Website Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Atlanta
  • This position has been filled

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Black Bear Design, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EarthLink, has an immediate need for an experienced Website Project Manager to join our Team!

Who we are:

At Black Bear Design, we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

Who we are looking for:

Black Bear is seeking a full-time Website Project Manager who channels critical thinking and problem solving and thrives on being engaged at all levels of a project. This person will support multiple WordPress-platform website projects, ushering clients and internal resources through the project. Our Project Managers acutely understand the opportunities and constraints of a given project and take responsibility for setting and managing expectations internally and with clients. They manage and negotiate trade-offs to deliver on time, within budget, and against agreed objectives. Project Managers have full lifecycle experience from scoping through delivery and can confidently navigate and prioritize business needs, resource management, schedules and financials to successfully navigate and deliver all aspects of the website project.

Project complexities range from simple, brochure WordPress sites to database builds, advanced eCommerce development, API integrations, critical thinking and ideation surrounding best use to support client needs. Projects can range from very simple to very complex, and deep background in managing these complexities will be important.

What you’ll do:

  • Work | Deliver work that is excellent, on time, on budget and sticks to the brief. Oversee the entire delivery and execution of projects. Identify dependencies and impacts of delays. Gain alignment on the scope, schedule, assumptions and price for projects with an ability to effectively translate these to Client Proposals and Statements of Work.
  • People | Motivate, direct and challenge teams to produce great work. Partner with Account Management to manage scope and identify opportunities. Ensure a collaborative ‘One Team’ approach comprising of, account management, production, content/social, finance and client representatives.
  • Process | Establish and manage project/program communication and process. Balance the opportunities and constraints within a given project. Leverage existing tools and processes to monitor people and progress.
  • Financials | Responsible for project estimation, planning and profitability. Build detailed project plans in accordance with budget.

Who you are:

  • Leader | Influences without authority and fosters an environment of shared accountability. Drives projects from ambiguity to clarity. Comfortable communicating and partnering with department leads, tailoring communications based on audience and level (technology, creative, finance, client, and vendor).
  • Builder | Navigates strong collaboration between people, processes and systems. Drives projects and resource management from ambiguity to clarity. Understands digital technologies and trends.
  • Detail Oriented | Sharp attention to detail and a drive for perfection. Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • A Strong Communicator | Excellent communication and analytical skills. Conducts team and client meetings with clear, concise language and leadership acumen. A skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field plus 3-5 years of experience managing WordPress website projects in an agency or consulting environment, or equivalent combination of education & experience.
  • Experience leading projects for a client in the entertainment, retail, or service industry is a plus.
  • Experience working with common project management tools such as ConnectWise, Trello, Smartsheet, Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Project, Slack, and Microsoft Teams.
  • Conscientious and adept at problem-solving through critical thinking.
  • Comfortable leading team and client meetings, tailors communications based on their audience and level (technology, creative, finance, client, vendor).

Please note: This position will primarily be remote, but all applicants must be within driving distance of Sandy Springs, GA to be able to attend meetings as needed. Out-of-state applicants will not be considered.

Once you have applied, please follow the link below to complete our Culture Survey Index, as part of the recruitment process. This survey takes approximately 7-10 minutes and provides us with data measuring seven work-related traits.

  • There is no pass or fail.
  • There are no correct or incorrect answers.
  • Only work-related behaviors are measured.
  • It cannot determine age, race, gender, or religion.

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