[webproducers] JOB: S Norwalk CT: Jr/Mid Project Manager for digital media agency; will train to become digital maverick

Apologies for x-post.
 

This is a *hot* role---the client is VERY ready to hire---could you please
pass this around your trusted networks to help get the word out + give a leg
up to your colleagues (and my client)? Thanks!

 

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Seeking a JR/MIDLEVEL PROJECT MANAGER with 1-3 years experience and at least
6+ months digital experience----the great thing about this job is that
they'll train someone who's heavier on the traditional/print side who's got
at least 6+ months exposure to digital, so it's a great foot in the digital
door.

 

Approx one hour ride on the MetroNorth to the green trees and chirping birds
of CT---flex hours for commuter from the city, and no car needed---office is
very close to train station. Great opportunity to meditate in the am + pm or
read that latest Vanity Fair and get all the Hollywood goss. :)

 

This client is a bustling, busy boutique (15 people), longstanding (7 years
in biz + doing very well), and media-savvy agency with a focus on digital.

 

Their casual, jeans-are-de-rigeur culture attracts smart, sharp, friendly,
and together people, they've got a nice airy loft space, and the salary is
very competitive.

 

They're looking for a web-savvy PM with MS Project skills----a must----and
preferably some agency experience who has experience with larger site
builds.

 

MORE ABOUT THE ROLE:

 

The Project Manager is responsible for maintaining the client relationship
while managing cross functional teams, as well as develop and manage a
consistent set of projects and processes specifically tailored to the client
engagement. In addition to standard project management responsibilities, the
Project Manager is also responsible for providing the intangibles of
leadership, enthusiasm and direction to not only the Project Management
group but to the company as a whole. This person must have the skills to
build strong teams and consensus amongst multiple disciplines and represent
the company and the PM group in a positive light. 

 

Responsibilities: 

 

.             For Planning:

 

o             Developing and maintaining project plans and deliverable
definitions (includes development of schedules, estimates and statements of
work). 

o             Outlining required resources needed across the engagement and
build pricing models utilizing standard PM-tools like MS Project and Excel.

.             For Execution and Reporting:

o             Accountable for driving quality across a project and expected
to help optimize processes.

o             Leading projects and team members to successful completion of
projects (on time, on/under budget, within scope, ensuring quality and
customer satisfaction).

o             Developing and maintaining business requirements for complex
digitally-based marketing initiatives as well as traditional marketing
campaigns. 

o             Ensuring translation of business requirements into Function
Requirements documentation for use by the project team. 

o             Coordination of Quality Assurance activities - managing the
process of defect identification and resolution. 

o             Monitoring and managing project budgets to ensure on-budget
tracking, reporting, and management through the project processes. 

.             For Communications:

o             Communications management for integrated teams and client
using standard processes.

o             Facilitating team meetings onsite and at client premises as
warranted ensuring timetables and planning coordination/communications
compliance. 

o             Interfacing with responsible team units and contractors within
company to ensure deliverables and their objectives are met within scope,
quality and budget. 

o             Involve functional expertise in design reviews, key decisions
and risk strategies.

 

.             For Risk Mitigation:

 

o             Proactively identify and analyze risks and develop mitigation
strategies accordingly, establishing contingency plans and identify trigger
events and responsibility for initiating corrective action.

 

 

Qualifications: 

 

.             Required:

 

o             Minimum of 1-3 years project management experience on
marketing-based projects and programs with $100K to $300K budgets. 

o             Superior project management skills, thorough understanding of
project life cycles and proven ability to apply them in an digital marketing
environment. 

o             Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to
work effectively and collaboratively with other departments. 

o             Experience with complex media projects both online and offline
(print, TV, radio, etc.). 

o             Diplomatic communication skills and the ability to coordinate
various internal and external teams. 

o             Ability to proactively anticipate obstacles and create
solutions. 

o             Strong understanding of MS Project - a MUST

o             Ability to build strong, effective relationships with clients.


o             Proven ability to provide leadership and direction to
integrated teams.

o             Ability to see the big picture and to understand complex
tactical relationships in support of an overall strategy. 

o             Solid understanding of technical issues, systems integration
issues and large-scale project implementation issues. 

o             Proven ability to bring projects in on time and on/under
budget. 

o             Excellent written and verbal communications. 

 

.             A Plus:

 

o             Ability to code basic HTML

o             Fluent in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

o             Adobe Photoshop skills

o             Strong understanding of Flash and its capabilities

o             Strong technical understanding of web-based applications and
database development

 

TO APPLY, email:

 

joanne (at) joanneweavergroup (dot) com

 

 

Thanks, and happy snow day!

Joanne

 

www.joanneweavergroup.com

 

 

Joanne Weaver

President

The Joanne Weaver Group

UX + Creative Talent Acquisition

www.joanneweavergroup.com

+1 917 623 9369

 



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