Project Manager (Creative + Media)

DMI   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

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About DMI

DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world.

About the Opportunity

The Project Manager leads and manages client engagements and is responsible for overall client satisfaction, quality of service, and on-time, on-budget completion of projects. The ideal candidate is a digitally-savvy, strategic leader who can multi-task and manage multiple integrated campaigns on both client and internal sides of the fence. You must have an eye for fantastic creative work and be able to identify and sell through innovative ideas to the client.


  • Develop project plans and work with the team and discipline leads to execute it, involving people at the optimal levels for project success and overall account utilization (goals, deliverables, schedule, budget, resources).
  • Lead life-cycle of project engagements by guiding and working collaboratively with Strategy, User Experience, Creative Design and Technical teams on multiple types of integrated brand & campaign marketing and mobile projects from concept through the full execution and development.
  • Proactively monitor project progress against key milestones and maintain status and hours reports.
  • Oversee client and outside vendor relationship(s) with responsibility for resourcing, client satisfaction, risk management, prioritization of all deliverables and ensuring quality of work meets agency standards and client objectives/brand guidelines.
  • Manage account P&L by reviewing statements of work, making sure work is delivered on budget, and invoicing clients according to the proper terms.
  • Must have strong client facing presentation, verbal and written skills.
  • Think quickly under pressure, as well as motivate and engage the team to produce the best possible results.
  • Assist in preparing new business proposals, estimates, and schedules.


Education and Years of Experience:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree; PMP or similar certification strongly preferred
  • 3+ years in the industry or related experience, managing advertising project management across multiple clients and verticals simultaneously
  • Experience working with brand strategy, brand identity, collateral, digital/traditional media planning & creative production, video, OOH, social media, and ad trafficking
  • Demonstrated experience leading successful client engagements, preferably on high-volume campaign production
  • Strong interest and/or experience in leading website/app dev projects
  • Develop relationships with clients through gaining trust and successful delivery
  • Manage interdisciplinary teams of 5-10 people
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Deep understanding of project management, work flow and infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge of Jira or similar project management software
  • Knowledge of proofing client work/quality assurance process is required
  • Experience with higher education and transportation accounts helpful, but not necessary

Physical Requirement(s): N/A

Min. Citizenship Status Required: US Citizen only

Location: Arlington, VA

Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.

Job ID 2019-17189