Junior Project Manager

The Junior Project Manager oversees the successful execution of web and marketing projects as well as consulting retainers. The Junior Project Manager is responsible for multiple projects at a time in different industries, and manages the project from beginning to end including timelines and budgets. For this client-facing position, the employee needs to have excellent organization, communication, and time management skills.  Junior Project Managers interface with the client to communicate project status and are responsible for developing project plans, coordinating the assignment of work among internal resources, and navigating the overall internal communication for their assigned projects. They are the driving force ensuring that the project is successful. This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work within and contribute to Wakefly’s project delivery methodology to deliver projects or tasks within specified budget and timeline
  • Establish and maintain strong professional relationships with clients
  • Work with delivery team and other project managers to schedule resources for assigned projects and establish timelines for client work
  • Collect and organize requirements and assets from clients
  • Ensure all tasks in the ticketing system are assigned to the appropriate person with proper dates and budget allowance
  • Act as a primary point of contact for the client; fielding client requests, and holding delivery staff accountable for assigned work
  • Perform quality assurance testing for completed work to ensure task/project has been developed to spec prior to releasing to client
  • Manage and track time against projects to ensure adherence to budget and profitability goals

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing, Computer Science/MIS, Business or related field
  • Candidates with an Internet related technical background preferred
  • At least 1 year of experience as a project coordinator or project manager handling multiple projects at the same time (digital marketing or web design agency experience preferred)
  • Working knowledge of SEO, web marketing and usability best practices
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
  • Strong analytical and technical focus with the ability to identify and translate business requirements into technical and marketing solutions
  • The ability to work independently as well as with a team in a fast paced, goal-oriented environment
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Positive, helpful and professional demeanor
  • Strong customer service, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize scheduling conflicts
  • Ability to work well with cross functional teams, including: digital marketers, designers and web developers
  • Ability to negotiate with clients and navigate customer satisfaction issues
  • Ability to objectively present decision alternatives and consequences to drive rational project decisions

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