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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job ID 
US-NY-New York
Project Management



Title: Project Manager


Company/Location: Patients & Purpose/New York


Department/Discipline: Project Management


Core Competencies: Digital Powerhouse, Organized, Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Creativity


Overview: The Digital Project Manager (PM) is responsible for providing comprehensive project scopes, developing project plans, and working to execute digital projects on behalf of the client, on time and within budget. A Digital Project Manager leads interactive projects and is responsible for their success. At Patients and Purpose success is defined not only as on time and on budget, but meeting client business requirements in a way that demonstrates creativity. A Project Manager leads not only creative and development project teams, but also junior PMs supporting specific projects.


  • Partner with a cross‐functional team of Account Executives, Copywriters, Art Directors, Developers, Editors and Coordinators to fulfill client requests and expectations
  • Lead discovery process on digital engagements and accurately scope projects, defining project requirements, functional specifications, and partner to finalize success metrics
  • Work in an independent fashion, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate effectively in difficult situations
  • Lead and inspire teams by communicating a vision for the project as well as involving people at the optimal levels for project success
  • Lead internal meetings with your brand team and ensure that they meet the stated objectives and stay on agenda
  • Manage multiple projects that total a budget in excess of 1MM
  • Develop project estimates and project plans with support of more senior members of the Project Management team as needed
  • Prepare comprehensive project scopes (deliverables, schedules, budgets, et)
  • Develop and maintain critical issues documents; update and change as needed, communicate changes to the brand team
  • Prepare billing and forecast income
  • Provide Clients with all production schedules and critical milestones
  • Participate in all relevant training courses offered internally
  • Support team and/or agency initiatives as assigned
  • Ensure all deliverables are of the highest quality 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of interactive project management experience in an advertising agency or similar 5 years is preferred.
  • Experience with the development of large‐scale websites and a strong understanding of web development technologies, third party applications and platforms, and social media
  • We need someone who is confident and comfortable with the demands this role will require from the very start
  • A familiarity with MS Office, MS Project, bug tracking, wiki and other related project management and common communications tools
  • Pharmaceutical advertising agency experience preferred, not required
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Solid presentation skills; able to present ideas to brand teams
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail