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Project Management Intern

Company: Dentsu
Location: Newark
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us.
Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all.
JOB DESCRIPTION
As a supporting part of the Project Management team, the Project Management Intern will be fully immersed in the discipline of Project Management to build and strengthen their fundamental skills in the practice within an integrated agency setting. The Project Management team gains tremendous and valuable insight into the agency by working with all departments that touch a project. As a Project Management Intern, you will gain hands-on experience in providing day-to-day tactical support and coordination of all activities with internal teams, under the supervision and with the guidance of senior discipline members. From project initiation and planning to delivery of the project on time, within budget, and to Dentsu's standards of excellence, you will learn the total project lifecycle and inner workings within a fast-paced, integrated agency setting.
Our interns are assigned to work and projects that are applicable during their time at the agency. Responsibilities may include:
Lead and manage the updating and sending of daily status reports and hot sheets

Organize - in terms of set up and scheduling - internal meetings and manage internal meeting notes and team next steps

Prepare timelines and develop project estimates in collaboration with senior discipline members
Work with the project teams to initiate new jobs within the agency
Support resourcing allocations
Develop relationships with cross-discipline project teams
Manage project workflows across multiple accounts and projects at one time
Assist with management, quality assurance and delivery of all final campaign assets in preparation for trafficking and launch
Track and manage team hours and out-of-pocket expenses in collaboration with Finance, Account Management, Production, and other senior discipline members
Track deliverables against scope of work or estimate
Generate and assess weekly financial reports
Participate in internal financial billing meetings
Manage the scheduling and attendance of the monthly PM meeting
Provide support for the PM team in the completion of tactical (projects) and administrative (agency) tasks
Coordinate $500K - $1MM in business
May be client facing (once trained on client service best practices)
Note: Employee is responsible for other duties as assigned.
THIS INTERNSHIP IS FULL TIME (40 HOURS PER WEEK) ANDIS PAID AT$15.00 PER HOUR.
QUALIFICATIONS
Requirements:
Effective planning, organization, and time management skills and analysis/assessment capabilities

Capacity to understand dynamics of multi-discipline teams and resolve team-related issues that could impact deliverables

Able to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent tasks/projects in a fast-paced deadline driven environment and deliver quality results
Facilitate and manage projects from inception to completion with cross-functional teams including, but not limited to: Creative, Social Creative Lab, Production, Strategy, Influencer Marketing, Insights and Social Marketing
Demonstrate core Project Management skills in organization, facilitation, attention to detail, negotiation, great interpersonal skills, and communication in keeping team members up to date on status of projects, and scheduling meetings
Understand the basic project management process, and apply this when assisting project managers with the tracking of ongoing deliverables in and out of all phases of the project lifecycle, ensuring review and approval of all team members on each round of review
Champion all company and departmental processes and initiatives, including advocating and executing them, as well as assisting in ongoing process improvements
Embody professional, proactive, and collaborative behavior that mirrors the 360i values
Passionate about the discipline, the team, and the company
Exceptional organizational skills and good interpersonal skills
A strong work ethic that includes a "get the job done" attitude
Solutions-oriented thinker and a fundamental understanding of when to flag an issue or escalation on a project
Open and willing to learn new things and take on projects and tasks that have not been managed before
Education:
Full-time rising junior or rising senior currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited 4-year College or University

Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program which aligns with the position such as Advertising, Marketing, Communications or Business Management

Experience:
0-12 months experience in integrated agency environment as an intern or full-time employee is preferred, including traffic or team coordinating abilities

Legally authorized to work in the US

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Rising college Junior, Senior or recent graduate OR relevant experience

Verbally communicate in a clear and concise manner, both internally and externally

Write concise, timely and actionable correspondence (meeting and status reports) with input from immediate supervisor
Develop the ability to identify and communicate key strategic insights and competitive analyses
Act professionally in all internal and external situations, at all times
Accept assignments readily and accept responsibility for all areas of internship
Build strong relationships across departments and disciplines
Actively participate in shared learning and training opportunities
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.---Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Keywords: Dentsu, Newark , Project Management Intern, Executive , Newark, Delaware

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