervision, while maintaining a professional and appropriate demeanor
  • Possess interpersonal and client and team management skills
  • Ability to create and maintain positive work environment for team
  • Commitment to adhere to all company policies and procedures and the team objectives of customer service, operational excellence, teamwork, continuous process improvement, leading by example and exceptional character
  • Must be detail oriented and able to apply quality control practices to all projects
  • Ability to partner and negotiate with vendors
  • Ability to effectively and professionally collaborate and interact with team peers, clients, interdepartmental colleagues and high-level executives in a professional and pleasant manner
  • Possess an understanding of print and interactive processes, procedures and technologies

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