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Project Manager

Location:
Seattle
Job Terms:
Permanent
Salary:
Salaried with Comprehensive Benefits
Posted By:
Elizabeth Bennett
Date:
06/06/2019

Job Description:

The Project Manager works directly with the Delivery Director to oversee multiple, simultaneous projects. This includes managing projects within required timeframes and budgets; maintaining effective communication channels between Aquent and client stakeholders; and providing calm, concise, measured leadership to multiple, diverse, embedded teams. 

Successful Candidates... 
• Provide an exceptional customer service experience for both clients and talent 
• Positively represent Aquent to the client at all times 
• Ensure work is completed to client specifications, including on-time delivery, budget adherence, and high levels of quality and quantity 
• Create and maintain effective business relationships including issue resolution, de-escalation, and diplomacy 
• Apply critical thinking skills to complex billing / workflow questions, to achieve fair and equitable solutions to both the client and Aquent 
• Demonstrate concise, audience-appropriate, written and verbal communication skills 
• Seek and accept additional responsibilities for greatest value and positive impact 
• Collaborate with the other Aquent team members to share knowledge and experience 
• Lead and manage calmly, under pressure, with integrity and compassion 

Requirements 
• Generate and provide accurate project reporting and analysis on a weekly, monthly, and/or quarterly basis 
• Ensure that project teams have the knowledge and support required to complete assigned tasks, including clear, concise direction and task assignment 
• Maintain clear information flow regarding project status and information impacting scope, schedule, process, budget, and quality 
• Continually analyze projects for optimization and efficiency, providing input and recommendations regarding process improvements, organizational strategies and direction, new technologies and tools 

Qualifications 
• 2+ years of project management or project leadership experience, preferably in a consulting environment, with demonstrated ability managing large, simultaneous, complex projects 
• Experience in the technology industry working with multi-faceted, technically complex projects requiring interaction with multiple stakeholders 
• Experience working in the content space as a content developer or technical writer 
• Experience with content development lifecycles 
• Comfort managing widely disparate personalities and experience levels 
• Proactive independent problem-solving ability in complex fast-paced situations 
• Impeccable attention-to-detail and a high degree of accuracy 
• Experience working to KPIs and SLAs, including measurement, analysis, and reporting 
• Proficiency with Excel, SharePoint; knowledge of PowerBI is a plus 
• Experience tracking work in Team Foundation Server (TFS), Visual Studio Team Server (VSTS), Azure DevOps, or similar.

Client Description:

Why work with us

  • Long term career opportunities supporting Fortune 500 brands
  • Excellent health and dental insurance subsidized
  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401(k), FSA's and voluntary insurance programs
  • Paid weekly​
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Access to free training and continuing education

Aquent Studios provides custom-tailored consulting and outsourcing solutions. Our team of consultants, project managers, and creative professionals brings decades of experience to help our clients expand their capacity in marketing communications, content development, and creative media. Aquent Studios is a division of Aquent, which is the world’s largest marketing staffing firm. Aquent is privately held and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. www.aquentstudios.com