Hanley Wood

  • Senior Project Manager

    Job Location US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/5/2018 4:28 PM)
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  • Job Description



    Job Summary 

    Hanley Wood Marketing is a full-service brand strategy and content marketing agency with over 30 years of experience serving Fortune 500 companies. At Hanley Wood, our project managers are critical to the success of our organization as they are responsible for facilitating the development and execution of digital and print projects from the launch meeting through to project completion.  They partner with team members to ensure that each department has ample time and correct information to complete projects on time, on budget and at the quality standards of both the client and the agency.  


    We are looking for a dedicated Senior Project Manager with a focus on driving efficiency, bringing new ideas and being part of a growing team.


    Primary Duties:

    • Act as senior project manager on print and digital projects associated with assigned book of business
    • Work with client services lead to understand the scope of each assigned project.
    • Partner with resource managers to obtain resources as needed to support project work.
    • Collaboratively create schedules and work with team members to communicate individual responsibilities and deadlines.
    • Manage and coordinate project workflow by evaluating project status and collaborating with team members to meet project deadlines.
    • Serve as the conduit for all project communications. Ensure that communication flow is efficient and inclusive of all pertinent parties at the appropriate times.
    • Monitor the budget during the life of the project and work with team to course correct if budget is at risk of exceeding the cost agreed in the SOW.
    • Lead effective internal meetings.
    • Constantly look for opportunities to make project teams more efficient.
    • Coordinate and facilitate project close-out meetings to analyze project efficiencies and effectiveness.
    • This position may have some client-facing opportunities but will primarily function behind the scenes to drive the work.


    Experience, Skills, and Talents Required:

    • Minimum of seven years’ experience in a traffic and/or project management role, preferably with an advertising/marketing agency. At least three years of experience managing digital projects
    • Excellent listening and communication skills. Ability to quickly grasp the project objective and deliverables. Can interact with staff at all levels.
    • Skilled in managing multiple large scale, multi-faceted projects with up to 40 deliverables running simultaneously.
    • Ability to identify, mitigate and manage risks against project schedules and budgets. Can quickly modify plans and reprioritize as circumstances change.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


    Education and Certifications Required:

    B.S. or B.A. degree required


    The above job description is designed to indicate a general sense of the duties and expectations of this position.  It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required.  As the nature of our business demands change, so too may the duties of this position.



    About Hanley Wood

    About Hanley Wood Marketing


    Our unique combination of world-class brand strategy and content marketing solutions creates new possibilities for businesses, drives ROI, and helps customers grow.


    As a senior project manager, you’ll work in a culture that’s highly collaborative, creative, and respectful. You’ll join colleagues who work across departments and teams, freely sharing knowledge, capabilities, and strategies to bring the greatest possible value to each project.


    HWM’s cross-industry client roster includes clients of every size, and Fortune-50, -100 and -300 clients: FedEx, 3M and Sherwin-Williams, We were named Agency of the Year by FedEx in 2012 and Partner of the Year by Sherwin-Williams in 2010. Our creative work has earned the nation’s top content marketing awards from the Custom Content Council, FOLIO, BtoB Online, and many others. Please visit our site at: www.hanleywoodmarketing.com.


    If you meet the required skills and qualifications and want to learn more, apply online at www.hanleywood.com/careers

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