Digital Project Manager (Remote/Virtual)

Digital Media and Campaign Management NY


Description

About WorkReduce:
We serve brands and agencies as a distributed team of media and technology experts operating through the WorkReduce platform. We are committed to providing employment that pays well, expands access to jobs and training, and makes a difference. We hire people who share our values of transparency, inclusivity, dedication, and fairness. We are committed to providing employment that pays well, expands access to jobs and training, and makes a difference.

This is a part-time, hourly, role. Hours will start at 20 per week with the possibility of increasing.


What we're looking for:
Responsible for managing projects from discovery and design to technical development, production and deployment, the Digital Project Manager sees the value in the details while understanding what’s necessary for the big picture.
 

The ideal candidate would possess analytical expertise, while being able to effortlessly multi-task and think quickly in a fast-paced environment. Excellent presentation and communication skills are essential for the position and it goes without saying that the Digital Project Manager should possess a natural ability to understand the clients' needs, while motivating, supporting and understanding the team. 

The Digital Project Manager should be comfortable working with the team across the board – from Accounts / Project Managers / Admin & Finance, Developers (front-end and back-end), Visual Designers, Content Strategists. You will also work closely with the business development team to identify and determine scope, timing and budget for potential projects. 

It’s imperative that the Digital Project Manager has experience with the development of large-scale websites, a strong understanding of web development technologies, third party applications and platforms, and social media campaigns. With at least 5 years of hands on agency driven experience, the Digital Project Manager should be an enthusiastic problem solver and must be comfortable being engaged throughout all levels of a project. 

What you'll do:

  • Experience in managing and driving client digital creative campaigns through creative strategy, social media creative assets, digital advertising assets, website assets and general understanding of CMS/web-architecture, Email / CRM, and marketing/media strategy. A plus if you have familiarity with data / google data studio and ad-ops such as using Google Tag Manager and the like - though this is not required. 
  • Manage internal project costs, budgets and client expectations 
  • Experience and proven ability to drive forward client conversations in order to continue current client contracts, expand them or suggest new services. 
  • Owns and manage project production process (Advanced creative through development process. 
  • Develop projects and plans, direct, manage and monitor project execution. Control changes in scope and end of project closing requirements. 
  • Assist in writing SOWs, assesses and manages requirements and content development. 
  • Manage project steps, tasks, requirements against SOW. (Scope management) 
  • Manage resources, timelines and milestones. (Time and cost management) 
  • Manage and monitor project lifecycle. (Time and cost management) 
  • Manages risk assessment and risk management. (Including time, costs and resources) 
  • Ability to set direction with digital resources such as developers but also visual designers producing creative assets for social or digital advertising. 
  • Manages project quality. 
  • Manages project communications 
  • Assist project manager in managing project procurement. 
  • Anticipate and make recommendations for client needs. 
  • Updating status reports for clients. 
  • Receive creative changes from clients, relaying those changes to creative staff and supervising the account’s finances. 
  • Understanding the client’s needs and the internal resources available to you throughout the production cycle by clearly and proactively managing communications between our staff and clients. 
  • Maintain relationships with executives of client businesses across all disciplines and assist in developing strategies for clients and internal processes. 
  • Coordinate projects by communicating effectively with client & production team to follow all steps to ensure project stays on track. 
  • Maintain organize and update agendas, files and various lists. 
  • Work with creative team to bring ideas into the mix, offer suggestions, research, ability to share & constantly learn new technology. 
  • Research is also part of the project managers role. Whether a client makes tractors or sells clothes, the manager must become an industry expert and provide the Management Team with research that supports new business, existing business and client development. 
  • Apply strategic thinking and knowledge of creative process to develop agency business and offerings 
  • Aid in drafting, editing and formatting letters and memos as needed 
  • Preparing estimates and proposals with senior project manager 
  • Work closely with the senior project management and senior management team on pitches and presentations [ideation, production]. 
  • Work with Senior Management on new business opportunities and upselling existing clients on additional opportunities 
  • Responsible to expedite other duties as assigned by the management team members. 
  • Provide EXCELLENT customer service with a positive attitude to every client, on every occasion. 

What you can expect from WorkReduce:
WorkReduce provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

WorkReduce does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters without a signed agreement on file with WorkReduce. Third-party recruiters include agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time or full-time opportunities other than for their own needs.  

WorkReduce will not pay a fee to a third-party recruiter for any resumes or CV’s submitted to any employee that does not have a signed agreement with WorkReduce. The agreement must be dated no earlier than one year previous to the date of resume submission. Candidate introductions, resumes or CV’s must only be submitted via the WorkReduce recruiting team and only if a) an agreement is already in place and b) the third-party recruiter has received formal instruction from a member of the recruiting team to submit candidates to a vacancy. 

We are not able to sponsor candidates requiring work authorization.