Junior Project Manager at Edelman

Location: new york, united states

Job Description

Junior Project Manager - (200343)

Edelman Digital was established as the world’s first global social agency. We bring together the best talent to help clients from every industry and sector to navigate complex business and brand challenges brought on by an increasingly digital world. We excel at helping our clients recalibrate their brands, reframe their positions and – most importantly – connect and engage with people. Why work with us? You’ll work with an industry-leading team, defining the rules of social marketing for the global business environment.

We are seeking an exceptionally detail-oriented and self-motivated individual who is comfortable working as part of a connected team, who is intrigued by the ever-evolving digital and social world. We move extremely fast and require a fast thinker who can organize a team, is super curious, wants to keep people on track and on task and knows how manage internal and external people. This is a hands-on internship where you will learn from the best of the best and will be able to grow exponentially in your career.

The Jr. Project Manager will support the Project Management team working across one of the biggest consumer electronic brands in the world. You will help coordinate project workflow with the Account team and Discipline Leads (Strategy & Planning, Creative Content and Development Technology). The works to set up and manage the project processes, define scopes, costs and time parameters.

Project Managers are the guardrails that ensure client goals are met—responsible for the execution of every deliverable. This role is the critical centerpiece between clients, account leads, creative content, strategy and the technology teams. As a Jr. PM, you will ensure that project deliverables meet time specifications and quality goals—the ultimate problem solver on any project.

Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in the creation and organization team/project processes documentation
  • Developing relevant reports and team communications
  • Serve as a creative problem solver, providing solutions to team challenges
  • Assist in facilitation and management of a variety of projects for a number of clients/account teams
  • Assist in developing strategies to manage department workflow
  • Assist in planning and execution of high level client meetings
  • Track and maintain product inventory

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects, and strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficiency with the following programs is required: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Resourcefulness– you know how to get things done
  • Strong interest in social media

About Us

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Client Services - Digital
Primary Location United States-New York
Job Type Experienced
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Mar 2, 2020, 9:23:56 AM