Hiring: Associate Project Manager

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Role

Associate Project Manager

Location:

Virtual (US-based)

Years of Experience Required:

1-2 years of project management experience preferred

Position

Full Time or Contract

 

Your core responsibilities would include:

Organize projects internally, which includes:

  • Task-tracking (communicate and distribute action items internally and externally)
  • Tracking project scope against Statements of Work and flagging scope creep to account lead
  • Managing and maintaining timeline / calendar (monitor production schedules and deliverables; hold team members accountable)
  • Working closely with strategy teams to make sure deliverables are produced on-time
  • Working closely with account lead to ensure client objectives are met

Create and maintain documentation and project management system records for all projects from inception to completion, including:

  • Kick-off call agenda
  • Project plan
  • Project brief
  • Budget and time tracker
  • Meeting notes and action items, both for internal and external meetings
  • Client feedback
  • Case study, when applicable

Serve as daily POC for the internal team, which includes providing written and verbal communications outlining project details, scope, timeline, and action items throughout the duration of projects

Coordinate with the team leads in each department to ensure proper staffing plan and overall efficient utilization of resources, including:

  • Tracking budgets (e.g., managing line-by-line projections and updating budgets weekly to track profitability)
  • Developing timelines that align with resource availability

Preparing project deliveries, weekly and monthly client reports


You Must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree or higher in communications, advertising, business, journalism or related field
  • Have 1-4 years of professional experience
  • Demonstrate very strong written communication skills
  • Be solution-oriented, proactive and team spirited
  • Be a self-starter who can stay on task without a manager on site
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professionalism, comportment and adaptability as needed in high-pressure situations and tight deadlines
  • Have outstanding organizational, presentation, communication, coordination, problem-solving, critical / proactive thinking and negotiation skills

Ideally, you have:   

  • Prior experience managing multiple projects at once for multiple stakeholder groups
  • Work experience from a digital / creative agency
  • The ability to assess situations accurately from multiple (internal and external) perspectives, and help identify the right solution to account lead (e.g., ability to say no, push back, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience in cloud-based programs and software. Experience with TeamWork is a major plus.
  • Experience coordinating across multiple timezones, cloud-based tools, locations and departments (strategy, design, production and development) for successful results (on time, on budget, seamless launches)
  • Experience with Wikipedia a major plus.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: $32,000 - $38,500, dependent on experience

Benefits: PTO, health insurance, 401k, FSA and Dependent Care FSA, professional development budget


How to Apply:

Send your cover letter and résumé to jobs@beutlerink.com with the subject line: “YOUR NAME Applying for Associate Project Manager” (example: Jane Doe Applying for Associate Project Manager). Make sure to include a couple of extras for us:

  • One Tweet (no more than 280 characters) that tells us what sets you apart from other applicants
  • The best piece of visual content (e.g., an infographic) you’ve seen a brand publish
  • Your favorite project that you’ve ever worked on and why
  • The top three social channels you spend your time on
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