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Associate Project Manager -Digital Experience

Company: Bluechipww
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Full Time Professional Northbrook, IL, US 6 days ago Requisition ID: 1487 About Blue Chip -BC Worldwide is an independent, fully integrated, global marketing company that unites healthcare, retail, and brand marketers to achieve remarkable business results. We create and execute integrated marketing communications ideas and solutions.We exist to give incredible people the opportunity to make a difference. -Core Values ---Pride of Ownership & Accountability -Job SummaryThe Associate Project Manager is responsible for assisting the Group Director, Digital Experience in running projects, implementing the web dev resourcing plan and assigning the proper resources to tasks/projects. The person in this position must thrive in a deadline-driven environmentEssential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.---Demonstrate the mission, vision, values and culture principles of Blue Chip Worldwide---Maintain a collaborative work style to encourage maximum contribution from all team membersResource Management Duties:---Review Scope of Work (SOW) and /or spec sheets with appropriate DX team members to evaluate required resources---Delegate necessary team members and schedule respective tasks---Manage the intake of all new projects and all project requests, providing resource solution to all requests. In some cases, this will entail securing freelancers and/or third-party vendors.---Assist Group Director in identifying when contract staff is needed, and assist in booking contractors---Maintain list of vetted web/mobile/digital design and development vendorsProject Management Duties:General Project Management Responsibilities---Deliver projects within timelines and budgets ----Partner with DX Leadership to develop and maintain projects and program engagements from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues---Partner with DX Leadership to produce efficient digital production project plans; In partnership with DX Leadership, effectively manage workload and keep production on time and within budget---Manage multiple digital projects at once. ----Identify and consult with DX Leadership regarding internal roadblocks on projects---Consult with DX Leadership to ensure that digital production team members have what they need in order to succeed in their roles on any given project---Keep Group Director DX aware of issues relating to each assignment and the deployment of the process, raising concerns and identifying solutions when needed---Provide content administration assistance when needed.---Contribute to the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services as needed.---Partner with DX Leadership to track project burn and adjust resource where possible to fit remaining budget and tasks.---Alert Core Team if Client or Agency actions/requests stray out of scope, and participate in contingency planning and/or scope and timeline changes as neededProject Management Communication Responsibilities---Maintain a collaborative work style to encourage maximum contribution from all team members---Think creatively and collaborate with cross-functional counterparts to explore, develop, evolve new/modified workflows that lead to more successful executions of client projects---Keep development team apprised of campaign and client level updates that may impact the projects---In consultation with DX Leadership, provide Client Leaders with technical and project information as requested in order to help them with client management---In partnership with DX Leadership Communicate project risks to Client Leaders and work with them to develop mitigation plans---Provide regular status reports to key stakeholdersClient Management Responsibilities---Excellent client-service for both internal and external clients, with focus on continual improvement---Flexible hours may be required to accommodate global clients and freelance resource---In partnership with DX Leadership, identify and escalate client roadblocks to Client LeadershipProject Process Responsibilities---Work with GDDX to evolve and improve our process and responsibilities to one another---Attend (lead as needed) weekly and daily digital stand up meetings to ensure digital projects are moving along---Attend internal development and production meetings related to digital work---Archive project milestone history as deemed necessary---Ensure that agreed-upon Agency workflow/process is followed, or improved upon ----Work with the GDDX and Director Technology to utilize the appropriate approach for each project ----Enter Jira tickets and confluence updates for the digital production team and follow through completion---Stay current on industry processes and trendsBC Worldwide QualitiesTo be successful, every BC Worldwide employee should possess the following qualities:---Attitude & Commitment - you are a passionate, resourceful, and productive achiever that is a pleasure to be around---Priority Setting - you define clear action steps and manage expectations of others---Creative Thinking & Problem Solving - you recognize the relevancy of your ideas to the big picture, demonstrate original thinking and make an impact on your team---Dependability - you are self-motivated to deliver the highest quality work, on time and budget---Leadership Ability - you take initiative, motivate others, and assume accountability for your actions ----Communication - you use organized, constructive communication to facilitate great workEducation, Experience and Certifications---This is an entry level Project Manager role.---Exposure to marketing, advertising and web application design and development.---Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferred---Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective---Demonstrate working knowledge of multiple digital disciplines (i.e. social media, email marketing, paid search, search engine optimization, digital coupons, etc.)---Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities ----Possess general understanding in the areas of software development (UX, creative design, and infrastructure architecture); methodologies (Agile, waterfall); and project management tools (JIRA, Confluence, Slack, MS Teams, Basecamp, Workamajig, Smartsheet) -

Keywords: Bluechipww, Chicago , Associate Project Manager -Digital Experience, Executive , Northbrook, Illinois

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