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Purple, Rock, Scissors

Project Manager

Project Delivery – Orlando, Florida
Department Project Delivery
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Project Managers at PRPL oversee the entire product lifecycle for our projects. Each Project Manager is a stabilizing force for their Team, focusing on tasks, milestones, deadlines, and facilitating clear communication between all parties. It's a healthy mix of being a good client partner, communicator, facilitator, producer, and driver. It's a tiring and sometimes thankless job, but it's one of the most important and rewarding jobs at Purple, Rock, Scissors. Only the steadfast and courageous need apply. When you do, please be sure to send us your LinkedIn profile.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the day-to-day point of contact for clients
  • Set up and maintain all forms of documentation and work-flow including Basecamp, Confluence and JIRA
  • Take the lead on client communication
  • Establish project timelines and lead the team to fulfill on these timelines
  • Ensure JIRA tickets are created for every task in a project
  • Manage assets to ensure teams have resources, content, files and information needed to complete their responsibilities for a project
  • Move tickets through JIRA as a project progresses
  • Set up project meetings, kick-offs, reviews, and capture meeting notes in Confluence and Basecamp
  • Follow up on to-dos assigned to clients
  • Follow up with internal resources on task statuses 
  • Track project progress daily and monitor any incidences that may delay or hold up the delivery date
  • Communicate resource scheduling conflicts with Account Managers
  • Partner with Account Managers to plan retainer work for clients
  • Mentor Project Coordinators
  • Maintain a keen eye for the quality of work that is produced, and always uphold a standard of excellence for everything that the team creates
  • Clearly communicate status of projects to Leadership team
  • Set and manage client expectations. Create and adjust timelines for projects, in coordination with the Traffic Manager
  • Understand project risks, and mitigate risks early and often
  • Work with Accounts Receivable to ensure billing is in alignment with the agreed up billing schedule set forth in the Statement of Work
  • Thinking ahead of internal team and clients to ensure that next steps and expectations are always met
  • Ability to think conceptually about problems, but also at a detailed level to support the client and internal project teams with roadblocks, strategy, content or marketing challenges that may arise over the course of a project 
  • Understand the inner-workings and importance of strategic client communication: how to handle challenging situations, responding with poise and professionalism, maintaining the integrity of the PRPL team to clients, and integrity of the client team to the internal PRPL team 
  • Encourage excitement about projects, exude confidence and control of situations, and boost morale for teams 
  • Show an interest in and enthusiasm for technical processes and development 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-5 Years Professional Project Management Experience
  • Prior experience working with Tier 1 Clients
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with both teams and clients
  • Comfortable enforcing protocols within the production process
  • Understanding of digital project management and design / development terminology
  • Familiarity with common project management methodologies, at minimum waterfall and agile
  • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced environment

BONUS POINTS

  •  Experience with JIRA / Confluence or Basecamp
  • Previous agency experience
  • PMP, CSM or other Project Management Certifications

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  • Location
    Orlando, Florida
  • Department
    Project Delivery
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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