Project Manager - Marketing

Vertical Measures
Phoenix, AZ
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

The Job

Do you love getting in the weeds? Does organizing your closet make you happy? Do you enjoy working in a close-knit team where communication is key to success? Then this might be the right position for you. We are looking for a Project Manager that can keep up with our fast paced content marketing clients that is the main hub of any project from beginning to the end and addresses the management of multiple disciplines across the company. You would be the center of ensuring content marketing campaigns are executed flawlessly and deliver optimum results.

What we're looking for:
  • Strong grasp of content marketing best practices and principles
  • Content writing and editing skills to understand a high quality piece of content
  • Familiarity with waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Understand the importance of SEO as it relates to content
  • Presentation and client communication skills
  • An ability to take information and organize it in a way that makes the other departments more efficient

What will you do?

Essential Duties
  • Responsible for multiple projects, many of which support multiple departments in the company
  • Work with the account teams to "see the big picture" and develop smart, innovative, campaign elements in alignment with the project strategy
  • Coordinate job creation in project management software
  • Co-Leading the client kickoff meeting with Account Management
  • Establish roles and responsibilities chart (RACI) on a project level at the kickoff of every project
  • Produce and maintain appropriate timelines and workflow.
  • Coordinating with the Account Management/Sales Department to ensure they meet the transition briefing for proper handoff to execution teams
  • Driving the execution team to commit to a schedule in a constructive and collaborative manner to ensure deliverables and timelines are met
  • Controlling schedule by taking corrective and preventative actions to keep on track
  • Monitoring overall costs within each project, including confirming with the Account Management team that the client has approved all estimates
  • Ensuring that the expectations regarding a project's quality control are clearly documented to the team
  • Identify potential project risks and work proactively to control it
  • Manage stakeholder expectations with proactive communication about changes, risks and status

Communication Skills
  • Seamless coordination and collaboration across existing content teams
  • Ensuring that all members of a project team are fully apprised as to current status and required next steps to ensure successful project completion
  • Adhere to the RACI chart to promote healthy communication in a team
  • Attend all status meetings

What You Need to Bring to the Table
  • A Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of project management experience with 2+ years in an agency
  • Must have experience managing content marketing programs
  • Strong presentation, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to influence actions/decisions of others

Other Things that will Make You a Good Fit
  • Are an A player. Don't know what that is? Find out fast!
  • Are passionate about all things digital
  • Are comfortable asking probing questions to learn more about our clients
  • Are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who needs little direction
  • Are a critical thinker and problem solver
  • Strong ability to prioritize workload
  • Are goal oriented
  • Exude a positive attitude in everything that you do
  • Like to create internal processes to make things more efficient

Perks of Being an A Player
  • A super-friendly environment that rewards results (and has fun at the same time)
  • Competitive compensation
  • A generous benefits package, including health, dental, and vision
  • 401K with company match
  • Remote and flex working schedules after 3 months of being on the team
  • •Ongoing education in things that will make you smarter, more efficient, and more likable at parties
  • Bring your pet to work days

No phone call please.

Company Description
About Us

Vertical Measures is a search, social and content marketing company, focused on helping businesses improve their overall digital marketing presence through our proven 8 Step Process. This approach results in higher levels of qualified site visitors, as well as greater sales conversion rates. We provide a diverse range of results-oriented services, including content marketing strategy, search engine optimization, content creation, and social media services.

Phoenix, AZ


Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:06:29 PDT