Yes&, a rapidly growing marketing agency located in Alexandria, VA, seeks a dynamic, high-energy and creative Project Manager to join its expanding team.

The Project Manager is responsible for maintaining and supporting an efficient working environment for the accounts for which they are assigned. S/he will keep communication channels clear and open among members of the assigned account group, as well as other departments within the agency. S/he will also monitor the workflow within the Account Team to insure work in progress is completed in a timely and efficient manner. The Project Manager works under the direction of Account Manager to learn strategy, support in presentations and account management skills.

Responsibilities

  • Works with account and team leads to develop the scope of work based on functional and business requirements.
  • Develops, implements and manages the project plan.
  • Develops the staff plan and creates the budget.
  • Responsible for resource allocation in conjunction with the resource manager.
  • Day to day management of the project from initiation through implementation and deployment.
  • Communicates status of project to the team and client on a regular basis.
  • Tracks and reports project run rates and financials.
  • Contributes to the creative process by assessing feasibility of the proposed solutions.
  • Contributes to the creative process by recommending new technologies.
  • Resolves schedule conflicts.
  • Monitors and communicates project risk, dependencies and mitigation accordingly.
  • Ensures changing resource and project requirements are communicated to all members of the project team, and that the changes are understood by all members of the team.
  • Ensures proper change management documentation is executed as scope increases or decreases or project priorities shift.
  • Oversees the project team’s activities to guarantee overall quality of work and ensures the project is delivered on time and on budget.

Skills and Qualifications

  • BA/BS.
  • 3 plus years project management experience preferably in an agency or high-tech environment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft project and all Office applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at once.
  • A self-starter able to work collaboratively as well as independently.
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