Senior Project Manager

Location: Austin, TX

Department: Project Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Forget everything you know about agencies. Now, meet Springbox — a place where ‘Work hard, play harder’ is more than a motto. Our data analysts, UX strategists, art directors, copywriters and developers work side-by-side to create web, tablet and mobile experiences using design based on customer intelligence and built with leading technology for clients they believe in — Sweet Leaf Tea and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network to name a few.

 

A qualified candidate will have six or more years’ project management experience within an interactive marketing or digital advertising agency and must have a history of working directly with clients and building long-term relationships, while reporting and communicating project status effectively. The ideal candidate for the position will have extensive project management experience in an agency environment having delivered large-scale digital solutions.

 

What we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to be highly organized and detail-oriented while also flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to stay calm and focused under pressure
  • An effective decision-maker with good judgment
  • Confidence, professionalism, and diplomacy
  • Positive and collaborative demeanor
  • Solutions-oriented outlook
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A comfort level with learning new technology and systems
  • A dynamic problem solver who can digest goals into best practice solutions
  • Experience with Basecamp, Rally, Harvest, Google Documents and other office software
  • Agile, Kanban and Waterfall experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s a plus

 

Responsibilities

  • Managing one or more projects concurrently, including digital advertising campaigns from strategy to implementation.
  • Planning, managing and executing large-scale digital application development.
  • Working closely with the technical teams, developing and managing project plans, change requests, risk assessments and communications.
  • Driving the team to meet and exceed milestone delivery schedules and controlling project scope, budget and timelines to ensure successful, on-time delivery.
  • Asking questions, researching solutions to help define project requirements.
  • Creating estimates with high-level tasks and milestones, crafting detailed and actionable Scopes of Work, Change Orders and Proposals.
  • Being accountable for tracking and reporting of budgets throughout the life cycle of each project.
  • Maintaining positive revenue and margins on all projects and accounts
  • Growing accounts over time to meet Client’s changing needs and expectations
  • Honing in on details and mitigating unforeseen risks without prescribed traditional project management
  • Adapting to change and risk while communicating implications to stakeholders
  • Championing high project volume in all different stages with varying solution roadmaps and challenges
  • Maintaining regular, direct interaction and communication with the full range of client business stakeholders, from analysts to C-level, and with internal Senior Management.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills at all levels, ensuring project team (and management as appropriate) is continually updated on client’s programs, including successes, issues, concerns or feedback.
  • Championing existing processes while also identifying potential improvements.

 

Perks (because they matter, right?)

  • Wear what you want to work, up to a point (no Speedos)
  • Fully stocked “beverage” refrigerators
  • Located downtown at 8th and Colorado Streets
  • Modern, comfortable workplace, with areas to chill when you need it
  • Flexible hours (Some of us aren’t morning people.)
  • Bring your best friend to work (dogs allowed).
  • Paid parking and paid benefits
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