American Advertising Federation of Des Moines

Project Manager

Company: Two Rivers Marketing

Full time
Posted: 09/30/2019
Deadline: 10/25/2019
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

- Experience with digital and web projects a plus.

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