As a Frankel Project Manager, you'll be essential to the successful completion of the work we do for our clients. You’ll scope projects and timelines, create estimates, and manage budgets and work-back schedules. We'll depend on you to facilitate frequent internal communication between the agency's Creative, Digital, Project Management and Brand Management teams, and assure the on-time delivery of all client campaigns to ensure they remain on-budget, on-time and on-quality.

You'll also work closely with external vendors/contractors, managing them within scope and budget. We're looking for someone who prides themself in being an effective problem solver on a day-to-day basis and who is adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities to realize efficiencies and minimize scope creep and budget waste.


Project Lifecycle Management

  • Coordinates resource management and allocations of resources for projects, ensuring availability to deliver the projects on time

  • Facilitates and schedules all projects for assigned clients from estimation through completion

  • Leads project kickoff meetings, including presentation of key deliverables, initial spec sheets, timelines & budgets

  • Monitors project budgets & schedules daily using the agency’s project management system

  • Identifies risk factors for project scope creep and develops plans to address if it occurs or is likely to occur

  • Ensures projects stay within agreed upon budgets and informs all parties of any changes to scope/assumptions/issues that arise

  • Manages & updates project work-back schedules

  • Identifies and proactively resolves any deliverables that might fall behind schedule

  • Manages tactical quality of all client partner deliverables

  • Ensures the smooth handoff of deliverables within the agency’s teams

Project/Program Administration

  • Manages, reviews, and adjusts project transactions on a weekly basis

  • Measures project performance on an ongoing basis

  • Monitors all projects for quality, achievement of established timelines, and budget

  • Schedules, facilitates, and circulates notes/action items for internal check-in meetings

  • Gathers project assets prior to the start of a project

  • Creates and maintains server files/ folders

Vendor Management

  • Facilitates estimate development and confirmation of vendor(s) selection

  • Establishes final production schedules for work with vendors, and ensures their work is completed on quality and on-time

  • Ensures hand-off of print/production-ready files to vendor(s)

  • Ensures all project outside costs are accurately represented in the agency’s project management system

  • Works with Frankel’s Brand Managers to ensure all vendor costs are accurately coded and represented in internal billing systems


  • 1+ years of experience in a project management role

  • Developed project management skills, including strong attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple demands simultaneously, and in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem-solving abilities

  • Thorough understanding of studio/graphic arts and creative workflow processes

  • Strong working knowledge and professional experience with digital development and production processes and techniques (web, mobile, social, etc.)

    --> Experience using a project management system is a plus! We currently use Kantata.

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