Lee Enterprises Project Manager in Davenport, Iowa
Amplified Digital Agency is seeking a Project Manager.Position Summary: In this role you will work that closely with both the Digital Marketing Managers and Campaign Strategists to coordinate and manage our client’s digital projects, including (but not limited to) website development, social management, reputation management, and mobile app development. You will manage and contribute to projects to support successful implementation.Core responsibilities for this role include managing scopes of work, budgets and timelines, visions and messaging (where applicable), as well as managing the communication and work flow with Digital Marketing Managers, Media Representatives/Consultants, Strategists, creative teams, internal vendors, external partners, client fulfillment team and the client.The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work in a high-volume, rapidly paced environment. If you have a degree in marketing or similarly related field, or 2+ years of ad agency experience, then we want to hear from you!
Understand, adhear to, and uphold the Workflow Process including project quoting, initiation and kickoff, collaboration, approvals, production and ongoing management.Coordinate the efforts of third-party vendors, managing budgets and ensuring that proposed projects and creative concepts can be produced within specified timeframes and budgets.Act as the internal lead from initial kick off through to final delivery of projects.Act as a liaison between internal parties and 3rd parties to ensure seamless project handoff and transitions from project build through to ongoing management.Facilitate ongoing, timely and accurate communications to ensure all projects are completed on time and within scope/budget.Serve as the glue at the center of a cross-functional agency team including account management, creative, strategy, analytics and operations/production.Provide exceptional production management and quality assurance skills; must thrive in a fast-paced, fluid environment, be a self-starter with strong multi-tasking abilities, and have meticulous attention to detail.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
Project management experience; 2+ years of hands-on experience in an agency or start-up environment.
Basic HTML knowledge and Wordpress CMS experience a plus
Knowledge of “current” on-page Search Engine Optimization tactics a plus
Experience with PM tools or similar ones such as Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, Slack, or Basecamp.
Creative / Design Collaboration; Experience working with in-house creative staff as part of a complete production marrying creative and marketing with technical elements.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat Pro.
Excellent communications skills: verbal, presentation, written
High energy, positive, organized individual who is comfortable in a high-visibility role
Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and organization skills
Ability to manage high volume project scope in a fast paced creative environment
Great collaborator with ability to focus on both the big picture and small details
We offer a competitive salary along with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K and paid vacation time.