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Project Manager - Zeno Group

New York, NY

ABOUT THE JOB


Zeno’s Global Strategic Planning team (“GSP”) is searching for a Project Manager to:

 

  • Serve as liaison between account teams and the GSP team to develop workplans, budgets and management of staff time and resources 
  • Coordinate with account teams and the MD Strategic Insights and Planning, and EVP, Research Measurement and Analytics  (“Direct Managers”) to allocate resources to each of 
  • New business efforts
  • Internal projects and initiatives 
  • Billable client projects 
  • Ensure client statements of work / scopes are reflective of GSP team’s commitment and pricing is appropriate for scope contemplated, inclusive of drafting and reviewing scopes of work, as appropriate 
  • Create periodic progress reports for the Finance and GSP leadership on team utilization, account servicing and progress on IP initiatives
  • Facilitate communication with offices across the US and globally to maintain reliability and meet deadlines across time zones
  • Gather project requirements, allocate resources, and communicate expectations to Direct Managers
  • Prioritize tasks, create timelines, and ensure compliance with budgets, deadlines and Zeno finance policies from inception to delivery
  • You will work out of Zeno’s NY office and coordinate primarily with staff in New York, Chicago and Washington D.C., though you will have global touch points(e.g., UK)
  • You will report to the MD Strategic Planning and have a dotted line to the Chief Financial Officer, or his delegate, as appropriate

ABOUT YOU

You are someone who is extremely detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills, prior project management experience.  You are resourceful, quick, a strong and proactive communicator and someone who truly enjoys creating workback plans, staffing charts and project budgets.  You are confident, assertive, and well-versed in budgeting, timelines and project management best practices.  Prior agency experience strongly preferred.  Eg: You will succeed at ZENO if you are fearless, resourceful, tenacious, and bring to the table an expertise in client relations, a deep knowledge of traditional strategies. 

 

Specifically, we are looking for candidates who have:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 8+ years of industry and/or project management experience

 

Excellent writing, communication and organizations skills Understanding of the impacts of successful project management on financial outcomes and client satisfaction.

 

ABOUT OUR BENEFITS

Zeno Group offers a creative and differentiating benefits package including a variety of medical and dental choices, vacation, optional and sick time. We also offer a 401(k) plan, pretax flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, a prescription drug benefit plan, a vision plan, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance and programs that support flexibility and promote work/life balance. In addition, our unique ZenoFit wellness program offers financial support to pursue the wellness activity of your choice.

 

 

Zeno Group's culture is innovative and energetic. If you thrive on a creative challenge and are looking for an opportunity that offers plenty of growth potential and career development, then we are looking for you!

  
About Us 

Zeno Group is a global, integrated communications agency, born from PR. The award winning agency is committed to work that delivers true business value for clients across consumer, corporate, health and technology industries. Zeno was named 2019 Agency of the Year by PRWeek and received high commendation as 2018 PRWeek US Midsize Agency of the Year and 2017 International Agency of the Year. Additionally, Zeno was named a Best Place to Work by PRWeek in 2016 and 2017. The agency also received the 2017 Platinum Award for ‘Best in Show’ at the SABRE Awards North America. The agency was recognized at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity in 2018, winning a Bronze PR Cannes Lion, and in 2016, winning a Gold Cannes Lion and a Bronze PR Cannes Lion. Zeno is a DJE Holdings Company. For more information, visit us at www.ZenoGroup.com.

 
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31/01/2020