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Associate Project Manager

DP+, a fusion92 brand
Farmington Hills, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for managing a variety of print, digital and broadcast production projects within the agency for multiple accounts and internal clients. They will plan, evaluate, execute and own daily workflow projects from beginning to end. These projects will include but will not be limited to print ads, postcards, inserts, resizes, booth displays, arena graphics, static banners, emails, LED’s, decks, presentations, etc. The Associate Project Manager will also assist the Project Manager on high complexity projects. They are responsible for routing all assigned client projects through all agency departments for review, changes, approval and final release. The Associate Project Manager will monitor project quality, schedules and assigned client status reports.

 

Responsibilities:

· Oversee agency process and workflow

· Work with team to develop scope of work specifications

· Creation of project job numbers

· Schedule work start meetings

· Create and manage project schedules

· Determine time of staff estimates necessary to complete a project

· Develop overall project estimate and generate them within the accounting system

· Provide project governance and oversight

· Conduct status meetings and reviews, as needed

· Route print "Readers", digital files, broadcast files and printer proofs through appropriate agency personnel to prepare for client review and final approval

· Assist Project Manager with routing print "Readers", digital files and printer proofs through appropriate agency personnel to prepare for client review and final approval

· Review layouts during review process

· Follow-up on delivery of project deliverables to delivery destination, as needed

· Conduct lessons learned sessions and associated documentation

· Monitor and maintain program budgets using (QVA's EVM)

· Understand and apply project management best practices

· Maintain orderly sequence of each print, digital or broadcast files in job jacket or server

· Provide project documentation management

· Conduct project risk management

· Create and work with Project Managers/Producers/Business Managers to update client status reports

· Conduct art buying and maintain asset library by client base

· Assist with additional requests, as needed

· Assist with new business RFQ & RFP routing, as needed

 

Requirements:

· General knowledge of ad campaigns, print production, digital fundamentals, radio and broadcast production

· General knowledge of project management

· General knowledge of proofreading symbols

· Understand Adobe software capabilities such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash

· Understand creative design terminology such as pdf, jpg, psd, etc.

· Detail and deadline oriented

· Ability to work in a fast-paces environment

· Ability to multi-task

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Logical thinker and problem-solver

· Ability to take direction yet work independently

· Microsoft Office skills

· Experience using Microsoft Project is a plus

· Bachelor's degree preferred, ideally in Business Administration, Project Management, Production Management or Marketing/Advertising

· 0-1 years business experience

· Previous agency experience is a plus

· Have physical and mental requirements to meet the above listed job responsibilities

Company Description
About DP+, a fusion92 brand
We are a fiercely independent, full-service advertising agency based in America’s heart of modern renewal – Detroit. Inspired by our surroundings, we’ve made it our mission to create change through our ideas. So, we bring together world-class creativity with the latest tools for media, digital and data/analytics. We’re consistently rated one of the best places to work by AdAge, Crain’s and the Detroit Free Press. They’re right. And the reason is that we’re all on the same mission together.

DP+, a fusion92 brand

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About DP+, a fusion92 brand We are a fiercely independent, full-service advertising agency based in America’s heart of modern renewal – Detroit. Inspired by our surroundings, we’ve made it our mission to create change through our ideas. So, we bring together world-class creativity with the latest tools for media, digital and data/analytics. We’re consistently rated one of the best places to work by AdAge, Crain’s and the Detroit Free Press. They’re right. And the reason is that we’re all on the same mission together.

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38505 Country Club Drive

Farmington Hills, MI
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