Project Manager

Date Posted: August 2023

Location: Toronto

Purpose of Job:

At our agency we believe that our people shape who we are as an agency. We are looking for a Studio Project Manager who enjoys managing a wide range of projects across multiple platforms in a fast-paced creative setting.

In this role, you are responsible for understanding the project brief, ensuring all stakeholders are on the same page and delivering projects on time, on budget and within scope. You will manage workflow, champion processes, and ensure communication with teams across the agency.

You will bring strong people and technical skills combined with the ability to prioritize and coordinate various elements of integrated projects. You will support the optimization of the department to achieve company success.

Skills and Behaviour:

  • Manage integrated projects across various media (digital, print, OOH, social).
  • Drive flawless end-to-end execution while monitoring project finances and mitigating risks.
  • Under the supervision of the PMO Manager, proactively monitor the progress and constantly evaluate and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Be the liaison of the production team members every step of the way to ensure overall success.
  • Work with PMO Manager to create program budgets, execution plans, manage studio resources and related administration.
  • Attend and participate actively in all necessary weekly status meetings and set up key touchpoints during the project life cycle.
  • Responsible for building relationships with internal stakeholders and ensure final production outputs meet client requirements as defined in scope of work.
  • Traffic/route internal agency materials for approval.
  • Engage in contingency planning and recommend solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen and interpersonal skills with a solution focused mindset.
  • Results driven, self-motivated, assertive, and resourceful.
  • Exceptional time management skills and detail oriented.
  • Excellent sense of design and understanding of industry leading creative output.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and bring solutions to the table.
  • Solid knowledge of digital and print production disciplines.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, Smartsheet, Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Education and Experience: 

  • College or University degree (in Business Administration or Program Management is asset)
  • 3 – 5 years of project management experience
  • Advertising Agency experience is an asset.
  • Automotive industry experience is an asset.

Closing Statement

INNOCEAN Canada is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, inclusion, and teamwork. We encourage all qualified applicants to inquire below. Any disability-related needs will be accommodated throughout the recruitment process.


If you are interested in career opportunities with INNOCEAN Canada, please send your cover letter and resume to with the subject line containing: INNOCEAN Project Manager