Hi friends of fishbowl! A year ago I told myself no more agencies. Then I got a job at another agency and I’m basically hating my life more than ever right now. This place is not good for me mentally and I’ve only been here for 90 days. I should’ve listened to my gut but here we are. So my question is what job titles should I be targeting as a senior project manager if I want to go to to client side?

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Project Manager. Your role translates easier than any other role in an agency.

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Facts. Especially if you have Digital experience. You can easily go to tech side with those skills.

I’m in the same boat. I hate my job and my boss is a nightmare. Wish I just waited it out for a position anywhere else.

Project manager. That said, my title did take a dive from “senior project manager” to “project manager”

If your heart tells you that agency culture isn’t good for you, listen to it. As much as agencies preach work/life balance and a “family” mentality, they will never live up to it or have your back. Project managers can do very well client side. Best of luck!

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