Senior Project Manager at closerlook, inc.

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closerlook’s Senior Project Manager is a motivated, detail-oriented professional with a can-do, team-oriented attitude. The Sr. Project Manager will have project specific responsibilities across a set of client account(s) as assigned. They will work closely with agency counterparts (Account, Creative, Finance, Strategy, Technology) to create the space for great ideas, work and results.

The role is responsible for achieving great project-level results for the agency through thoughtful project planning, staff alignment and effective project management that anticipates and actively manages to mitigate risks. The Sr. Project Manager will have a firm handle on financial management responsibilities including estimating work, budget management, forecasting revenue and supporting other agency financial processes.



External Client

  • Act as primary Project Manager lead for assigned client accounts and projects.
  • Point of contact for work that has been kicked off and is in motion at the agency.
  • Solicit client direction and input; manage client expectations.
  • Oversee the organization and prioritization of work across client responsibilities
  • Consultative approach, able to identify and proactively manages projects.
  • Ability to synthesize client interactions into actionable direction.
  • Deliver high quality work that exceeds client expectations.
  • Financial management including pricing, budget management, reconciliation and billing.

Internal Team

  • Actively partner with Account, Creative, Finance, Strategy and Technology to establish project approach and pull through the work from job activation to end delivery.
  • Work closely with Account partners to clearly define and activate project work.
  • Anticipates and actively manages projects and mitigate risks to delivery .
  • Serve as the organizational lead for assigned clients and project work.
  • Manage daily hot sheets, facilitate flow of project work, partner closely with resource management to align staff to the work.
  • Facilitate efficient communication across the agency team including capturing meeting notes and outlining next steps as required.
  • Create and manage project timelines and resource assignments.
  • Developing decision maker and problem solver.
  • Expanding ability to set direction for the team based on good, consistent decision making.
  • Firm handle on financial management responsibilities including estimating work, budget management, forecasting revenue and supporting other agency financial processes
  • Prepare client submissions.
  • May have formal personnel management responsibilities of a Project Manager and/or Project Coordinator within the team



  • 6 or more years of experience in a Project Manager and/or project management capacity.
  • Experience delivering technology-based projects; experience with agile methodologies is a plus.
  • Pro-active, detail oriented professional with strong organization skills.
  • Problem-solving mindset with an ability to adapt within an ever-changing environment.
  • Growing project management skill set (processes and tools).
  • Developing financial acumen with an ability to scope/estimate work, manage budgets, execute billing and support other agency financial processes.
  • Effective communicator with internal and external clients.



closerlook is a new type of marketing agency that helps biopharma brands make a difference in the lives of patients and those who care for them.

We focus on what matters most—the combination of better patient outcomes and bigger business impact.

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  • At closerlook, equality for all is a core value that’s at the heart of what matters. We believe in building a diverse and inclusive culture across race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, mental health, and physical ability. We celebrate our differences and champion diverse thinking to drive innovation — in a safe environment so everyone can be their authentic selves. By valuing and promoting our different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences as strengths, we are positioned to best serve patients, healthcare professionals, and the communities around us.
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What are some social events your company does?

Funny you should ask, as I am one of the super-secret members of our super-secret MIRTH committee. Basically, we are fun planners. Let’s see, dip/chili/baking contests, random pancake breakfasts, team potlucks, beach day in the middle of winter, and one time we had a hobby horse competition. Oh, and who can forget beer o’clock every Friday?!


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What projects are you most excited about?

We are putting a heavy focus on creating progressive web apps since a majority of our end users are mobile users. It allows regular webpages to behave like a native app on a mobile device to make the experience as seamless as possible. We are also focusing on tools for sales reps so they are able to quickly yet effectively engage HCPs.


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What are closerlook, inc. Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
All new hires to closerlook will participate in a half day Unconscious Bias training. Currently being offered twice per calendar year to capture new hires.
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
closerwe - our DEI group with our CEO as its Executive sponsor Women's Leadership - our empowerment group open to all of the women at closerlook Allyship - focused on building and being better alli
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
closerlook is committed to presenting hiring managers with candidate pools comprised of at least 50% diverse candidates and in we are 2021 launching a diverse internship program.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
closerlook offers both a HDHP/HSA plan and a traditional PPO plan. We offer a generous contribution towards your HSA!
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
onsite yoga, biometrics screenings and much more!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Maternity leave is paid at 100% for 12 weeks, we also offer a 2 week parental leave. We are thrilled to offer a return to work program, allowing new parents to ease back to work on a modified schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Annual party celebrating our company's birthday, Summer Outings, Holiday Party.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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