American Advertising Federation of Des Moines

Program Director

Company: Two Rivers Marketing

Full time
Posted: 12/09/2018
Deadline: 01/31/2019
Des Moines, IA


The Program Director provides senior-level guidance during the creation of program/campaign scoping, timelines and budgets, as well as to manage overarching, consolidated program budgets and work-back schedules throughout the life of a client’s program/campaign. This position acts as the senior agency advocate on accounts, monitoring overall program scope creep and providing detailed oversight of project transactions.

Additionally, the Program Director drives the new business proposal and RFP process for organic new business. This role is responsible for scoping the new business proposal or RFP response, including the development of spec work, and managing the delivery of the proposal or RFP to an approved budget.


Ensures project estimates align with proposal detail

Manages consolidated program/campaign timelines

Oversees that all client engagements are on quality (tactical), on time and on budget

Oversees the consistent successful facilitation of client engagements

Manages PO approvals for their clients up to $100,000

Maintains and monitors overarching client budgets and schedules monthly

Manages assigned project management team members

Maintains professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values

Other duties, as assigned


10+ years of project management experience Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Marketing agency experience

Skilled in developing program/campaign work breakdown structures, creating timelines and driving successful execution of programs/campaigns, on-quality, on-budget and on-schedule

Skilled in collaborating with team members to create program/campaign estimates aligned with proposed scopes of work

Skilled in program/campaign and project financial management and analysis

Skilled in successfully managing programs/campaigns with multiple complex projects, components and deliverables

Experience managing RFP/pitch process

Experience managing and successfully developing direct reports

Experience with Workamajig, Advantage, NetSuite OpenAir, Clients and Profits or other integrated operations tools a plus

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