Sep
27
Project Manager NEW
Chicago, IL
Full Time
envisionit
Job Description

envisionit is seeking a smart and fun-loving individual to join our team as a Project Manager. You should be a self-starter, highly motivated to learn and have a passion for problem solving. You would describe yourself as organized, detailed and thorough. The ideal candidate will have a blend of skill sets in project management, client service and quality assurance. Most of all, you should love working with a team and enjoy helping others succeed!

As a Project Manager, you will bring your skill set for managing the successful execution of web, email and marketing programs. You will provide the overall structure for assigned projects as well control the activities to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of projects. Though website and email management experience is a huge plus, candidates will be considered from any industry providing your experience and core attributes align with the responsibilities of the role. We’re happy to train the right person with the right foundational qualities!

Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Scoping

  • Taking incoming client requests and run fact-finding missions to fully understand the needs and work with teams to provide solutions and time estimates to deliver

  • Writing effective project briefs and requirements documentation in order to align on vision with client and communicate goals clearly to the team, setting a foundation for a successful project execution

Project Management

  • Organizing and prioritizing incoming requests and in turn, helping teams prioritize their tasks in order to complete all concurrent projects on time

  • Communicating accurate turn-around times and delivery expectations to clients

  • Maintaining a project schedule, which defines activities, dependencies, work effort, duration and associated staff resource requirements

  • Maintaining clear project status documentation ensuring all parties involved are aligned

  • Consistently checking in with team members and vendor partners to ensure progress is being made, scheduling review meetings and stand-ups where appropriate

  • Raising and maintaining awareness of all project issues and risks, and working with appropriate personnel to develop effective solutions

Email Management

  • Training on email platforms and assisting in maintaining email distribution lists and campaigns

  • Scheduling email campaigns to launch, ensuring distribution lists and content is correct before it launches; providing email campaign metrics post-launch

Quality Assurance Testing

  • Being the last set of eyes on everything, and ensuring everything that goes out the door is of the utmost quality, assisting with all proofing of all deliverables

  • Testing all new website updates to make sure they look right and operate properly in all necessary browsers

Communication

  • Being effective in conveying ideas and messages, both formally and informally, in speaking and in writing. Must be clear, concise, accurate, articulate and persuasive

  • Promoting high standards of professionalism and leadership throughout the life of projects, both within and outside the organization, appropriately representing envisionit’s business philosophies, protocols and standards

Qualifications:

  • Empathetic and patient when working with others

  • Collaborative and enjoys working in a team environment

  • Strong work ethic and highly organized

  • Ability to take ownership of multiple initiatives with a strong sense of accountability

  • Interpersonal communication skills - must be a skilled communicator that is clearly able to articulate project needs targeted to different skill sets and personality types

  • Proven ability to push past challenges using advanced problem-solving skills and techniques

Experience:

  • 3+ years of project management or coordination experience, ideally in a web design firm, interactive agency or technology company

  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple simultaneous projects within budgetary constraints and schedule deadlines

  • Proven ability to manage multiple daily task priorities while helping the team prioritize their own tasks and deadlines

  • Familiarity with marketing technologies such as CRM databases, Web Content Management Systems (CMS) and project management software

 

Salary will be commensurate with experience. And our benefits are pretty sweet, too.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we are not currently accepting phone calls about employment opportunities. Please visit our website to learn more about envisionit: http://www.envisionitagency.com

envisionit is an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

envisionit. Enjoy your agency.™

Minimum Education: No Minimum

Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

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