Project Manager

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Position Objective

The Project Manager will fill an essential role at Brandish. As a part of a small but rapidly growing team, the Project Manager (PM) will ensure all projects run smoothly and that we exceed the needs and wants of our clients. This position will touch parts of each project from client relations to creative services, to project profitability.

The PM will receive guidance and direction yet should feel comfortable working independently and in taking direct feedback. The ideal candidate will successfully synthesize client requests into project briefs and manage the workflow of each project to completion.

The PM will act as the critical point of contact with each client and communicate their needs to the Brandish team, and the needs of the Brandish team, to the client. The PM will work closely with the Accounts Director to develop and maintain happy and healthy relationships with current and potential clients.

As an integral member of a growing team, the ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running. Ambitious individuals will thrive in this fast paced environment that will offer opportunities for career advancement within the organization.

Key Accountabilities:

Project scoping and briefing

  • Determine project scope
  • Create comprehensive client and project briefs to share with the Brandish team.

B. Project Management

  • Manage creative services and agency partners to ensure all work is complete.
  • Manage timelines to ensure projects stay on track and are delivered on time.

C. Project Profitability

  • Create and manage budgets per project to ensure profitability margins are met.

D. Client relations

  • Act as the primary point of contact with all clients from project inception to completion.
  • Represent the client's needs and wants as they pertain to the ongoing projects.
  • Represent Brandish team and philosophy of work when discussing projects with clients.

Differentiating Accountabilities

  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Confident in project management skills and in delegating work to colleagues
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Quick to adapt and learn
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented

Knowledge and Experience

  • 1-3  years professional experience in an accounts and/or project manager role
  • Experience in a management or team lead role is considered an asset
  • Experience or education in finance or accounting is considered an asset

Tools, Equipment or Other Technical Abilities

  • Experience working in microsoft excel or google sheets
  • Experience working in Asana is considered an asset
  • Experience working in Quickbooks is considered an asset
  • Experience working on project budgets, or in developing product profitability models is considered an asset.
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Cloud is considered an asset

Want to apply for this job?

Send us an email at jobs@brandishagency.com and tell us about yourself and your work.