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Freelance Project Managers

Apply Job ID 19923 Date posted Jun.. 21, 2021 Location Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

We are seeking a qualified Freelance Project Managers to work remotely in coordination with an office based in Minneapolis. As a member of Periscope’s PMO, our Project Managers are the hub across all disciplines in the agency from inception of the project through final execution. Project Managers are creative problem solvers who can anticipate project needs and think on their toes. You will need to be able to deliver a wide variety of projects on time and on budget, even when changes are being made faster than you can hit "save" on your computer.

*This is a freelance/contract position based remotely, but works with teams in our Minneapolis office. The project begins early or Early July 2021 and goes through mid/end of October 2021.*


  • You have been working in a professional capacity for three to seven years.
  • You’re fast. You’re organized. You’re cool under pressure. Your attention to detail is spot-on.
  • You are able to handle a higher volume of work
  • You have an eye for detail to ensure deliverable accuracy
  • You’re naturally collaborative and supportive.
  • Your negotiating, creative problem-solving, relationship-building and strategic-thinking skills are stellar.
  • You maintain a sense of humor even when the project goes awry.
  • You’re constantly thinking of “what if?” scenarios, and providing top-notch solutions.
  • You embrace a well-oiled process, but know creative solutions require flexibility.


  • Act as day-to-day management and communication hub on a multitude of projects ranging from traditional, print, digital, and social and broadcast, acting as the liaison between our internal teams.
  • Wrangle scope, timelines and budgets to ensure they’re delivered on time and executed flawlessly.
  • Schedule and attend all internal meetings: kick-off, client status, internal creative reviews and pre-production.
  • Act as a true partner to the creative team to ensure they’re on task and informed, and that all creative resources are in alignment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a high volume, fast-paced, sometimes high-pressure environment while adapting to project change.
  • Enforce deadlines with an overall strong sense of urgency, humor and empathy.
  • Collaborate seamlessly with other disciplines across all capabilities of Periscope’s fully integrated offering.
  • Perform other duties from time to time to meet the changing needs of the agency


  • 3-7 years of integrated project management experience in an agency and/or premedia house setting, preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and project management methodologies. Workfront experience a definite plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.




Quad and Periscope are proud to be equal opportunity employers and value diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad and Periscope do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad and Periscope also prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.


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