Digital Project Manager

Kenilworth, New Jersey | Job #310625

In partnership with Cella Solutions, The BOSS Group has an exciting Digital Project Manager, temporary hire opportunity at an award-winning, best-in-class in-house studio at a major pharma company currently located in Kenilworth, NJ. This full-service studio produces print, digital, interactive, augmented/virtual reality, and video assets. The studio supports projects across all divisions and currently serves as agency of record for several brands. This is a unique opportunity to live where the client lives and work alongside over one hundred creative professionals across all disciplines. The studio is consistently rated better than both similar in-house agencies and external competitors—overall and with respect to innovation, execution, and client support.

For this Digital Project Manager position, you will act as a forward-thinking project manager and marketer to work collaboratively with the Director and Associate Directors, Account Managers and Leads to ensure the services offered by the organization are understood, documented, conveyed, and reflected in the scope and approach of each project.

Digital Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall interactive and web project organization to ensure the team is delivering on its promises on every project
  • Ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed
  • Manage big accounts to keep each client "happy"
  • Function as the primary liaison between the client and the creative/interactive team
  • Advise on tactics
  • Coordinate the creative/interactive team's work for large accounts; occasionally, assist the AEs by managing the creative team's work on smaller components of the campaigns for key accounts
  • Drive development, coordination, communication, and adoption of processes and procedures related to the approach and management of the service offerings.
  • Provide guidance and oversight for the portfolio of projects managed by the Project Managers to ensure these projects are being executed effectively according to approved strategies and in accordance with best practices particularly related to the management of project scope, risk, change, communications, resources, status, etc.
  • Consolidate and communicate regularly to Manager and Account Managers, the overall status of projects in progress and in the pipeline (including timelines, estimated efforts,  resource needs, risks, issues, budgets, etc.).
  • Work collaboratively with Account Managers (and/or designate appropriate resources to provide support) in development of proposals, presentations, statements of work, contracts, etc. to ensure projects are accurately scoped, estimated, priced, resourced, communicated, and aligned with services offered by the organization.
  • Work collaboratively with Account Managers and Project Managers to identify, document, and communicate contract staff resource needs to third party temporary staffing organization as appropriate.
  • Coach and develop staff to become effective Project Managers, as appropriate.
  • Step in and be as hands-on as necessary to help rescue at-risk projects.
  • Be the single point of contact for the Associate Director, Account Managers, and third party temporary staffing organization as appropriate.
Digital Project Manager Requirements:
  • BA/BS preferred
  • 15+ years field experience in project management
  • 10+ years experience in interactive and web productionPharmaceutical experience preferred
  • General understanding in the areas of web development, interactive design, application programming, database and system design
  • Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and general client/server architecture
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of our team’s capabilities
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and industry best practices to potentially be applied on business partner engagements
  • Understands at a high level the abilities and limitations of industry standard technologies, hardware and software packages
  • Possess excellent written and oral, communication skills
  • Must be able to develop budgets, track time and expenses and submit invoice for services in a timely manner
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking to business challenges and opportunities
  • Fluent in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Possess excellent project management, organizational, administrative and time management skills - effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects with tight deadlines with little or no supervision, while maintaining a professional and appropriate demeanor
  • Possess good interpersonal and team management skills
  • Ability to create and maintain positive work environment for team
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to apply quality control practices to all projects
  • Ability to partner and negotiate with vendors
  • Ability to effectively and professionally collaborate and interact with team peers, clients, interdepartmental colleagues and high-level executives in a professional and pleasant manner
  • Possess an understanding of print and interactive processes, procedures and technologies

About The BOSS Group:
We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Job ID: 310625DR