Project Manager

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Aug 08, 2014
Closes
Sep 07, 2014
Contact
Mr. Matthew Schwartz
Category
Design, Other, Technology
Duration
Full Time
If you are an engaging, detail-oriented Project Manager with experience in interactive design and development, who knows how to understand what clients are really looking for, thinks fast on your feet, and knows how to set clear expectations for everyone, then we'd love to hear from you. If you care about issues like climate change, poverty, education, and healthcare, then we've got some projects to work on that you'll find meaningful and rewarding.

The ideal candidate is a flexible, positive-thinker who thrives in close-knit teams and has a proven track record of success coordinating efforts for fast-paced, high-profile projects. Communication is the name of the game, and we need someone who can be the bridge between our designers, technical staff, and client contacts.

Requirements:
• Work on-site in our downtown NYC office
• 3 years minimum experience as a coordinator, account manager, or project manager, preferably in a studio environment
• B.A. or equivalent experience
• Solid working knowledge of current website design trends, development processes, and project management methodologies.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Seriously, we can’t stress this enough.
• Reassuring, confident presence in a variety of situations involving a variety of personality types
• Ability to juggle many tasks and stay on top of deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• The ability to see potential problems in advance, raise flags and offer solutions
• Fluent in MS Office/Google Docs
• Basic familiarity with a Content Management System (e.g. Wordpress, Drupal)
• Big plus: Experience with non-profits or academic institutions

Job Responsibilities:
• Work with clients and internal project teams to create detailed estimates, project schedules, and requirements documents.
• Manage the day-to-day execution of print, interactive, and strategic consulting projects to ensure quality deliverables on time and within budget.
• Prepare project plans and status reports for clients and internal staff, including executive summaries, budget reports, roles & responsibilities schedules, and others as required.
• Collaborate with other project managers to determine work schedules, resource allocation, and process improvement activities.

Full-time, W-2. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.
Salary Range: 35 - 45k per anum DOE

TO APPLY, send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to jobs@ms-ds.com with the subject line "Junior Project Manager". Emails without this subject line will be disregarded.

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