Project Manager

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Are you creative-driven? Are you curious and ready to tackle big business problems?

If so, maybe we should talk!

Cossette is a dynamic Canadian marketing communications agency. We have been around for more than 40 years. We have offices in all regions of the country and although we are considered part of the Canadian agency establishment, we’re anything but stuffy. In fact, we are the exact opposite. Cossette has a reputation for being innovative and entrepreneurial. We pride ourselves in our agility, creativity, our currency and a certain kind of edginess. We play hard and we work hard. Perhaps that’s why we previously were named one of the best 50 employers in the country and are currently Strategy’s Agency of the Year, for two consecutive years!

But you don’t need to take our word for it. Come and learn for yourself.

Job Description

Working closely with the Program Director on the Agency's flagship account, the Project Manager will be responsible for managing a given project through the entire lifecycle for full 360 Advertising Campaigns.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Program Director and wider Account Service team to understand the client’s business objectives and specific needs

  • Lead and manage 360 Campaigns - from planning through to implementation - this includes TV, OOH, Radio, Digital and more.

  • Plan for and prioritize deliverables and resources from across all projects, based on scope of work and project goals

  • Creation and ownership of project scope, detailed project plans, priorities, deadlines, deliverables, schedules and financials in collaboration with account team

  • Proactively monitor projects to anticipate potential risks and identify solutions to address them in advance

  • Development of statement of work, scoping documentation and liaising with all relevant team members for required information

  • Production/resource planning and executing including internal facilitation, briefings, status meetings, and communication

  • Production/resource planning and executing including internal facilitation, briefings, status meetings, and communication

  • Creation of project estimates 

  • Communicating a project’s progress with clients and internal teams

  • Project administration and close-out

  • Share and implement project management best practices internally

  • Lead internal post-project reviews & analysis

Qualifications

Skills/Experience:

  • At least 4 years project management experience specific to 360 Campaigns - preferably within the ad agency environment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects within strict deadlines and budgetary constraints

  • Demonstrated success in the management of multiple projects in the area of TV, Radio, OOH, Digital and more

  • Demonstrated organizational abilities, strong attention to detail with previous technical experience

  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

  • Proficient with MS Project and other tools

  • Enthusiastic problem-solver that can lead both large and small-scale digital projects

  • Solution-oriented work, positive team player

  • Ability to work independently

Additional Information

When you join Cossette you are entering the top ranks of the Canadian advertising industry.

  • We offer the chance to work with leading industry clients and a bright new office space that inspires creativity.

  • We have a competitive compensation and benefit packages and ensure a solid path for career advancement

  • We are looking for people who think creatively. After all that’s what advertising is all about.

  • In order to cultivate this we offer:

    • A flat corporate structure. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior level executives throughout the entire organization.

    • A flexible work schedule and a business casual environment.

    • Our entrepreneurial culture inspires creative input from every discipline and all levels of the company.

    • Oh, and did we mention that we throw amazing parties!

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

Please apply for career opportunities via our career page https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/Vision7International in order to stay up to date with our most accurate and available openings. Applications submitted outside our career page will not be reviewed.

We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cossette is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. Cossette is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.