• Project Manager

    Job ID
    2018-2251
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-NY-New York
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(3/19/2019 5:15 PM)
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    The Project Manager is responsible for supporting and executing the efforts of the Portfolio & Project Management Office by aligning with AAC’s strategic goals and vision. We are looking for a motivated and passionate natural leader to help track and stabilize projects, remove roadblocks,

    and anticipate customer needs to ensure that our cross-functional teams can proactively solve

    problems within a stable environment. This position requires a combination of project management,

    process optimization, and marketing experience.

     

    Reports to: Project Manager Lead        

    Responsibilities

    • Work with Executive Team to ensure projects are prioritized and aligned with business objectives
    • Oversee project planning, including working with team leads, contractors, and vendors, to define project scope and goals, identify resources, and create and manage project schedules
    • Maintain day-to-day tasks and project status within the project management tools for team-wide use
    • Constantly monitor progress and communicate project status to all stakeholders
    • Identify and implement process improvements to ensure the efficient achievement of project goals
    • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, including cross-team projects
    • Proactively manage schedule and scope changes, identify potential risks, and create contingency plans
    • Serve as escalation point for internal and external issues
    • Collaborate with Marketing team to understand and inform strategy in support of the project objectives
    • Support our engineers, designers, business analysts, and QA analysts by streamlining our workflows and reducing friction so that we can efficiently create and release new marketing campaigns and products
    • Lead team planning sessions and scrum meetings

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree in a marketing, public relations, or graphic design discipline or equivalent practical experience
    • Proven experience launching, maintaining, and supporting successful marketing initiatives and products
    • Experience with various project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, etc.) and Atlassian products (Jira/Confluence)
    • Experience with mid to large scale enterprise solutions, with proven success implementing a multi-million dollar project strongly desired
    • Able to adapt to rapidly changing business requirements and deadlines, while operating at a strategic level with all members of the project teams
    • Natural, clear communicator with a humble and direct approach to project management
    • Meticulous attention to detail, including maintaining accurate records and diligently tracking key project metrics

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