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Careers

Senior Project Manager

at Wunderman Thompson
Chicago, Illinois, 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 Senior Digital Project Manager to join our Chicago team. The Senior Digital Project Manager leads large digital projects and is responsible for their success relevant to timeline, budget, scope while meeting business requirements and strategy.

Moreover, the Senior Project Manager will maintain, strengthen, and grow relationships with key clients through thorough management of medium to large projects, excellent and constant communication and exceptional planning and organization. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading and managing the efforts of cross-functional teams to effectively deliver upon contracted deliverables and client expectations.

What you’ll do:

  • Client | Serve as the point person for all day-to-day client communications across multiple teams. Serve as a main client interface on projects, clarify strategic requirements, explain complex ideas clearly, and manage expectations.
  • Communicate | Conduct and lead status meetings regularly with clients and the internal team, ensure thorough communication with all stakeholders at all stages of every project.
  • Team | Lead and inspire teams by communicating vision for the project. Contribute to ongoing improvement of internal processes to allow for smooth execution of projects and improved efficiency across departments and project team members. Assist Producers and Associate Producers on other accounts; provide mentoring, training and best practices recommendations. Serve as point of escalation both internally and with clients on specific, key projects or accounts.
  • Process | Accountable for the execution, management and quality control of multiple complex projects from concept to completion, ensuring client satisfaction, meeting all timeline milestones and delivering within the approved budgets. Develop and document project parameters including scope, schedule, budgets, specifications; create, update and monitor project plans for all projects.

Who you are:

  • A builder | Entrepreneurial attitude coupled with a strong business acumen. Ability and appetite to bring people together. Innate ability to marshal people and create gravity around ideas.
  • Open and collaborative | Our team is close-knit and supportive and we’re working with a lot of
  • unknowns – you must champion of team environments that are comfortable and encouraging.
  • Optimistic and resilient | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. Yes and why not
  • Takes care of self and team. Balance needed to maintain stamina and positivity.
  • Ego-less | We all wear the hats that need wearing, it’s a mentality that makes the team successful.

What you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of hands-on project management / producing experience in the digital space.
  • Agency experience highly preferred.
  • Experience managing web technology, back-end, application and hosting-related projects as well as mobile, social, SEO/SEM and display campaigns.
  • Experience with iterative/agile project management methodologies, as well as traditional/waterfall.
  • Strong understanding of digital technologies and trends.
  • Ability to qualify innovative ideas with top-notch research and industry knowledge.
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.
  • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented and capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to apply critical and strategic thinking.
  • Expertise with Word, Excel, PPT, and MS Project a must.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills as a team leader and team player.
  • Flexibility, initiative, dedication, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for client meetings, trade shows and/or conferences.
  • Be a skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via 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.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

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