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Producer / Project Manager


Company : Point Blank Creative


Location : Ottawa,


Created : 2020-01-23


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Job Posting: Producer / Project Manager, AB & SK Campaigns Description WHO WE ARE Point Blank is a national creative agency that specializes in full-service progressive digital campaigns. Our team of 26 campaigners and creatives are based in Ottawa, Vancouver, Victoria and Edmonton. We are excited to be growing our office in Alberta and our work in Saskatchewan with great organizations doing big things. We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. We pride ourselves on our client-friendly and time-bound process. We believe in building long-term relationships many of our first clients are still our best clients. Our team and work have been recognized in Canada and America. In 2018, our Game Over Christy and was recognized as Best TV Ad at the Reed Awards in their Overall category (entries from Canada, US, and around the world). Founder, Nathan Lusignan, was also recognized as one of BCs Top Forty under 40 entrepreneurs. POSITION SUMMARY Reporting to the Campaigns Director for Alberta & Saskatchewan and our Head Producer, the Producer / Project Manager manages a portfolio of projects and client relationships and is responsible for ensuring that Point Blank consistently delivers an exceptional experience and work that exceeds client expectations. This position is based in Edmonton. WHAT YOU DO Proactively build strong, trusting partnerships with clients, serving as a solutions-oriented fixer and day-to-day point of contact for clients. Champion the clients best interests, flagging concerns and maintaining open communication with the client and project team to maintain and grow the account. Work with the Resourcer and the Campaign Director to plan and coordinate project work and the experience for clients to achieve their goals and exceed their expectations. Lead project teams through a full campaign process, running weekly status meetings to keep each team up-to-date and on track. Schedule and lead all client meetings and participate in all client communications. Review all deliverables to ensure they are up to Point Blanks standards and fully reflect the clients goals, constraints, and feedback. Present recommendations to clients and work for feedback/approval. Monitor client satisfaction and handle disputes when they arise, promptly flagging serious issues. Monitor project scope and secure approval for scope changes from clients. Identify opportunities for additional work. Confirm & manage contractor invoicing and project expenses. Hold project debriefs with each project team and with clients, ensuring challenges and lessons are flagged for action. Participate in events on behalf of Point Blank, staying informed on agency and client activities (within and outside the scope of your projects). Work closely with the Campaign Director to cultivate relationships with our Alberta & Saskatchewan clients and identify opportunities for new work. Requirements WHO YOU ARE Attentive, organized and dependable. You pride yourself on crossing every t and dotting every i. Your written and verbal communication skills are exceptional. Someone who prides yourself in organizational detail and delivering things on time and on budget. Outgoing and affable, youve got great people skills. You know how to develop and maintain strong client relationships. Low-ego and positive: you know how to work in a fast-paced environment and focus on the big picture. Persuasive and a confident negotiator, you know how to deliver bad news, work with difficult personalities, and bring people around to a different point of view. Collaborative and quick, you can think on your feet and find creative solutions in stressful situations. Resilient, you can work under pressure and extremely tight deadlines while maintaining a good sense of humour, tact, and professionalism. You are highly motivated, take initiative, and have an honest desire to provide excellent client service. A generalist, you are comfortable talking about and producing the broad range of products and services Point Blank offers. MUST HAVES Strong project management experience. You will be responsible for making sure that projects are delivered on time and complete. Excellent organizational skills. Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to balance complex projects with many moving parts. You have firsthand experience working on progressive digital campaigns in the political, non-profit, and/or union sector OR experience in digital marketing/advertising. Based in Edmonton, this position requires some travel and non-standard work hours as needed to complete the required responsibilities. Additional Assets Point Blank sees immense value in hiring, training and promoting professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds. Because of this, we particularly encourage candidates from under-represented backgrounds to apply. Why work with us? Our entire team are campaigners who are committed to social change. We work with causes and movements we believe in and we have a great time doing it. We offer career development and growth opportunities and a great benefits package including a competitive health and dental plan. Our Vancouver, Edmonton, and Ottawa offices are centrally located close to transit and great places to live and eat. Compensation Salary is commensurate with experience. To Apply Step 1: Send us your CV and cover letter in a single document toolivia@pointblankcreative.ca with the subject line Producer / Project Manager, AB & SK. Step 2: Submissions will be reviewed, and top applicants invited for an interview. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing Date: January 31, 2020 Edmonton Beaver House 10160 103 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 0X6