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Project Manager

Location: Beaverton, OR.
Company Description:

dentsu creative is a collective of agencies at the forefront of culture and innovation. Formed in January of 2021, we are one of the most globally awarded teams across the Dentsu network. Composed of dentsuMB, 360i, and Isobar, amongst other notable agencies, we work with clients to provide solutions that meet people at every single point of their brand journey and are committed to upholding a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. 

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all. 

Job Description:

We’re looking for a Project Manager that is responsible for managing and tracking designated workstreams across our  teams. The Project Manager is highly organized, efficient and results driven. An expert in managing and tracking marketing projects and cross-functional team management, you will be the traffic manager of key decisions -- balancing the tactical needs of the various projects with the communication skills required to handle stakeholder input and shifting realities. As our PM you will spearhead the team’s marketing deliverables and the cross functional relationships within them, inclusive of creative agencies, internal studios,  stakeholders, partner teams across Global and National Marketing Teams. 

The ideal candidate needs to have the skill to both make the right decisions and communicate them convincingly, acting as the project team quarterback that other team members consistently seek out for answers that are fast, authoritative, and right.   

In Your Role, You Are (Accountable for): 

  • Own the portfolio of all marketing projects across a variety of teams, inclusive of scope, schedule, and budget 

  • Spearhead relationship with our creative teams. Bring our project portfolio to life from brief to in market implementation while driving collaboration and managing change -- lead kickoffs, working sessions, and retrospectives  

  • Manage vendors and project budgets, tracking milestones, updating project trackers, communicating key shifts, being nimble to changing requirements  

  • Work cross functionally across Brand Marketing and Consumer Marketing to understand and recommend how we integrate workstreams across Marketing teams, tracking key dates and gates and relevant deliverables  

  • Understand and advocate for digital best practices, become the expert in how our creative executions can and cannot come to life across our core digital capabilities  

Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum 5+ years of proven experience in Project or Program Management, inclusive of managing simultaneous budgets and driving projects against an overarching roadmap portfolio. An understanding of how to mitigate risk, see around the corners and troubleshoot potential timeline conflicts ahead  

  • Strong understanding of digital and/or lifecycle marketing + CRM, inclusive of relevant channels: email, push/inbox, app and dot com, SMS, paid media, omnichannel marketing.  

  • Subject matter expertise in managing digital marketing projects, creative production timelines, agency relationships (either through in house or agency experience) and a POV on content planning best practices   

  • Experienced relationship manager with the temperament of a leader: flexible, resilient, empathetic, and assertive. An understanding of how to pitch and present to leadership teams  

  • A bias towards action and a passion for driving member loyalty and engagement  

  • Strong digital literacy with command of Air Table, Smartsheet, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote. Mac proficiency strongly preferred. 

  • Available to work Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in office. 

Additional Information:

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.

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