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Senior Project Manager, Influencer

The Ogilvy Group
United States, New York, New York
June 09, 2024

About Ogilvy

Ogilvy was founded in 1948 by David Ogilvy. David created a culture that deeply respects and cares about its people and clients. Our mission is to inspire people and brands to make an impact and we are committed to attracting, growing, and retaining the best talent in the industry.

About the Role

The Ogilvy Influencer team is looking for an operations partner - a passionate producer that is ready to be the spine of the team when it comes to seamless resource management, fluid operations and business acumen.

What You'll Do



  • Serve as the Influencer Operations partner with senior leads to run operations smoothly for the influence team.
  • Apply a systems mindset to scale efficiently and reduce manual, bespoke work.
  • Create workflow processes
  • Supplement systems with critical thinking ensure our team has what they need to develop the best work.
  • Work within existing frameworks to centralize and manage onboarding, offboarding, recruiting, resourcing, fiscal tracking, case studies, tools, vendor relationships, etc.
  • Solve problems quickly and collaboratively
  • Rapidly generate estimates for new business and organic growth on projects
  • Analyze team scoped, sold, utilization and actual hours on projects.
  • Look for overburn and under burn on team hours to continually right size workload.
  • Develop detailed staff plans and craft approaches to new work.
  • Partner with strategy leads to ensure we have the right mix of talent on client projects.
  • Ensure the team is correctly scoped on exciting, challenging work that matches their skillset and helps their growth within the organization.
  • Protect the team bandwidth and ensure their workload isn't excessive.
  • Ensure the team is equipped with all the right trainings, tools, and resources to create best-in-class influence work.
  • Partner with the HR and department lead to ensure we train and onboard new talent in an efficient and enjoyable manner.
  • Manage tools, platforms, technology partner contracts, and licenses in partnership with discipline leads.
  • Drive negotiations to obtain best pricing and offers from providers.
  • Partner with various teams to implement and ensure adoption of processes that increase our agility and efficacy as a team.
  • Design, drive and implement training programs to help our teams acquire new skillsets and professionally develop.
  • Optimize existing practices to help reduce the pressures and distractions on the team.
  • Oversee influencer payments and relationship with third party vendor.


What You'll Need



  • Work experience: 4-6 years of experience, ideally in social media, influencer, media, content or other forms of digital marketing
  • Experience in tech platforms.
  • Comfort adopting and rolling out new software and platforms.
  • Large agency as well as start-up experience desired.
  • Very strong experience in developing processes that improve efficacy of operations.
  • Strong understanding of marketing, digital, media, and social landscapes.
  • Experience working with influencers.
  • Strong team coordination skills.
  • Extensive experience in writing and presenting relevant information.
  • Ability to evaluate, design and execute streamlined processes across clients and within the group.
  • Ability to break down new work into a logical sequence of activities, concrete deliverables and expectations and shepherd conversations and create approaches to realize that work.


*Please note: This role requires to be in the NY office 3 days per week.

How We'll Support You

Ogilvy celebrates its people. Fully. Enthusiastically. Unhesitatingly. We'll empower you with the tools you'll need to succeed. We'll give you the autonomy to seek out new paths and better ways of doing things. We'll support you with colleagues who are experts in their disciplines, drawn from across the Ogilvy network. And we'll provide opportunities for you to do work of which you'll be proud, with people you'll be proud to call your teammates.

The base salary range for this position at the time of this posting is indicated below. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including location, business needs, level of responsibility, experience, and qualifications. We offer a competitive benefits package, click here for more details.

Pay Range
$60,000 $140,000 USD

At Ogilvy, our people are at the heart of what we do: a creative agency that sparks game-changing ideas across culture and business through collaboration, integrity, and a celebration of self-expression.

We believe in building powerful teamswithpurpose. This means hiring and nurturing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, abilities, sexual orientation, and gender identities - and we relentlessly curate transformative initiatives that make our commitment to fairness, and equity a reality.

Our ultimate mission is to leave a positive impact on the world, creating a better future for all, while supporting and uplifting the global communities we serve. This is central to our mantra of Borderless Creativity.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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