Digital Project Manager (contract)

We are looking for an unflappable Project Manager for website design and other related projects. You work well in small teams, are self directed, can handle complexity without pulling out your hair, and know how to keep clients and teams to a tight schedule, ultimately helping to deliver a beautiful, quality product on time, on budget. In addition to impeccable communication skills, you have a sense of humor, and must be able to gracefully manage multiple projects with tight deadlines. Looking at 4-5 months for the initial contract.

In this role with us, you’d contribute in the following areas

  • Manage: assets, deliverables, scope, budget and schedule for website development and related processes for several projects at once; coordinate & collaborate with on/offsite team members
  • Communicate: internally and externally, verbally and in documentation as necessary
  • Requirements: create functional specifications; collaborate on architecture, wireframes and sitemaps
  • Clients: manage day-to-day client relationships, both independently and with the firm principals; advocate for the client and IOP, finding the win-win
  • Quality: responsible for the quality assurance process
  • Meetings: host/attend internal and client meetings, create meeting notes and required documentation

Requirements

  • 3-6 years in a project management role preferably at a digital agency, design firm or creative agency;
  • Expert organizational skills with an insane attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, WordPress and other web technologies
  • You know your way around Microsoft Office, and applications including Jira, Trello, Basecamp & GitHub, and you aren’t afraid of Creative Suite
  • Bachelor’s degree required; PMP is a plus
  • Reside in the New York metropolitan area, work on site

Personal attributes

  • You have a ‘can do,’ optimistic attitude and are a self-starter and able to work several projects
  • Although you aren’t a designer, you have an eye for design, and love beautiful well-designed things and experiences
  • You are outgoing, friendly with a good sense of humor!

To apply

Email jobs@ideasonpurpose.com with your cover letter, desired salary range, résumé and a link to your online work samples. Do not call.