George P. Johnson

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Creative Project Manager

Project Management

Full Time

Remote, US

Posted this week

About the Job

Salary - $70000 - $85000/Year

Our Opportunity

The Creative Project Manager is a critical role within the creative projects internally at GPJ. This role is a part of a GPJ regional team with an opportunity to work across multiple accounts. Our ideal candidate should be based in Boston, MA but will consider qualified remote employees.

Here are some responsibilities you will have in this role:

  • Understands both operations and functional practices as well as creative workflow and processes
  • Manages multiple projects, varying in scope, at one time while keeping projects on schedule
  • Reviews and assesses incoming project requests and briefs. Communicate with stakeholders as needed for additional information.
  • Works with CD to assign resources to new projects
  • Assesses project risk regularly, escalates issues as needed and provide solutions-oriented approach to stay on schedule
  • Monitors out of scope requests, elevates issues to CD and Account
  • Offers new, creative solutions that help improve quality of work and improve project management processes
  • Builds trusting and collaborative relationships with all resources and partner agencies

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders
  • 3+ years’ experience in project management.
  • Understanding of creative development processes across multiple channels
  • Proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects at one time
  • Strong project management skills, including budget and timeline creation and management
  • Ability to multitask, plan and organize
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience working with a project management tool
  • Natural relationship builder
  • Experience in stakeholder management or customer engagement.
  • Detail-oriented and methodical approach to work.
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Thrives working on a team but also independently and can self-direct
  • Strategic thinker that gets excited by building processes, scaling businesses and creating frameworks that enable growth and progress

Who you are and what you’ll bring:

Experienced Operations Management. Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant operations and workflow management experience of creative assets.

Collaborator and Project Manager. This is an incredibly collaborative and operations management-driven position. You will be required to develop relationships with every department within the client team as well as across GPJ.

Trusted advisor, partner and navigator. When you talk, people listen. As mentioned above, you will establish relationships with everyone from external clients, to vendors and most importantly your GPJ team. Being proactive in fostering team dynamics and culture is key to your success. This comes from your knowledge, expertise, and management skills.

Vibrant. You love interacting with people. In fact, your interactions with people GIVES you energy. You love what you do.

Enthusiastic and Passionate: This is a unique opportunity to be a part of an exciting new team. You want to become an expert within your field and learn as much as you can to make this team as strong as it can be!

Take Initiative. You turn in work from the “next step” beyond your current task before someone asks for it. You regularly come to your manager and say “I’ve been thinking…”

Inquisitive. You always want to learn more about what you are doing. You find out how your work interacts with other parts of the business. You look for ways to make process improvements. You learn about the industry you work in.

Flexible. You understand business needs change – what you do today may not be what you do tomorrow! But switching gears at a moment's notice doesn't bother you at all.

Negotiator. Reviewing and negotiating with internal teams are a walk in the park for you and you're experienced with people management.

You love the thrill, the fast pace, the challenges, the changes, your clients, your colleagues, building relationships and leading teams... for you, this is FUN!

Who We Are

GPJ is the world leader in experiential marketing. Our 29 global offices are filled with fearless people dreaming up ideas that are transforming industries and bringing the most respected brands to life in powerfully, exciting ways. We are a part of the Project Worldwide family. An independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly-owned agencies.

You read that “employee-owned” part, right? You heard us correctly. You work hard, she works hard, we all work hard… we all succeed and reap the rewards. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – providing our employees with an ownership interest. We thought you would want to know that. In fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our FTO policy (no more “accruing” time off) only to be included if applicable, our employer matching 401(k) plan (no vesting period), our “no employee contribution” healthcare option. But we are getting ahead of ourselves here, let’s talk about this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits later.

GPJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, GPJ complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. GPJ expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • Marketing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

Posted this week

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