• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville | US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 7:13 PM)
    # of Openings
    Digital Performance Marketing
  • Overview

    The Project Manager is responsible for client satisfaction, quality of work and project profitability on large accounts. Project Managers must have the dual ability to maintain the broad vision required for executing a project, including strategic thinking & leadership from beginning to end, as well as the talent for overseeing all the small details that add up to fulfilling our commitment to client satisfaction.

    This role requires sufficient breadth and depth of expertise to lead multi-disciplinary teams of people to successfully deliver integrated client solutions. The primary functions of the Project Manager include project and program management, client management, team leadership and direct report responsibility.


    • Develop integrated baseline project plans, identifying key risks and monitoring, managing internal project performance (includes milestones, timelines, backlogs, sprints).
    • Ability to develop and manage business and technical requirements
    • Effectively present information, control discussion, and bring value in formal, executive client settings.
    • Fully understand client objectives and project goals to articulate them clearly, communicate and clarify success criteria to the team.
    • Compile and execute effective project communications; setting communications standards for the team
    • Conduct effective external and internal presentations
    • Lead presentations and proposals to client with Account and Strategy
    • Ensure key project and program-wide roles and responsibilities are defined and that best practices and lessons from previous projects are applied
    • Establish and expand relationships with key contacts; managing their expectations and translating their vision and needs into project requirements that are given to project teams (removed word client from this bullet)
    • Partner with other project leaders to structure, build and lead large cross-discipline teams that will ensure maximum performance
    • Capture notes and tasks in client meetings appropriately to ensure alignment and that task owners are clearly identified
    • Develop project timelines, backlogs, and sprint schedules – monitor and adjust as needed
    • Lead daily stand-ups and scrum meetings, as needed
    • Manage project scope and risks to bring projects in on time and under budget, including proactively managing resources effectively
    • Develop change requests and work with the account team to ensure and remain on scope
    • Recap and debrief all completed projects – lessons learned and knowledge gained through documentation and sharing out
    • Participate in the development and improvement of project management and PMO processes.


    • 4 - 6 years in digital project management in agency
    • 3+ years working in a SCRUM, Agile, or Waterfall methodology
    • Familiarity with project management and development tools including but not limited to: Advantage, JIRA, Smartsheet, Strata, Basecamp – or comparable alternatives
    • Demonstrates proven organizational and project management skills, with attention to detail and a strong sense of urgency and follow-through.
    • Strong presentation skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven Problem-Solving skills and track record in a client-service environment
    • Digital marketing experience preferred
    • Good understanding of emerging web standards, user-centered design, optimization and search practices, and metrics reporting/outputs
    • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Keynote, and Project and/or other scheduling tools.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or other closely related areas preferred.


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