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Senior Project Manager

The Mars Agency
Southfield, MI 48033
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The Mars Agency is a global marketing practice, specializing in marketing to shoppers, consumers and retailers across the ever-expanding omni-commerce environment. Mars uniquely refers to this environment as the A-to-V Commerce SM space, which incorporates everything from Autonomous to Voice commerce.

Mars, proud of its independence and growth-for-clients focus, operates internationally across the Americas, Europe and Asia through its network of 13 offices.

Were looking for a Senior Project Manager in our HQ office in Southfield, MI to support the management and execution of all workflow for a retailer client. We require 4-6 years of previous marketing or agency experience, in addition to any internship experience.


  • Support the shopper marketing planning process with client and/or retailer to build customized programs for the defined retailer/brand
  • Lead the day-to-day management and execution of all workflow in collaboration with key Agency cross-functional teams
  • Responsible for helping to prioritize projects and deliverables
  • Keeper of the cross-functional teams schedules and owner of resourcing and workflow management
  • Develop project critical paths and timelines
  • Manage job jackets & job-level budgets, ensuring completion of programs within estimated hours and costs
  • Work closely with Finance leads to support overall billing and budget management
  • Maintain and update necessary reporting
  • Quality control and mitigate risk
  • Internal systems expert and keeper of process
  • Responsible for billing and workflow systems & training/implementation
  • Contribute to ongoing process refinements and ways of working


  • Bachelors degree in advertising, marketing, business or related field
  • 4-6 years of marketing or advertising experience, agency or project management experience preferred
  • Experience in retail is a plus
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage time, adhere to strict timelines, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Detail orientation and ability to ensure that projects are developed in line with clients brand style and guidelines
  • Ability to lead and drive alignment across teams and seniority levels
  • Proactive nature in the seeking of work/responsibility
  • Dependability in execution of work and as member of assigned team
  • Enthusiastic, solution-oriented attitude in accepting work/new challenges
  • Desire to learn all aspects of the assigned client scope of work and tactics
  • Effective interpersonal skills working well across functions
  • Conscientious work ethic

The Mars Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, ancestry, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or handicap, HIV, veteran, marital or family status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable state and/or federal laws, except where a bonafide occupational qualification applies.

The Mars Agency has developed a wide variety of inclusive benefit plans and policies that address and promote the needs of all employees and their family members, including comprehensive group health plans, a parental leave program that includes paid maternity and paternity benefits for pregnancy, adoption and surrogacy, flexible paid time off, a broad and confidential employee assistance program, ongoing wellness support initiatives, trusted financial health advice and guidance, promotion of education through tuition support and assistance, and a flexible and supportive work environment and culture.



Posted: 2021-07-14 Expires: 2021-08-15

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