Integrated Project Manager – Toronto, Canada | Contract

We are seeking a savvy intermediate Integrated Project Manager for a two-month gig working onsite with our client, located in west Toronto.

As the Integrated PM, you'll work closely with key stakeholders to manage the entire project process from brief intake and resourcing, to client meetings and work back schedules. You’ll work closely with content writers, web analysts, email specialists, strategists, designers and developers to create industry-leading print, web, email and marketing campaigns. The Role:

  • Use best in class approach, manage entire aspects of the project: objective identification, scope, estimation, risk, resourcing, schedule, budget, communication, reporting, quality assurance and process training
  • Identify and clarify client objectives to develop appropriate solutions and facilitate the creation of thorough project briefs
  • Create and coordinate work-back schedules with clients, resources and stakeholders to ensure the project is delivered within the required timelines
  • Determine project skill and resource requirements and assist in the assembly of project teams and schedule creation
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and resources to facilitate meaningful collaboration and consultation as required
  • Communicate project status, issues, risks, changes and results with the Marketing team and clients
  • Continuously analyze the existing internal and external creative/marketing project process across the organization
  • Conduct post-mortems at the end of a project. Document the learnings and ensure they are communicated and used to help improve future process flows
  • Train stakeholders on how to write effective briefs, how to give productive feedback, and how to secure approvals efficiently
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, external partners and vendors to earn trust and credibility

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in marketing, business, communications or creative management
  • 3+ years of experience in a related field with a minimum of two in creative production, project management or marketing.
  • Demonstrated understanding of advanced principles of project management as they apply to the marketing space
  • Experience trafficking resources
  • Understanding of creative assets and timelines
  • Experienced in with projects including email marketing, display advertising, direct mail, outdoor, print, campaign websites and lead generation
  • Understanding of brand and brand standards and ability to enforce them
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and high degree on initiative to drive projects to completion
  • Experience on a creative team (agency or in-house)
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a changing environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete tasks
  • Ability to handle numerous planned and unplanned projects, initiatives, roles, and responsibilities
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly to teammates and clients

This opportunity is immediate - apply now for immediate consideration!

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