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Jan 23, 2019

S. Connecticut

Freelance

Agent: Heather Y.

Job #: 143017

Salary: DOE

Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
 Provide end-to-end project management on a project
 Create, maintain and contribute to client and project status reports related to the project 
 Develops and manages interactive project specifications, statements of work, and project plans from inception through to completion 
 Identifies and communicates risk and develops risk mitigation plans 
 Develops support documentation including specifications 
 Encourage and facilitate strong project communication with creative, development, analytics and brand teams using collaboration tools, in person meetings, and regular check-ins 
 Experience developing content audits and managing the content creation process associated with a large website rebuild 
 Provide a strong understanding of technical details to accurately report project status dependencies, risks, and daily development activities 
 Lead internal status meetings, reviews and approvals, accurately documenting meeting notes and assigning next steps 
 Able to develop quality assurance test plans and conduct thorough quality assurance testing (functional, creative, cross-browser, multi-device) 
 This is primarily an internal position, however the PM may also participate in client meetings or manage the client relationship during specific points in projects or for some ongoing or maintenance type work 
 Using Jira for task management and bug tracking 
 Adding/updating content in Wordpress CMS 
 Be proactive and vocal in identifying and communicating risks to department, project and client leadership 
 Manages end-to-end development process, including implementation of tracking analytics 
 Responsible for ensuring final product meets defined requirements 
 Maintains comprehensive documentation and archives for project 

Depending on availability and experience, candidate may also be considered to manage additional smaller projects concurrent with this assignment. 

EDUCATION 
• Bachelor’s degree 

EXPERIENCE 
• 3+ years experience in an interactive/digital agency project management role 
• Has worked closely with a development team and is comfortable managing the technical aspects of projects 

SKILLS 
• Highly detail oriented 
• A positive thinking problem solver 
• Objective and realistic, and able to clearly communicate risks in a timely manner 
• Efficient time manager and able to reprioritize as necessary 
• Possesses a clear understanding of the principles of Project Management and methodologies and processes 
• Experience in managing large website redesign projects 
• Clear and concise written and verbal communication 
• Proven ability to meet deadlines and to deliver to budget 
• Able to be flexible and tolerate ambiguity while still operating effectively 
• Understanding of Functional Requirements and Business documentation 
• Knowledge of SEO best practices 
• Experience with ADA/508 Compliance a plus 
• Impeccable organizational skills, thrives in a fast paced environment, great at managing details and multiple things at once. 
• Desire to be part of team that is innovative and results focused 
• Knowledge seeker 
• MS Office 
• Sketch and Invision experience a plus

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Heather Young!