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Freelance Group Project Supervisor

Freelance Group Project Supervisor

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US-NY-New York
Project Management
DDB Health

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Title: Freelance Group Project Supervisor


Company/Location: DDB Health


Department/Discipline: Project Management




Overview: The Group Project Supervisor (GPS) oversees and manages multiple projects across multiple clients and brands. They supervise and manage the development of and approve all workflow timelines for assigned clients and brands based on important deadlines. The Group Project Supervisor contributes to the creative process by assessing feasibility of the proposed solutions and by recommending new and innovative technologies. The GPS manages other team members to ensure successful execution of projects both for clients and for internal DDB Health projects, including approval of final billing and reconciliation. In addition, is expected to write and maintain organized, complete, accurate, and concise reports for both internal and external communications.



  • Proactively communicate changes
  • Monitor and manage staffing needs
  • Monitor weekly financial tracking and monthly financial reconciliation for all brands within purview and own both for any core brands
  • Monitor quarterly financial forecasting for all brands within purview and own this for any core brands, managing up on revenue risks
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with the clients and colleagues
  • Skilled at influencing and persuading both internal and external clients
  • Represent Project Management in the presentation of recommendations and technical options
  • Proactively create solutions and anticipate internal issues
  • Ensure that the team knows and follows established procedures, including agency process, client technical requirements, and client procedures
  • Lead by example and provide guidance and support and mentor to junior staff /other members of the department
  • Responsible for the quality and consistency of work across the department
  • Mentor and train DDB Health employees on process and/or roles and responsibilities
  • Partner with other departments to shape process and communicate changes, and partner with development to recommend forward-thinking competitive offerings
  • Actively pursue technical knowledge, including emerging technologies
  • Partner with other disciplines to maintain repository of knowledge on industry opportunities
  • Models core values of Courage, Curiosity, Generosity, and Grit




  • College degree, preferably in marketing, advertising, communications, or science/medicine
  • 5+ years of agency or comparable experience
  • Effective and professional communication, with both internal and external team members
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Solid verbal/written communications skills; good critical thinking skills; be a creative, innovative, enthusiastic problem solver; and exhibit strong mentoring, teamwork and client service orientation
  • Team-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to speak confidently about technical solutions, usability, and data integration/fulfillment
  • Knowledgeable about multiple platforms, industry trends, and agency-wide initiatives
  • Able to manage and work independently, under tight deadlines, while juggling multiple projects, and to manage and delegate to freelance and/or junior team members
  • Leader both internally and externally; ability to convey confidence without overpromising


DDB Health is an equal opportunity employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees.