[webproducers] JOB: S Norwalk CT: Jr/Mid Project Manager for digital media agency; will train to become digital maverick
- From: "Joanne Weaver" <joanne@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: <webproducers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 03:23:08 -0500
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! --------- 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 --= Too much e-mail? Manage your subscription at at http://webproducers.org/?page_id=9 Web Producers Job Board http://jobs.webproducers.org Join us on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3877&trk=hb_side_g Messages are archived in our publicly accessible web archive. Trim your posts and delete personal information if you do not want them in the public web archive.
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