Project Manager

August Ash is looking for a digital project manager to join our team. The right person is driven, dedicated, and a life-long learner. You must be willing to collaborate, able to think quickly on your feet, and confidently drive projects forward while seamlessly partnering with clients along the way.

Responsibilities

  • Work with multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Monitor (not micro-manage) day-to-day activities of project teams to ensure work is progressing as planned.
  • Create and manage schedules, budgets, and project details to ensure requirements and deliverable dates are clearly understood, deadlines are met, and budgets are on track.
  • Manage your team’s available time across multi-projects and internal teams.
  • Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee and identify potential problems. Proactively implement solutions to address them in advance.
  • Provide regular project status and budget updates to both internally and externally.
  • Build strong client relationships. Provide them with clear and transparent communication, answers to their questions before they ask them and regular updates on project details.
  • Effectively lead client meetings and internal discussions. Identify the goals of the meeting and guide the team members along to achieve these goals. Resolve team conflicts and ease tension.
  • Able to step beyond the project management role to complete additional project needs including QA and limited UX.
  • Rally and motivate your team, collaborating with clients and through the agency.
  • Be comfortable asking tough questions.
  • Be an advocate for the user and your clients.
  • Be an ambassador for August Ash and your team.

Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in digital project management along with at least 1 year of experience within an interactive agency.
  • Experience with Jira software in a web development environment.
  • Proficiency within both office software and web-based specialty software tools (e.g. MS Office, Google Docs, Basecamp, Zoom, and more).
  • Life-long learner - you desire to know more!
  • Own the room. You have excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Good Natured.