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Senior Associate, Project and Account Management

ÜBerblick

Sr. Associate, Project and Account Management 

Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We are always looking to grow and better our business – and the Account Management team is the catalyst for that growth. Our focus is on building the client’s business, the account relationship and the expertise of our team. That means spotting game-changing ideas to grow our client’s business and solve challenges. Selling ideas fearlessly and confidently. And keeping things simple, organized and clear – even in the most complex situations – so that we can make great work. To help with this, we’re looking for an outstanding Sr. Associate – someone who can win the hearts of clients, inspire junior staff and skillfully juggle multiple pieces of business. Sound like you? Read on.

What you’ll do:

Project work:

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring flawless execution
  • Day-to-day client contact for both site and campaign projects
  • Interpret the upfront strategy of a program and collaborate with internal team to develop tactical plans
  • Adjust level of detail in communications for different audiences (internal vs. client, junior vs. senior)
  • Set priorities to drive day-to-day execution of projects, raise risk internally as needed to stay on track, ensure on-time delivery and adherence to process
  • Create project timelines with input from cross-capability team (Note: We have timelines to work off of – And any large, complex new project would have a more senior PM own the creation of the schedule)
  • Manage weekly changes to XD/Creative allocations
  • Clarify and prioritize internal and client feedback to ensure deadlines are met
  • Lead QA of creative deliverables (copy decks, creative comps, etc.) prior to Technology build
  • Lead the Technology team through the execution phase of projects (Content Publishing, Business Analysts, Tech leads, etc.)
  • Participate in QA of site work during Tech development process and post-release

Support the Account and Project Management team:

  • Provide executional support for cross-channel and large-scale initiatives
  • Use outgoing personality and go-getter attitude to build strong cross-capability partnerships
  • Manage client and internal expectations around schedules, feedback, and next steps to drive projects forward
  • Learn the client's brand, process, and marketing ecosystem
  • Conduct ongoing competitive and marketing landscape analysis and articulate insights internally and externally

Work type:

  • This current role is a mix of both, but skews toward site work across a variety of projects. We rotate within the team and ensure these individuals gain experience across all of our channels and programs
  • Primary site is the client’s global corporate website; secondary sites are other client properties as well as partner brands for campaign work
  • Involvement with managing site content maintenance with internal team and clients
  • Support thought leadership initiatives with internal team. Identify opportunities to improve our work, team processes, etc.

We’re looking for a talented Sr. Associate with strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • 3+ years experience
  • Preferably experience working at a digitally-focused agency
  • Visibly built-up Account and Project Management skill set
  • Driven to partner with clients, think critically, share opinions, and manage level-appropriate projects start to finish – From kickoff to build and launch
  • Thrives with a consistent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Interest in Technology-focused accounts
  • Driven to be a team player – Willingness to dig in and be a collaborator, with a desire to never stop learning or growing
  • Flexible and open to change – With strong communication skills to share changed plans in an effective and timely manner

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer. 

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