Project Manager - Digital

Location: (Multiple states)

Department: Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Work with our elite team of Drupal developers and designers to create award-winning websites for our clients.

Our culture is comfortable, flexible, and dynamic. We are a mostly virtual company based throughout the Southeast U.S. We strongly believe in open-source principles and contributing back to the Drupal community. Your experience at Mediacurrent will challenge and stretch your mind on a daily basis.

The Project Manager (PM) role at Mediacurrent is responsible for managing the implementation of resources and billable Team members on primarily Drupal/web based engagements. The PM is responsible for making sure a project is completed within a certain set of pre-defined restraints. These restraints will involve schedules, budgets, personnel and materials. The project should adhere to Mediacurrent’s policies and standards for generating exceptionally high-quality work.

Position Responsibilities:

● Oversee the execution of all assigned projects and deliverables.
● Liaison with Mediacurrent’s customers and keep them informed of project progress and activity (i.e. weekly stand-up meetings, monthly billable hour reports, etc.).
● Act as a resource manager and assist Partners in forecasting the demand for resources, planning for needs and maximizing the productivity and utilization of all billable Team members.
● Generate and provide organizational-level reporting for Mediacurrent personnel; summarize the cost, timeline and progress on all engagements.
● Assist Lead Drupal Architect in drafting functional specification documentation.
● Assign and delegate tasks to all billable Team members.
● Oversee and assist with Mediacurrent’s internal projects.
● Maintain a “knowledge center” and document all customer correspondence (i.e. call/meeting notes, webinars, training materials, log-in data, hardware/specs, etc.).
● Collaborate with Mediacurrent Sales Department and Development Team to properly scope and estimate engagements.

Required knowledge, skills and experience:

● Must see the "big picture" of a Drupal project and have a well-rounded web skill set.
● Ability to communicate complex technical terminology to clients in an understandable fashion. 
● Experience with managing a virtual team and working in a remote environment.
● 2+ years experience in an Agency environment
● Account management experience including billing/invoicing
● Capable of managing multiple enterprise-level projects at the same time.
● Adept at forecasting project timelines and resources.
● Ability to identify process gaps and document steps needed to rectify.
● Analyze project results and determine corrective actions to take.
● Capable of estimating software or Drupal-specific web projects.
● Knowledgeable on leading software project management tools and trends such as Jira, Basecamp, Open Atrium and Waterfall/Agile methodologies.
● Proven 2+ year track record of working on Web sites/Content Management Systems

Valued knowledge, skills and experience:

● Intermediate knowledge with MS Excel spreadsheets (pivot tables).
● Administering website content via a CMS.
● Public speaking at conferences or events.
● Training end-users and/or content administrators on Drupal.
● Knowledge of Drupal-adjunct technologies such as the LAMP platform, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery/JavaScript.
● Familiarity with source version control such as Git and SVN.
● Overseeing and holding a staff accountable (i.e. conducting performance reviews)

Education, Certifications and Travel required:

● BS/BA in Communications, Engineering, Computer Science or related technology field required.
● Certification or specialized training (Agile certification) a plus
● Approximately 10% travel required for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mediacurrent provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mediacurrent complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates or employees reside. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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