Senior Project Manager (Vice President - Senior Vice President) - New Business

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2021-1531
Category
Project Management
Type
Temporary Full-Time

About MMC

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MMC is not your average PR agency. We are a data-driven, next-gen communications company that delivers scaled influence, cultural relevance and brand talkability for our Fortune 200 consumer and healthcare brands. We consistently breakdown barriers to spark conversations and drive business results for our clients. Innovators at heart, we love to build and challenge the status quo. That’s why PRovoke Media named us a 2020 Agency of the Decade.

 

For the entrepreneurially minded, working at MMC is an amazing opportunity to get people talking, thinking and behaving differently. We're relentlessly curious, always creating, innovating often, agile and responsive. This spirit is reflected in our deep commitment to fostering and cultivating a culture and environment where we celebrate and advance diversity, equity and inclusion for all MMC and RXM staff. As a team, we’re on the pursuit to identify and advance efforts to ensure our agency reflects our communities and the communities of the clients that we serve.

Responsibilities

Do you love to win? Are you detail-oriented? Are you hungry for a great opportunity? New business may be just the role you are looking for.

 

As a creatively led, digitally driven agency rooted in the power of influence, Marina Maher Communications is always on the lookout for exceptional talent. We are searching for a Senior Project Manager to join our growing New Business team. In this role, you have your hands in every aspect of the new business process. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a can-do attitude, a tireless work ethic and enjoys a challenge. The Senior Project Manager will work hand-in hand with our Business Development leader as well as  senior leadership to coordinate and guide teams from the beginning to end of a pitch.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the coordination of the new business process from start to finish: including creation and management of pitch budget, team resources, timeline and project risk factors, management of deck design, production of pitch assets and pitch logistics
  • Collaborate with senior leaders on pitch deliverables
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with client delivery process and best practices
  • Assigns responsibilities to project team members and tracks status
  • Reviews certain work for scope, guidelines and quality
  • Works with client finance to manage vendor contracts
  • Partners with team to ensure consistent, high-quality work delivered on strategy, on budget and on time
  • Reports and cross communicates on project status on a regular basis to all project stakeholders, including agency team and agency partners

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in Project Management at a Marketing Communications Agency (PR, Advertising, Digital, Branding), in the Business Development function
  • Bachelor’s Degree ideally in Business, Marketing, Communications, or another applicable field
  • Experience working in new business, managing large integrated pitch programs
  • Ability to interface at all levels of management
  • Strong interpersonal and high collaboration skills with the ability to work up, down and across the agency.
  • Excels at facilitation and prioritization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Supremely detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology, including the ability to develop detailed project plans, budgets, status reports etc.
  • Proficiency with Project Management Software

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