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Project Manager

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A digital agency is looking for an experienced and strategic Project Manager who is driven and passionate about all things digital to join their growing agency. One who stays abreast of technology and its potential applications. One who is detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and time management skills. One who possesses strong written and verbal communication skills. One who wants to work in an ever-growing, ever-evolving, fast-paced CREATIVE environment!

This role will lead teams creating solutions and content across multiple platforms, including responsive web design, CMS-driven websites, mobile apps and emerging platforms. The position works closely with the team of strategists, creative directors, user experience architects, designers, and developers. The ideal candidate knows how to deliver solutions that exceed client and team expectations on time and on budget – while having fun doing it!

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Effectively work with a cross-functional team, managing both internal and external resources, to organize, plan, develop and deliver projects in a timely and accurate manner
• Collaborate with discipline leads and project teams to execute on the strategic roadmap to ensure client expectations are managed with regard to scope and progress in schedule and budget
• Design pragmatic solutions that are flexible and forward-looking, while remaining simple and straightforward
• Create high-quality, unambiguous project documents that stakeholders can easily understand, including business requirements, project plan, scope of work and budget, goals and objectives, constraints, roles and responsibilities
• Solve technical problems with urgency by helping business and technical teams reach consensus by asking the right questions, and offering solutions
• Deal with technical and business ambiguity while delivering clarity of vision for programs and projects
• Successfully manage change requests throughout project implementation
• Draw on experience and creativity in the use of staffing, tools and technology that will help eliminate project obstacles
• Exhibit strong listening skills and the ability to tactfully convey varying positions on relevant issues to reach team consensus
• Relentlessly ensure that the right information is delivered to the right audience about programs and projects, clearly articulating scope, timelines, owners, risks, mitigation and successes
• Ensure proper processes and practices are adhered to throughout the project
• Manage expectations for tasks and deliverables, communicating clearly to the team; come prepared to meetings with proper materials/documentation
• Assist with team growth, training and education


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision and the drive to make that a reality
• Demonstrated willingness to succeed in a fast-paced and challenging environment
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated habit of considering the short-term needs of the business and long-term implications of any decision
• Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, demonstrating a high degree of proficiency in multi-tasking
• Proven ability to make tradeoffs using sound business intelligence to keep projects moving while remaining aligned with business objectives as new and/or improved data or direction arises
• Extremely organized and detail-oriented with exceptional time management skills
• Outstanding oral and written communication skills
• Ability to capture project requirements and articulate them to the team
• Ability to be proactive, work well independently and with a team, as well as be resourceful under pressure
• Project planning and execution skills, with strong sense of project ownership
• Ability to motivate team members to produce the best results for the client


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• At least 3 years technical Product or Project Management experience
• CMS, web, application development and maintenance management experience
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Agency experience preferred

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