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Position at EssenceMediacom
Google via Media Futures Group - A little about us
Google has consolidated its media agency partnership into WPP's GroupM, building on the world class digital work that Essence has delivered for Google for over 15 years. Media Futures Group (MFG) is a bespoke team that delivers on our commitment to Google for a more strategic, creative and integrated media approach established to drive better business results.
The MFG team is made up of best in class digital, offline, and integrated media experts who work together to enhance media's contribution to Google's business. MFG is powered by Essence, MediaCom, and other constituent parts of GroupM around the world. The MFG team operates in a seamlessly integrated way across strategy, planning, investment, creative, business sciences and analytics, data and technology. The profile of people who work in MFG are world class, committed to establishing a new high water mark in the media industry.
About the role
We're looking for a passionate and strategic project management professional who will manage several large tech programs of work within EssenceMediacom for one of our largest clients. You are proactive and highly organized, and you understand the importance of seeing the larger project vision while still being able to manage what's going on in the weeds. You are always looking for new ways to be efficient. As a Senior Project Manager, you will partner with the MFG disciplines of client services, product, engineering, planning, activation, and our client to keep teams on track as they execute a number of initiatives centering around the development and management of new media tools and technologies. This role will be supporting global programs and therefore, you will be driving collaboration and coordinating work & delivery across multiple time zones. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing, dynamic media agency which is already doing cutting-edge work for exceptional clients.
The ideal candidate has experience in operations and project management, preferably with a media and technology focus. You'll have a positive attitude, see solutions and risks clearly and are not afraid to talk about them in the moment. You gain the trust of both senior- and junior- team members, and are proactive and detail oriented. You have no problem setting up meetings and you like to run them. In addition to managing the project plan, you must understand how each project links, impacts and has dependencies across other projects, and therefore be able to successfully execute delivery across all projects.
Some of the things we'd like you to do:
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Our mission is to make advertising more valuable to the world. We do this by employing the world's very best talent to solve some of the toughest challenges of today's digital marketing landscape. It's important that we hire people whose values reflect those of our own: genuine, results-focused, daring and insightful. As an EssenceMediacom employee, we promise you a workplace that invests in your career, cares for you and is fun and engaging. We believe these factors create a workplace where you can be yourself and do amazing work.
GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the more great work we can create together.
The base salary for this position at the time of this posting may range from $60,000 to $140,000. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, please visit https://www.wpp.com/people/wellbeing/benefits-at-wpp-in-the-us for more details.