American Advertising Federation of Des Moines

Project Manager

Company: Two Rivers Marketing

Full time
Posted: 05/06/2019
Deadline: 06/01/2019
Des Moines, IA


The Project Manager will manage all client projects through their lifecycle, including scoping proposals and timelines, creating estimates, as well as managing budgets and work-back schedules. This position works closely with the Project Coordinator to facilitate consistent communication between the agency’s creative, digital, media, strategy, public relations and client services teams, ensuring the on-time delivery of all client projects. The Project Manager is responsible for being the agency advocate and effectively managing their projects on budget, on time and on quality (tactical).


• Drives completion of onboarding checklist, including gathering client inventory/assets

• Manages project timelines

• Manages all projects on quality (tactical), on time and on budget

• Manages the consistent successful facilitation of projects from estimation through launch and ongoing execution

• Manages project-related freelancers daily

• Ensures vendor quotes align with project budgets

• Ensures all POs are within budgeted scope of project

• Maintains and monitors project budgets and schedules daily

• Ensures team stays within agreed upon budget and informs all parties of any changes to scope/assumptions/issues that arise

• Proactively manages and updates project work-back schedules

• Manages tactical quality of all client deliverables

• Maintains campaigns/projects in Workamajig

• Ensures all content is accurately entered into templated digital platforms (emails, website updates, blogs and articles)

• Owns internal agency advocate communication

• Manages project transactions (reviews and adjusts) on a weekly basis

• Demonstrates basic knowledge of program/campaign workflow

• Maintains a deep understanding of project workflow

• Maintains professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values

• Manage the day-to-day administration of a channel marketing program

• Other duties, as assigned


• 2+ years of project management experience

• Marketing agency experience a plus

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

• Experience developing work breakdown structures, creating timelines and driving successful execution of milestones, on-quality, on-budget and on-schedule

• Experience collaborating with team members to create detailed project estimates aligned with proposed scopes of work

• Experience in project financial management and analysis

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

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