Freelance Program Director
Digitas - New York, NY

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Freelance Program Director (
      Job Number: DIG003511 )
      Primary Location - United States-New York-New York
      Description
      Associate Program Director - Project Management

      What’s unique about Digitas? We are the top integrated brand agency with digital at our core and offices in 19 countries. We build active brands that inspire people to take action. We create business impact for Fortune 500 multi-national brands by pairing marketing, technology, creativity, media, and analytics. We’re leading the industry in mobile and social. What else? We have fun. We celebrate talent, we eat bagels together on Fridays, we let loose during creative recess, we compete at Digibowl tournaments, and we get dirty volunteering together in our communities. We have a one-of-a-kind culture. It’s the reason in the last two years alone, we’ve earned spots on over 20 awards lists like Coolest Places to Work and Best Companies to Work For. We have an environment at Digitas that fuels us to stay at the forefront of our industry.

      We’re searching for an Associate Director of Project Management
        who manages the delivery of project plans and oversees a large portion of business and the planning behind it. You’ll exhibit your deep web knowledge by executing on a large scope of digital projects. Tasks and responsibilities include:
        · Produces top down and bottom up budgets, project schedules/plans, risk plans, communication plans, etc. using the correct tools that accurately reflect the scope of work but that also consider client expectations and Digitas economics
        · Develops status reports and leads status meetings
        · Develops resource plans by working with capability project leaders to ensure appropriate resources are in place throughout each project
        · Coordinates all project deliverables to ensure team is staying on track with deliverables
        · Proactively adjusts budgets and resources as appropriate in accordance with scope
        · Guides team on mitigating risks
        · Proactively identifies opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies, engages the appropriate stake holds prior to making any major changes
        · Incorporates quality control processes into each project – i.e. testing, proofreading
        · Manages change request process – identification and documentation of a change in scope To qualify, you’ll need:
        · Four year degree
        · 7-9 years experience
        · At least 5 years of project management experience in digital scope
        · Creative agency experience desired
        · Proficiency in Microsoft Project and Excel
        · Strong budget management skills
        · Effective negotiation and conflict management skills
        · Strong Web technologies experience
        · Strong presentation, training and client facing skills
        · In-depth communication and written skills Candidate must be open to travel as needed Got what it takes? Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

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        This company knows the important bits (and bytes) about interactive marketing. Digitas provides digital communications and direct marketing...