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Careers

Project Manager

at Wunderman Thompson Health
Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.    

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology. 

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Project Manager to join the team in our Kansas City office. The role of the Project Manager is to scope, define, manage, and lead the implementation of all online and offline projects from inception, to production launch. The Project Manager will manage the execution of the tactical plan agreed upon by the client including coordination of internal and external resources, timelines and team communication.  In addition, promotes and ensures that project management standards such as tools, milestones and approvals are utilized and followed.  An effective problem-solver on a day-to-day basis, the Project Manager must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities in a fast-paced environment.

The Project Manager requires superior project management skills. This person must be a conscientious team player and a good organizer. This person also demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The Project Manager is a creative problem solver, exhibiting initiative and a take-charge attitude.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage | Provide day to day management of projects from initiation through implementation and deployment through organization, facilitation, attention to detail, negotiation, great interpersonal skills, and communication in keeping team members up to date on status of projects. Consistently demonstrate active problem resolution in order to ensure smooth project process and resolve schedule conflicts. Schedule and run internal status meetings. Analyze and manage ongoing utilization and profitability per account. Assist in assignment decisions with senior Lead and provide support and knowledge transfer. Set-up projects in our financial tracking system and server (job codes, estimate entry, server folders, etc).
  • Partner | Collaborate with Discipline Leads, Account and Project Management to support development of scope of work based on functional and business requirements. Actively engage the Account Team regarding deliverables and timing expectations to support a balanced workload for the agency. Communicate status of project to the team and client on a regular basis. Uphold quality control standards, ensuring milestone sign off from Production, Art Buying, Editorial, and Retouching departments. Champion all company and departmental processes and initiatives, including advocating and executing them, as well as assisting in ongoing process improvement.
  • Communicate | Demonstrate consistently good judgment in choosing methods of communication that are most effective and efficient (i.e. team meetings, in person, phone, email) Provide critical project information on scope, budget and timeline to client or through senior team on a regular basis.

Who you are:

  • Knowledgeable | Possess a solid understanding of integrated tactics, and our execution processes for offline tactics, site, email, banner, mobile, and other digital tactics. Knowledge of print, digital, broadcast, media, and production process and level of efforts required. Ability to apply knowledge to tracking ongoing deliverables in and out of the Creative Development and Production process, ensuring review and approval of all team members on each round of review.
  • Collaborator | Demonstrate excellent communication skills in collaboration with team members from multiple disciplines. Able to identify and communicate print and digital best practices. Prepare materials for meetings, execute efficient and organized meetings that are cross-functionality. Participate in brainstorm sessions for integrated tactics. Establish strong relationships across capabilities.
  • Leader | Enforce high standards for professionalism, and model constructive problem-solving behaviors and attitudes for team members. Able to recognize team training needs and plan training sessions with senior Leads. Able to manage and set goals with 1-2 junior team members and provide reviews of direct reports.
  • Trailblazer | Able to identify one or more channels to gain expertise in and act as lead for the team on emerging trends or technologies. Contributor to ongoing process refinements and the creation of new processes. Contributor to the development of efficient processes and bring new ideas forth to Senior Management.

 What You’ll Need:

  • 3-5 years project management experience or traffic coordination, preferably in an agency or high-tech environment.
  • Demonstrate effective planning, organization, and time management skills and analysis/assessment capabilities as well as effective presentation skills.
  • Capacity to understand dynamics of multi-discipline teams and resolve team-related issues that could impact deliverables.
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent tasks/projects in a fast-paced deadline driven environment and deliver quality results.
  • Passionate about the discipline, the team, and the company.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • A strong work ethic that includes a “get the job done” attitude.
  • Team Player and good listener.
  • Self-starter able to work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Ability to resolve conflicting situations.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency. For more information, please visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram 

Wunderman Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment. 

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Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

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