Project Manager

Saratoga Springs
Oct 24, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
Hiring Manager
Marketing, Publishing
Full Time
We are seeking a Project Manager for our Project Management team out of Saratoga Springs, NY, focused on managing both print and digital projects for clients nationwide. The project manager will serve as the main point of contact for clients and for our internal team of account managers, editors, and art directors for print and web designers, front-end developers, software engineers, and content creators for digital. This person is responsible for ensuring project requirements are met, monitors project plans, helps manage budgets, aligns resources, and identifies and mitigates risks.

The right person will be highly organized, personable, have excellent listening and strong communication skills, exceptional judgment and strong initiative, experience in demonstrating collaboration across diverse groups, and will help us deliver raving service for our clients by keeping projects on time and within budget.

If you are detail-oriented, enjoy interacting with co-workers and clients, are assertive, have experience managing interactive projects (meaning, the creation of complex websites and mobile apps), and have a good grasp of web metrics, read on!

Reporting to the Director, Project Management, this position involves the following day-to-day activities:

Project and Resource Management

• Manage all aspects of the project life cycle to facilitate the successful delivery, as well as the metrics for reporting ROI
• Develop and manage detailed project plans, including schedules, cost estimates, resource plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans and issue resolution plans
• Plan, execute and control scope
• Sequence, estimate, schedule, and control schedules
• Assist in estimating costs, determining budgets, and controlling costs
• Plan quality into projects, and perform quality assurance and quality control
• Manage and motivate the work of others outside direct authority to ensure project milestones and deliverables are met.
• Identify stakeholders and facilitating communication between project teams and provide updates internally and externally to key stakeholders
• Report on key project metrics and progress to the Director, Project Management
• Identify, prioritize, quantify, and control risks
• Contribute best practices and documentation with tools and processes

Required Skills for this Position:

• A Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience in project management, with at least 2 years within the interactive industry.
• Strong presentation, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to influence actions/decisions of others
• Proven track record of excellent project management skills demonstrated for challenging clients or technically oriented website and/or print projects.
• Proven track record of successful project implementation with definable contributions to the business
• Strong problem solving and project management skills
• Familiarity with project management software

Desirable Skills for this Position:

• Agency experience preferred
• PMP preferred

Is this you? If so, we’d love to hear from you. The right person will enjoy generous compensation, strong benefits, and the excitement that comes with achieving unsurpassed professional success. If you are looking for a career move with no ceiling above you and lots of support around you, this is it.

Please apply through our website. No phone calls, email, or agencies please.

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