Marketing Project manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Position: Marketing PM
Start date: ASAP
Rate/Salary: DOE
Core work hours: 10-3pm (8 hours)
Location: Arlington, VA (Virginia Square metro) will be moving to Tysons by mid-April
Remote: 1 day remote/week from the start
Work Authorization: GC or USC

Day to Day:
  • Invoicing and client facing reports involved
  • Responsible for driving project delivery and development of relationships that positions for continued growth on accounts by motivating and engaging teams to produce the best possible results
  • Managing the full lifecycle of customer experience, branding and marketing engagements from discovery to concept through the full production and launch/post-launch production
  • Oversee client relationship(s) with responsibility for resource planning, client satisfaction, prioritization of all deliverables and ensuring the quality of work meets agency standards and client objectives/brand guidelines
  • Develop project plans and work with a global team and discipline leads to execute it, involving people at the optimal levels for project success and overall account utilization (goals, deliverables, schedule, budget, resources)
  • Ability to foresee and identify risks, remove blockers and understanding of proper escalation among project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Provide constructive and purposeful critique of work before it goes to client as well as reviewing work for quality control and communicating to teams accordingly to help correct/manage account P&L by making sure work is delivered on budget while tracking all 3rd party costs and supporting client invoicing according to the contract terms
  • Identifying scope creep (internal + external) to manage delivery and escalate as needed to account team for support
  • Proactively monitor project progress against key milestones and maintain status reports.

Must Haves:
  • 2+ years of experience working for a marketing agency as a Project Manager
  • 2+ years of overall experience
  • Focus within marketing production and digital media/marketing, such as proven working experience in successful client engagements, preferably managing high-volume campaign production across multiple clients and verticals simultaneously (inclusive of brand strategy, brand identity, collateral, digital/traditional media planning & creative production, video, OOH, social media, and ad trafficking)
  • Experience managing a cross-functional team of 5-10
  • Experience working in a client-facing capacity
  • Interest in working primarily within the higher education space
  • Demonstrated ownership and strong level of accountability
  • Experience working with project management tools
  • Bachelors (or Higher) degree required

Nice to haves:
  • Experience working within the Education/Higher Ed vertical
  • Experience using JIRA
  • Experience with other projects types, including UX/UI for web/app, website development, mobile app development, QA is a plus
  • Experience with global delivery teams and understanding of onshore, offshore and hybrid team models
  • CSM, PMP or similar certifications

If interested send an updated copy of your resume to Ali at!

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