Project Manager for Design Agency / Bonus: Designer turned Project Manager – Upwork


ABOUT THE ROLE:
We are seeking a Project Manager with strong planning and overseeing skills for this crucial role. As the project manager, you will play a key role in ensuring the successful delivery of design projects to our purpose-driven clients. You’ll apply existing processes to initiate, plan, manage, oversee, and deliver successful projects. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to projects that make a positive impact by serving our nonprofit clients.

Our purpose-driven design agency originated from a desire to serve and motivate others to contribute positively to the world. We aim to cultivate a community of creatives and businesses dedicated to social good, empowering clients to enhance their message through strategy and design for a better future.

This position reports directly to the Founder and CEO.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

CLIENT MANAGEMENT:
– Attend and document all client meetings, adhering to PST.
– Dispatch client meeting recap emails, outlining the next steps.
– Address client inquiries promptly.
– Schedule client meetings and become the primary point of contact for all client communications

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
– Post kick-off call, adjust Creative Brief if necessary
– Keep projects on track and on budget
– Conduct project team meetings post-completion to evaluate successes and areas for improvement

PROJECT DOCUMENTATION:
– Enhance workflow efficiency and uphold SOPs
– Identify opportunities to automate and streamline processes in Teamwork.com

TEAM MANAGEMENT:
– Review all designs for content and ensure alignment with Creative Brief requirements
– Be available to address any questions from the design team

THIS ROLE IS FOR YOU IF:
– You thrive in a dynamic environment
– Initiative and resourcefulness are second nature to you
– You excel at strategic thinking and problem-solving
– Effective communication and collaboration are your strengths
– Contributing to purpose-driven projects resonates with your professional aspirations

SKILLSET & QUALIFICATIONS:
– Proficient in these tools: Teamwork.com and Google Workspace
– In-depth understanding of project management for design agencies
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
– Effective organizational, time management, and team management
– Adaptable, deadline-driven, and budget-conscious
– Demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness in decision-making
– Meticulous attention to detail across multiple projects.
– Maintains a positive, professional demeanor.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
– A project management certificate is an asset.
– Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience at an agency (design agency preferred).
– Bonus: Experience working for/with nonprofits

Hourly Range: $25.00-$40.00

Posted On: February 02, 2024 18:05 UTC
Category: Digital Project Management
Skills:Budget Management, Project Plans, Task Creation, Team Management, Religious, Charitable & Nonprofit, Business with 1-9 Employees, Digital Project Management, Critical Thinking Skills, Communications, Decision Making

Skills: Budget Management, Project Plans, Task Creation, Team Management, Religious, Charitable & Nonprofit, Business with 1-9 Employees, Digital Project Management, Critical Thinking Skills, Communications, Decision Making
Country: United States

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