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Careers

Senior Project Manager

at Wunderman Thompson
Atlanta, Georgia, 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 Atlanta is seeking a Senior Project Manager to support one of our larger clients with their integrated marketing campaigns and be a trailblazer of process and timeline management. We are looking for an enthusiastic critical thinker/problem solver who thrives on being engaged at all levels of a project. The Senior Project Manager will acutely understand the opportunities and constraints of a given project and take responsibility for setting and managing expectations internally and with clients. He or she will understand how to manage and negotiate trade-offs to deliver on time, within budget, and against agreed objectives. Senior Project Managers have full lifecycle leadership experience from scoping through delivery and can confidently prioritize business needs, resource management, schedules, and financials to successfully navigate and deliver all aspects of the assignment.

What you’ll do: 

  • Work | Deliver work that is excellent, on time, on budget, and goes beyond the brief. Oversee the entire delivery and execution of projects. Identify dependencies and the cascading impacts of delays. Lead resource needs and availability across the office and network, working closely with department leads and recruiting.
  • People | Motivate, direct and challenge teams to produce great work. Establish and manage cross-functional teams in partnership with the account team across different locations that are collaborative, efficient and high-functioning. Increase efficiency across a group of accounts through effective management of staff resourcing. Oversee staff bandwidth on the account provide solutions for additional temporary resources, new business pitch support, and PTO coverage.
  • Process |Establish and manage project/program communication and process. Leverage existing tools and processes to monitor people and project progress. Collaborate with Project and Program needs to ensure the right resources are in place to deliver the work.
  • Financials |Responsible for project estimation, planning and profitability. Build detailed project plans. Collaborate with Delivery leads for resourcing and scoping strategy across the account, partnering with finance and account teams.

Who you are:

  • Leader | Influences without authority and fosters an environment of shared accountability. Comfortable communicating and partnering with department leads, tailoring communications based on audience and level (account, creative, finance, client, vendor).
  • Builder | Navigates strong collaboration between people, processes and systems. Drives projects and resource management from ambiguity to clarity. Understands campaign production and digital technologies and trends.
  • Detail Oriented | Sharp attention to detail and a drive for perfection. Excellent problem-solving skills. Adept at completing high-intensity, high-volume tasks in a timely fashion.
  • A Strong Communicator | Excellent communication and analytical skills. Conducts team and client meetings with clear, concise language and leadership acumen. A skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator.

What you'll need:

  • 5+ years of experience managing projects in a professional environment, with agency or consulting environment preferred.
  • Previous work with common project management tools such as Smartsheet, Workfront, MS Project, Slack/MS Teams.
  • Experience adapting project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Lean, Kanban) to the needs of the project.
  • Experience managing integrated marketing campaigns from start to finish including broadcast, social, digital, and print creative.
  • Conscientious and adept at problem-solving through critical thinking.
  • Experience leading team and client meetings.
  • Experiencing managing multiple campaigns at a given time.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to flex time management skills based on workload.
  • 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

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.  

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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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