Project Director
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Weber Shandwick

1,001-5,000 employees

Global communications agency offering strategic consulting
Company Overview
Weber Shandwick stands out as a global communications agency with a proven track record of excellence, as evidenced by its numerous industry accolades, including being named PR Agency of the Year, Global Agency of the Decade, and earning over 150 Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company's commitment to inclusivity and diversity at all levels, combined with its strategic and creative leadership, positions it as a leading player in the industry. Furthermore, its recognition on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Global Marketing Agencies underscores its competitive advantage and industry leadership.
Consulting
Social Impact

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$2.2M

Founded

2001

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-3%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

0%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • 8+ years of Project Management experience, preferably in a consulting agency, media relations communications, law firm or political campaign setting
  • Expert skills in scoping, pricing, and timeline development for complex, agile programs. Ability to prioritize and plan work activities to meet deadlines. Ability to work effectively with established deadlines and pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to build cooperative, effective relationships, facilitate communication and understanding among professionals across multiple levels. The ability to build consensus, anticipate problems and difficult situations, and develop workable strategies and solutions.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Proficient in collaboration tools such as Microsoft Products and Smartsheets.
Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of a client engagement and drive integration. Partner closely with public affairs, strategy, insights, new business, finance, and resourcing leads to institute best practices
  • Be a proactive, agile and solution-oriented
  • Define and support cross-functional teams on roles and responsibilities, processes, and templates
  • Manage projects with internal and external partners focusing on balancing quality, cost and timing while exceeding client expectations
  • Manage project deliverables across multiple work streams and independently prioritize as appropriate
  • Help coordinate various specialty functions including public affairs, strategy, insights, paid media, and analytics
  • Set expectations at the beginning of a project. As any issues arise, proactively find solutions without compromising quality, team morale, or budget.
  • Partner with internal finance team on overall financial management of the client (SOW development; monitoring and tracking deliverables and budgets; forecasting; change management and reporting)
  • Negotiate conflict, manage differences of opinion, and communicate effectively
  • Demonstrate strong, professional work ethic and financial acumen