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Project Manager

Odonnell Company
New Haven, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About Odonnell Company

Odonnell Company is a full service independent marketing agency —obsessively focused on branding, strategy, and achieving unprecedented results for our clients. We continually explore new disciplines and evolve to best meet our clients' needs. We're proud to work with industry and regional leaders that strive to take their brand to the next level.


Project Manager

This is a role for a bright, detail-obsessed, empathetic Project Manager who has an interest in applying talents to making the world a better place. Our campaigns are focused on improving and saving lives, and making positive impacts in communities—so we need an individual who is interested in really digging in to understand complex challenges in education, health care, transportation, environment, and early childhood—and communicating to a range of audiences across the spectrum of communication channels. This role will be responsible for supporting client accounts, keeping multiple projects moving at the same time, following our process and methodology and creating collaboration around client challenges by integrating team members throughout the project journey.


What you'll do

- Understand the scope of work of all projects (what is included vs what is not) and keep the team within scope

- Create relationships with clients and engage with them to understand project needs and deliverables

- Develop timelines and ensure the team adheres to completion of the project

- Plan & control costs so the project is completed within the approved budget; includes resource planning & cost budgeting

- Work with the Account Director, or other senior staff, to ensure the project meets the needs for which it was executed

- Organize and manage processes for the project team; ensuring all team members have the information they need to complete tasks

- Learn to identify, analyze, and properly respond to project risks & see opportunities; know when to involve senior leadership

- With input from Account Director, or other senior staff, acquire products or services from external sources; manage contracts; buyer/vendor relationships

- Work effectively and collaboratively within a team. Understand when to pull in talent and leadership and how to hear, consider, and adapt to inputs

- With input from Account Director, or other senior staff, define new project scopes and what is needed to execute and complete project scope; set objectives, develop a plan to achieve goals, and see the big picture

- Oversee the progress and performance of all aspects of projects; adapting the plan as needed, leveraging team talent, adherence to the budget and all client reporting requirement

- Effectively communicate with team members and utilize skills to ensure excellence of execution for clients




- Strong project management, analytical, organizational, and critical thinking skills

- Strong communication skills, willingness to jump in, to listen carefully, and to align with team and company goals

- Must be deadline-focused and detail-oriented

- Desire to learn and expand account/project management knowledge, platforms, and tools

- High level of professionalism



- Bachelor's degree in marketing or other related field

- At least 3 years of experience in an ad agency or marketing firm

- 3-5 years of account/project management experience


Odonnell Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Odonnell Company are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Odonnell Company


New Haven, CT



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