Hiring: Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Company: Dragonfli Media Technologies
Date Posted: June 23, 2022
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Job Type: Full time with Benefits

 

 

Company Background:

Dragonfli Media Technologies is a marketing, media and event production agency connecting brands to consumers through storytelling. With more than 20 years of experience working for some of the world’s most recognizable brands, we bring a highly qualified approach to raising awareness for our clients. Our team of full-time staff members is comprised of creative marketing minds, seasoned project managers and innovative digital media and video production professionals. Our passion and experience in a wide range of categories allow us to create dynamic and memorable experiences that redefine consumer interaction with our clients’ brands.

The company has an extensive list of client partnerships including Facebook, Netflix, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chase Sapphire, Toyota, and Red Bull.

 

Job Description:

Dragonfli Media is looking for a full-time, experienced Project Manager to work on a variety of projects. This position is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The ideal candidate has experience managing projects in the events sector and is comfortable interacting with clients on each project. This position will primarily be event operations focused, with the potential to manage projects in the live media production sector.

Operating as the lead point of contact for all activities relating to each assigned project, the Project Manager has overall responsibility for developing a successful and safe event from start to finish. The individual within this function must understand the event inside and out to ensure it is delivered to client standards and specifications.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of entire events, managing all parties and leading project teams
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Working directly with the Dragonfli project team to build and hire support teams throughout the project lifecycle
  • Pre-event planning regarding venue creation, organization and negotiation with local agencies, authorities, stakeholders, landowners, neighborhood entities, and suppliers.
  • Oversee and drive the creation of the event management and operations plan for each event.
  • Assist with the management of local event logistics, management of operations staff and suppliers.
  • Stakeholder management as required, extending to landowners, city authorities and emergency services and sporting organizations.
  • Client management as required, working directly with clients in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Knit together all pre-planning activities, ensuring they are integrated (and not planned in silos), with an overall understanding of the full event plan and operation.
  • Support the identification of, application for, and securing of all event permits.
  • Supervision of the contracts between parties and suppliers.
  • Supervision of the project schedule and of the compliance with event specifications.
  • Manage project budget from creation to evolution, tracking actuals and changes.
  • Provide internal communications management and attend project meetings as required.
  • Awareness and understanding of local health & safety systems, with a proactive approach in supporting best practices of contractors onsite.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, in complex environments
  • Build effective relationships, across internal functions, contractors, and stakeholders.
  • Liaising with representatives of public authorities and local residents on behalf of Dragonfli Media.
  • Act as an account manager, when necessary.

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ Years of experience as a project manager with proven success
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience is a plus
  • Experience with project management software tools

Additional Requirements:

  • This position has a non-traditional work schedule, as work is typically centered around a project’s lifecycle or event.
  • Evening and weekend work is often required.
  • Willingness to travel to events and projects
  • All employees shall provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and agree to comply with any and all client and/or project specific testing or screening protocols.

Benefits:

  • Health and dental benefits
  • Flexible schedule and unlimited Paid Time Off (with approval)
  • Remote work is possible
  • 401k with company match

 

 

To apply for the position, please email a resume to Sean Ryan at sryan@dragonflimedia.com.

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