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Project Manager

Mc Lean, VA | Job #325031
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Mc Lean, Virginia
Type: Freelance / Contract

As the industry leader in Staffing for Creative & Digital Marketing industries, we partner with some of the best-rated names in the corporate world. This includes Fortune 500 financial investment firms, big-box retail brands, innovative, creative agencies, etc. We strive to work hard and play harder, and we know that our success is driven by the passionate professionals we encounter each day.


Cella is actively partnering with one of the largest professional services networks in the world to hire a skilled Project Manager. Our client provides tax, consulting, and advisory services to its global book of clients. Other services offered by this organization include strategy, operations, HR, and technology-based consulting. This organization has been ranked among Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For consecutively over 20+ years.


Our Project Manager will exhibit a motivating passion for all things creative; You will utilize your industry experience to support Tier 1 and Tier 2 creative design projects across all business sectors within the firm and externally. The main objectives of our Project Managers will be defining project milestones and estimates to reach deadlines and ensure that overall project goals and expectations are met in line with client standards. Do you have a strategic workflow process with a passion for your clients and a nature to thrive under the pressure of competing deadlines? If so, this role is for you!

Project Manager Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, execute, and deploy a portfolio of complex creative design projects
  • Manage projects from conception to completion
  • Schedule and conduct debrief meetings with clients’ internal stakeholders and creative teams following project completion
  • Effectively gather project details
  • Act as the primary point of contact between internal clients and creative teams as plans are formed to establish and innovate technical elements for each project
  • Develop and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with senior leaders and key stakeholders
  • Schedule and lead meetings to clearly communicate project status, updates, and challenges highlighting at-risk elements to ensure objectives are aligned and strategic goals are being met, all while managing client expectations
  • Drive processes for each program
  • Leading tactical plans, allocating resources, delegating tasks, and communicating client objectives to creative teams
  • Establish efficient processes and identify solutions for improvement to facilitate implementation across all facets of project conception to completion
Project Manager Basic Qualifications:
  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline OR a combination of 7+ years of working Project Management experience and educational training
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Established working knowledge of managing creative projects from start to finish
  • Wide range of experience utilizing various project management tools and practices
  • Working experience with C-suite audiences, including presentational skills
  • Strong consultation, negotiation, and conflict resolution abilities
  • High-level of research skills aimed at identifying problems and subsequent solutions
  • Proficiency in both Mac and PC operating systems; project management software, MS Office Suite - Teams, Outlook, Excel and other relevant tools
Project Manager Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completed PMP Certification
  • Prior experience managing multiple projects using MS Excel
JobID: 325031TK

Cella is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

Cella is an award-winning leader in consulting, staffing and managed solutions for creative, marketing, digital and proposal development teams. We help people build meaningful careers and partner with companies to help them win. Our staffing solutions include freelance, contract, temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions. Cella is the only creative staffing firm to win the Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for 10 years running. And as a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, we proudly help clients meet diversity objectives, too. Cella is an equal opportunity employer.