Project Manager, Creative

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Creative & Content

Company Description

OPPORTUNITIES MADE FOR THE MOMENT AND BUILT FOR THE FUTURE.

At Viral Nation, we specialize in building social-first ecosystems for brands to connect with the modern consumer journey. Our integrated solutions align strategy, talent, media, and technology with culturally relevant creativity to scale the world’s fastest-growing digital brands. Viral Nation offers a fluid, creative, and growth-oriented environment that will support your ambitions to apply your talents in an open, collaborative, and fast-paced culture. Our ability to stay at the forefront of the industry has fueled our success and will guide us in paving the path forward. We’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver strategies, and we’re just getting started.

2021 was a transformational year for Viral Nation, having grown by 200%, and we have even bigger ambitions for 2022 and beyond. While we continuously exceed our goals, we need your help – our success is only as great as our people. Strong performance leads to high expectations and we need to keep raising the bar!

Our Values:

We Constantly Evolve: Embracing change is both an opportunity and a necessity!

Courage: Challenging the norm drives us forward!

Diversity: We strive for excellence and recognize that our differences make us stronger. We respect and seek out the inclusion of differences, realizing we can learn from each other!

Resilience: Adversity is a springboard for growth!

The project manager is the ultimate organizer, team collaborator, and creative whisperer. You are the keeper of information across teams and always ensuring the projects are moving forward in a seamless manner - proactively planning and always knowing what to do next! Our Creative Project Managers are involved from briefing to final delivery and possess a deep understanding of each phase of a project lifecycle.

This role works closely with the accounts team, business development, and content team to manage and facilitate the workflow per project. They are the beacon of each project; the go-to person to know the latest updates and to guide each department on how to engage in the work.

Job Description

  • Work with the VP, Creative and  Head of Content Opps to manage projects through all stages of execution and delivery to ensure work is on time, accurate, and on budget. 
  • You are creative with the ability to think outside of the box, but also strategic
  • You have strong project and account management skills with agency experience
  • You have strong written and verbal communications skills
  • You have a strong working knowledge of all social media platforms - including LinkedIn, Instagram, Tik Tok, Facebook, and Twitter)
  • Experience or an interest in working with Gaming or Tech clients
  • You work well within a team environment, have lots of fun, and roll with the punches
  • Monitor day-to-day milestones, understand client requirements, write proposals and briefs, and manage internal workflows while working with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Helping to ensure creative quality, identify next steps, and drive projects from inception to delivery
  • You apply your knowledge of integrated multi-channel marketing campaigns across a number of diverse industries. 
  • You have experience with design, content development, and implementation of social strategies.
  • You understand all facets of project execution and can support all deliverables, including timelines, pricing, budget analyses, channel strategy, measurement and reporting.
  • Foresees any roadblocks or issues and notifies the team of resourcing issues, delivery status, and/or changes in schedule
  • Develops highly engaging and articulate Powerpoint presentations for creative presentations and client meetings.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities in content plans for new and existing clients
  • Manages external communications with third-party suppliers associated with tactical development and coordination of a project

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4-6  years of professional-related experience - agency experience preferred
  • Experience navigating 360 campaigns and integrated productions
  • In-depth knowledge of social media and its best practices
  • Must have a university degree, or college diploma, in a relevant field such as marketing, business, public relations, communications, and/or have equivalent work experience.
  • Experience managing multiple, simultaneous projects in a busy agency or studio environment.
  • Superior communication and organizational skills, with acute attention to detail
  • Understanding of design principles with experience providing creative/design feedback.
  • Experience growing brands on social media 
  • Highly confident using Google Suite Tools

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Viral Nation is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our agency. Viral Nation welcomes applications from people with visible and non-visible disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruiting and selection process.