Associate Project Manager, MRM
Birmingham, MI 
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Posted 22 days ago
Job Description
Tracking Code
14555 - 094
Job Description

MRM creatively engineers total human experiences. Through purposeful, dynamic intersections between strategy, creative, technology and data sciences, MRM operates in a borderless, integrated way, to allow for greater collaboration and velocity- all to the service of helping businesses grow meaningful relationships with people. MRM has 35-plus offices across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit .

MRM//McCann is seeking an Associate Project Manager. We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills, who strives to learn about and grow professionally in the field of Project Management.

Our ideal candidate will be part of a collaborative working environment and build effective working relationships with external partners and within the agency. This role requires the candidate to work independently while identifying, analyzing, and resolving problems. This role also requires decision-making skills and the ability to communicate confidently with managers and team members across all areas of the agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful development and implementation of several, low-complexity projects
  • Manage several projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • Facilitate project kickoff meetings
  • Create and manage project scope documents and schedules/project plans
  • Lead projects with cross-functional teams including creative, technology, QA, User Experience/Information Architecture, production, performance/analytics
  • Interact and collaborate knowledgably with partners
  • Identify project resource requirements and facilitate staffing
  • Coordinate asset deliveries with partners and perform asset quality reviews
  • Manage workflow tickets and online collaboration

Qualifications:

  • Strong communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and comfortable with change and complexity in dynamic environments
  • Able to shift readily between the "big picture" and the small-but-crucial details, knowing when to concentrate on each
  • Able to work effectively with partners and vendors to deliver an overall solution
  • Foundational project management skills and experience including:
    • Schedule development, management, monitoring and oversight
    • Resource management and forecasting
    • Task and delivery management
    • Risk identification and management
    • Issue identification and management
Required Skills

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 6 months to 2 years' experience in project management or service management within a professional services company
  • Agency experience a plus
  • MS Office experience, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook preferred
  • Knowledge of MS Project or other project plan software (Smartsheet) experience a plus
  • Knowledge/familiarity with production tools and proprietary software (Egnyte, JIRA, Content Management Systems, etc.) a plus
  • Working knowledge/familiarity of the web and related technologies including (user experience, web development, web services, integration, application management and hosting) a plus
  • Experience with digital campaigns, including site, digital experiences, email and OLA projects a plus
  • Foundational experience with project methodologies, including agile, hybrid, or waterfall preferred
  • Possible travel to partner offices

MRM is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, disability, genetic information or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. MRM participates in e-Verify.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:

  1. a) Dedicated Fax - 917-661-6310
  2. b) Dedicated E-mail - Careers@mwgdetroit.com
  3. c) US Mail - ATTN: Human Resources, 360 W. Maple Birmingham, MI 48009
  4. d) Dedicated Phone - 248-203-8000

NOTE: Disability accommodation requests only.

Job Location
Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

 

Job Summary
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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2 to 6 years
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