Freelance Senior Project Manager

Job ID
US-NY-New York
Project Management


Title: Freelance Senior Project Manager


Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York


Department/Discipline: Project Management


Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Creativity


Overview: The Freelance Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for managing comprehensive project scopes and project plans while overseeing the execution of multiple digital projects on behalf of the client(s). He or She may work on multiple complex brands and will provide supervision and guidance to more junior team members.



  • Liaise with cross-functional team of Account Executives, Copywriters, Art Directors, Developers and Coordinators to fulfill client requests and expectations
  • Communicate regularly with clients on all key issues and project deliverables
  • Develop project estimates and project plans and oversee work produced by junior team
  • Prepare comprehensive project scopes (deliverables, schedules, budgets, etc.)
  • Develop critical issues documents; update and change as needed, communicate changes to the brand team
  • Ensure project status meetings happen regularly; conduct in place of Project Manager(s) as needed
  • Prepare billing and forecast income
  • Prepare functional specifications with project developers
  • Provide Clients with all production schedules and critical milestones
  • Mentor, coach and develop direct report(s) by creating individual development plans, providing on the job learning and ensuring attendance at relevant SSCGU courses
  • Participate in all management courses offered by SSCGU, as assigned
  • Support and/or lead team or agency initiatives as assigned
  • In person client travel is required

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 to 5 years of interactive project management experience in an advertising agency or similar environment
  • Pharmaceutical advertising agency experience preferred, not required
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working on digital projects or digitally focused accounts
  • Solid understanding of interactive mediums; websites, banners, kiosks, Tablet PCs, etc.
  • Strong understanding of development technologies and quality assurance process
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong presentation skills; able to present ideas to brand teams
  • Previous experience managing one or more direct reports
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, MS Project and Vision

Omnicom Health Group is committed to hiring and developing exceptional talent. We agree that talent is equally distributed, and we’re focused on developing diverse teams that can bring the best solutions to everything we do. We strongly believe that celebrating what makes us different makes us better together. Join us—we look forward to getting to know you.


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