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MRM//McCann Associate Project Manager, MRM in Birmingham, Michigan

MRM is a leading Customer Experience Agency committed to creating meaningful relationships between brands and people. This philosophy guides our approach to creating and enhancing moments that matter throughout a brand relationship. Through data-infused consumer, brand and category insights and engaging creative enabled by technology, we build seamless, connected experiences that result in profitable relationships.MRM is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) and a lead agency in the McCann Worldgroup network, with 40+ offices across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. For more information, please visit www.mrm.com. MRM is seeking an Associate Project Manager. We are looking for a candidate who possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills, who is eager to learn about and enhance their abilities in the area of Project Management. Responsibilities:Facilitate and/or manage projects with cross-functional teams including: Creative, Technology, QA, User Experience/Information Architecture, Production, and Performance & Analytics.Responsible for project managing multiple small-medium scale, low-complexity, web-based solutions in a deadline driven environment.Conduct and/or support effective meetings with clients, senior personnel and team members, providing accurate information, concise deliverables and clear expectations.Develop/manage project scope documents, related schedulesroject plans, project resource requirements and staffing assignments.Collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members, agency partners and vendors.Leverage strong verbal and written communication skills to begin acting as a liaison between the client, agency, and team. Required Skills:Qualifications:Emerging ability to shift approach between the big picture and critical details; then begin to develop judgement to know when to focus on each.Developing interpersonal skills demonstrated with clients, agency teams and individuals.Problem/solution thinker with a developing ability to collaborate, persuade and negotiate toward solutions.Displays resiliency while working under pressure, in a dynamic environment, with shifting deadlines and deliverables.Solid communication skills – written, verbal, text, etc.Establishing project management skills and experience including:Schedule development, management, monitoring and oversightResource management and forecastingTask and delivery managementRisk identification and managementIssue identification and management Education & Experience Requirements:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, relevant experience desired.6 months to 2 years of experience in project management or relevant professional field.Experience with MS Office including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Awareness of MS Project or other project plan software (i.e. Smartsheet) preferred.Familiarity with the web and related technologies including (user experience, web development, web services, integration, application management and hosting). AT MRM, RELATIONSHIP IS OUR MIDDLE NAME. MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that leverages the power of creativity, the beauty of data, and the magic of technology to nurture, encourage and sustain strong relationships between brands and their customers – in turn, creating meaningful experiences for people, while driving business results.We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to digitally drive the transformation of our clients’ businesses and provide creative solution