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Project Manager

Position Summary

Project Manager (PM) role at Savage will be planning and executing various creative projects from inception to launch. The PM will coordinate with clients and internal and external strategists, designers, writers, vendors and partners to meet timing and deliverable goals. S/he will be responsible for the successful and efficient delivery of multiple project types including brand identities, websites, annual and/or sustainability reports, print/collateral, digital or internal project initiatives. The PM will be required to develop a strong understanding of our clients’ business and use a consultative approach with stakeholders to deliver projects successfully, on time, on budget, at quality, and to scope. S/he will leverage negotiation skills, relationship building, and a positive attitude to achieve desired results and ensure client satisfaction. S/he will also be a key contributor to continuously improving Savage’s project management protocols and project management tools.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with creative and account management leads to prepare scopes of work and project work plans
  • Work with management, sales and multifunctional teams to respond to client needs
  • Coordinate and manage multiple client projects at once, working with all agency disciplines, delivering them effectively, to the required results
  • Organize and plan all activities to ensure projects are on track
  • Manage scope, quality, and time effectively for all projects
  • Work with internal stakeholders to coordinate execution on projects
  • Steer and manage client expectations
  • Provide effective transparency for all stakeholders
  • Review work deliverables from the client’s perspective and with a strong understanding of their business
  • Continuously learn about the industries we serve, and developments in project management and apply these learnings to enhance Savage’s project management functions


  • 4-year college degree
  • 2+ years of agency-side Project Management experience (advertising, marketing, communications or related fields)
  • Project management methodologies and use of PM tools
  • Multichannel media experience (traditional, digital, etc.)

Preferred Software Skills:

  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Workamajig
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Macintosh knowledge

Ideal Candidate Embodies Savage’s Values:

Smart (Be Indispensable)

  • Respect business
  • Ask better questions to get better answers
  • Speak up and add to the conversation

Fresh (Be Crazy Brilliant)

  • Seek different perspectives
  • Stay curious
  • Bring outrageous ideas to fuel change

Human (Be a Force for Good)

  • Choose kindness
  • Share your passion
  • Deliver experiences that wow
  • Give praise and admit mistakes

Other Characteristics Required for Success:

  • Professional
  • Self-motivated
  • Multi-tasker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • Team Player
  • Inquisitive
  • Sense of urgency when appropriate
  • Respectful
  • Patient
  • Problem-solver
  • All about follow-up and follow-through

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

Want to be a Savage? Please submit resumes to For creative and strategy roles, be sure to include a link to, or attachment with, current samples.