Project Manager

BBDO Minneapolis

Brand transformations are our best work. They’re built upon keen consumer research and insight. They integrate creative seamlessly across all media types. They leverage distinctions in platforms and technologies. Brand transformations change behavior and prove the best work works.

We turned a commodity into a profitable brand using a motorcycle fueled by bacon grease, a Broadway show and VR experience that let you buy bacon with your eyes. We created a beloved real estate brand from scratch without ever saying the word ‘home.’ And we turned around a CPG brand made for tough, hardworking men by leveraging a not-so-tough men’s fashion trend.

We work in Minneapolis, but we harness the best thinking of the global BBDO network. BBDO MPLS is fueled by northern grit. We are business-oriented, humble hustlers.

Position Details

Project Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Minneapolis, MN

A project manager is responsible for leading the coordination and management of projects within an account. Project managers ensure projects are efficiently executed by creating solid project plans, budgets, schedules, etc., for one or multiple projects. Candidates should have an understanding of the principles of web design and development.


  • Produces budgets and project schedules that accurately reflect the scope of work and are in line with client expectations 
  • Develops status reports for weekly status meetings 
  • Develops resource plans by working with Director of Project Management to ensure appropriate resources are in place throughout each project 
  • Coordinates all project deliverables to ensure team is staying on track with deliverables 
  • Proactively adjusts budgets and resources as appropriate in accordance with scope 
  • Proactively identifies opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies, engages the appropriate team members prior to making any major changes 
  • Manages change request process – identification and documentation of a change in scope


  • 3-5 years of digital/interactive project management experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related marketing field a plus 
  • Able to manage small to mid-sized projects 
  • Experience assembling and managing budgets 
  • Experience with risk management, change management, communications management 
  • Excel experience 
  • Effective negotiation and conflict management skills 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills required

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