Associate Project Manager

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

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

Method Savvy is currently seeking a dynamic Associate Project Manager who can provide reliable, timely, and professional support, and assist with the day-to-day project management activities. The position entails working with a group of internal and external stakeholders at all levels and departments of the organization. The successful candidate has the independent judgment to plan, prioritize, and organize a diverse workload, is proactive, highly social, a detail-oriented communicator who balances competing client priorities and available company resources. In addition, we are looking for an individual who is trustworthy, level-headed, empathetic, well-rounded, goal-oriented, and views complex challenges as opportunities.


Your primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Conduct project/phase kick-off meetings to communicate individual roles and project expectations and ensure that all project team members have the tools and information required to perform effectively.
  • Understand a project’s scope and create a schedule for the project’s deliverables/requirements.
  • Monitor and evaluate projects on an ongoing basis to track each aspect of project performance against scope, schedules, time, budget, and quality.
  • Manage issue/risk resolution process and take corrective action as necessary.
  • Record milestones and measures of success.
  • Prepare/update project status reports, process invoices, update tracking reports, and maintain files and documents for historical reference.
  • Demonstrate a proactive focus on meeting client and project requirements, in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Adhere to a standardized Project Management format, and process guidelines.
  • Work with the Resource Manager/Directors to implement resource strategy to implement sourcing schedule to ensure workforce coverage.

Requirements

  • 2-4 years of experience in project management.
  • Project management software fluency – Wrike preferred.
  • Experience in digital marketing and business management are desired, but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills – Listen first. Seek to understand. Speak and write with concise clarity.
  • An extraordinary attention to detail.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of any field in business, marketing, advertising, or communications.
  • Understanding of the creative process and experience with general advertising and marketing.
  • Innate curiosity and aptitude with the ability to see the big picture as well as be hands on.
  • Flexible, innovative, and committed to the successful completion of assignments.

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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