Project Manager (Data)


Department: Project Management & Delivery

Expertise: Data

Location: Toronto, Canada

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 is Wunderman Thompson MAP:

Wunderman Thompson MAP is the world-leading center of excellence for Marketing Automation, Personalization, Loyalty and CRM at scale. Our mission is to deliver value for our clients by humanizing the relationship between the brand and the consumer. To do this, we help clients make data-driven and personalized experiences that can be scaled with efficiency and operationalized intelligently. We believe that serving consumers personal, mindful content in an omnichannel world is key to transforming experiences. With the brain of a consultancy, the heart of an agency and the power of technology and data, we work with some of the world's most admired brands to help them on their transformation journey to becoming truly customer-centric. 

At Wunderman Thompson MAP, we are always making room for more. We are 800+ technology specialists, data scientists, strategic thinkers, consultants, operations experts, and creative minds from 40+ nationalities who collaborate closely to help our clients inspire and engage consumers on five continents.  

Who we are looking for: 

Are you an energetic Project Manager with a passion for digital solutions? Can you see yourself managing the very best direct marketing solutions for one of our big international clients? Would you like to join an agency that supports you to be your best? If yes, then Wunderman Thompson could be for you! We are looking for a person with experience in project management and the hunger to deep-dive into projects for our growing list of clients.

A note about workstyle: Wunderman Thompson MAP would like candidates for this position to be comfortable going into our Toronto office 5 days a week at a regular cadence to help build upon our culture with the client. We will still maintain levels of flexibility within specific hours and days in-office. These requirements will last to hybrid/remote flexibility after the first 3-6 months on assignment. Candidates interested must be local to Toronto or willing to relocate (with paid relocation included and available for out-of-town applicants living in Canada.

What will your day look like?

In the role as a Project Manager, you will be become a part of our data operations work stream organizing and managing key client development projects for one of our largest international clients, while ensuring delivery on time, on budget, and with high quality. In the day-to-day business, you will be expected to lead projects, so strong project management skills are a must. You will play a central role throughout the entire project lifecycle; you will use your strategic thinking and management skills as well as tackling more hands-on tasks. A solid technical understanding and a strong passion for digital solutions are essential, as you will work closely with our Developers and the client's development/technical stakeholders. More specifically, your tasks include:

  • Communicating and managing client relationships and expectations excellently
  • Developing project scopes, plans and budgets
  • Producing high-quality presentations for internal and client meetings
  • Managing projects, which includes securing progress across different departments and ensuring deliverables on time and within budget while proactively ensuring that obstacles are mitigated, and project risks are minimized
  • Consistently meeting project deadlines as well as ensuring continuous progress
  • Being a daily sparring partner to your colleagues

Who are you going to work with?

You will be the linchpin in a network of closely coordinated Project managers, Designers, User Experience Architects and Developers. In our office in Copenhagen, you will get competent teammates who go the extra mile to help one another. We are a flat organization that loves promoting and growing the talents of our people, and many of our people have been at the agency a decade or longer.

What do you bring to the table?

You are an easy-going person with a proactive and positive mindset. You work to deliver the best possible outcomes despite any challenges that may arise. As you will be managing several projects simultaneously, you are an organized person who can keep perspective while showing great attention to details. In addition, you have:

  • Minimum 3+ years of years of experience being a digitally-focused project manager or similar
  • Extensive knowledge of what working with data, technical projects and marketing automation platforms entail. Salesforce Marketing Cloud experience is a plus!
  • Experience with strategic management and implementation of IT projects, web and/or marketing automation
  • The competence, confidence and self-discipline to manage deadlines, estimates and budgets
  • Great communication skills
  • Ideally, you also have experience or knowledge of agile methodologies such as scrum

What we offer: 

  • Passionate, driven people | We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.
  • Consciously cultivated culture | We aim to embody the behaviours to build an inclusive community that is in it together, bringing both positivity and active listening into the workplace as we simultaneously strive to empower creative bravery.
  • Competitive benefits | What we offer full time hires ranges from the full spectrum of group health coverage options (medical, dental, vision) and a variety of paid time off offerings that reflect our investment in all aspects of your overall life balance and wellness.
  • Growth-minded opportunities | We aim to nurture a culture of real-time feedback, growth-oriented mindset, and plenty of training opportunities through Wunderman Thompson and WPP, so you can continue to grow personally and professionally.

Wunderman Thompson welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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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