Director of Project Management

Durham, North Carolina, United States · Project Management expand job description ↓

Description

Company Description

Method Savvy is an ambitious and growing marketing agency that accelerates the growth of mid-market and enterprise brands through scalable demand generation and customer lifecycle management programs. Our mission is to help good people build great companies by aligning strategic marketing investments to business-level outcomes. Located in the heart of downtown Durham, NC we employ a diverse team of business strategists, creative thinkers, marketing professionals, data analysts, sales representatives and account management experts. Our organizational culture is open, entrepreneurial, team-oriented, fun and accountable. Wins are celebrated, performance is measured and chronic non-performers are redeployed.

Position Summary

The mission of the Director of Project Management is to ensure the delivery of exceptional client experiences through the proactive management of assigned projects. With oversight of a team of multi-skilled Project Managers; and in partnership with a diverse team of subject matter experts; the Director of Project Management monitors all project processes for time and resource efficiencies, cost management, process improvement opportunities and risk factors.

Your primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and oversee the development of cross-functional project plans that establish milestones and resource allocation for delivery and completion.
  • Facilitate project workflow through routine and proactive communication across operational and client service departments as well as third-party vendors.
  • Mitigate risk through the oversight of work in progress against expectations including time, budget, function and appearance.
  • Perform all administrative tasks related to running a department including budget management, employee reviews, performance evaluations, PTO approvals (or declinations), and more.
  • Lead training, and provide best practices guidance to Project Managers.
  • Oversee quality assurance review processes to ensure high-quality deliverables.
  • Support strategy in providing budget and streamlined schedule for briefs, as well as input on executional mandatories and deliverables (as needed).
  • Attend client status calls, client creative reviews, pre-bid and post-bid meets as-needed.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of project management experience in a client-driven, integrated marketing or advertising environment.
  • 4-year college degree preferred, but not required.
  • A strong passion for marketing and helping businesses grow.
  • Motivated and growth-oriented, with a tenacious desire for success.
  • A passion for, and comfort level with, marketing and advertising technologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and time management skills.
  • A cool, calm, collected and collaborative nature.

Benefits

Located in the heart of downtown Durham, NC, our close-knit team enjoys a collaborative work environment that highly values critical thinking, creativity and accountability. We offer employees:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Free Health and Dental benefits.
  • 401(k) retirement benefits.
  • Short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Unlimited, take it when you need it, vacation.
  • Casual dress code.
  • A spacious office complete with a foosball table and video games.
  • A fully-stocked kitchen that includes a built-in bar.
  • Laptop and second monitor.
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