Salary $50,000 - $65,000 a year job type full-time
Full job description
Edge is looking out for a pacific-northwest based, full-time remote (work from home) project manager who wants to be part of a dynamic team of thought leaders and experts - and is willing to dive in and learn along the way, looking to grow a career as an established and essential part of our team.
This position provides a fantastic opportunity to work for an established, innovative, full-service marketing and advertising firm located in the beautiful city of portland, oregon.
Hours & location
Everyone at edge works from a home based office, which has been our thing since our inception - we know how to make working from home work well and have done it successfully for 20 yearsSo, if you’re excited about working remotely, want to have a role where you can affect change and grow your career, and enjoy building partnerships - and if you live within an hour or so of the portland metro area (we love to hang out as a team, get our families together and enjoy the occasional beer in zack’s back yard), please read on!
40 hours a week with flextime availablePreferred work schedule is m-f between 7am-6pm pst with flexibility as to start-stop times.
About the role
As a project manager at edge, you’ll be working closely with marketing directors, marketing managers and marketing coordinators to uncover needs, identify goals and set kpisFrom there, you’ll be responsible for working with edge stakeholders to build proposals and set timelines that make sense within the bigger picture of all client projects and initiativesYou’ll focus on growing relationships, establishing trust, securing approvals and clearly communicating project scope, monitoring project milestones, managing budgets and greasing the wheels of many moving parts (think navigating the stairs at hogwarts).
As a project manager at edge, you’ll be a key part of our client services team - working with our cs team manager and project coordinator to lead and facilitate ongoing projectsYou’ll partner with your team to identify and eliminate barriers and obstacles to productivity and provide an open avenue for our creative teams to thrive in the areas where their skills and talent are required most.
This role will play a critical part in the smooth operation of the agency - delivering quality work and helping each department attain their goalsIn this role, you’ll be working with and continually developing and maintaining processes and internal practices to ensure streamlined workflows, super-served clients and maximized profits.
A confident problem solver and quick thinker who anticipates potential issues before they arise and handles them in a balanced, people-first approach will be successful in this roleThis role is best suited for a reliable, adaptable, detail-oriented, highly organized, people-person who can juggle multiple project-related tasks, enjoys a fast-paced work environment and thinks creatively while working in a mostly remote work environment.
About the projects
At edge, we are both creative and technicalIn a given week, you’ll find our team setting up advanced tracking, programming, maintaining websites, updating digital creatives, creating media plans, crafting copy and creating contentAs a project manager, these are the types of projects you’ll be involved in facilitating:
Complex website development in wordpress
Digital campaigns in google ads and display & video 360 with roi based reporting
Content creation (video, photo, graphics, copy) for web, traditional media and digital ads
So much more (it’s pretty fun stuff!)
Remote since our inception, edge was established in 2001 and is celebrating 20 years in businessWe partner with marketing teams in a variety of industries all over the united states including credit unions, home builders, home improvement, retail and non-profits.
We have a small team of seasoned experts and offer a fun, dynamic, engaging and creative work environmentWe are passionate about our local community, the pacific northwest, craft beer, music and the great outdoorsOur values focus on people, performance and partnership.
We go beyond whenever possible to serve our clients and each otherAnd, we look for these same attributes in the teams and individuals we align ourselves with, both internally and externallyEdge is growing, with opportunities for upward mobility and having lots of fun with a great team throughout your journey.
Demonstrates organizational and time management expertise
Earns trust among clients and colleagues
Leads client meetings and internal meetings around projects, preparing and communicating in advance as needed in order to provide an efficient and effective collaborative experience for all parties involved
Serves as a knowledgeable and reliable point of contact for any information required to complete projects
Understands the principles and processes involved in web development and digital marketing
Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills in all formats
Understands the importance of detailed documentation and is able to take effective notes during meetings
Has strong interpersonal skills with an aptitude for fostering long-term, high-value relationships
Demonstrates good judgment and a proactive approach to problem-solving
Thinks critically and develops creative solutions, manages expectations
Is a pleasure to work with, has a positive energy and a solution-oriented spirit that inspires and unites teams – is able to work hard but keep it fun
Successfully and clearly communicates concepts related to marketing technology in a variety of communication styles to a range of leadership levels with varied technical understanding
Has experience with large, complex, multi-stage projects
Is adept at using various applications/programs including excel, google apps and projecmanagement software (i.eAsana or clickup)
Is self-motivated and driven with a sense of urgency and the ability to work independently
Collaborates with team members, third-party vendors and talent in a remote work environment
Actively monitors client and project budgets and manages project profitability
Has a passion for creative excellence, client satisfaction and overall agency operational health
Assists in the creation of project documents including strategy, estimates, plans and reports
Demonstrates professional demeanor during client meetings (on phone, video and in person)
Education & experience
Bachelor`s degree, preferably in advertising/marketing, communications or related field or related real-work experience
3+ years’ experience with project management in a marketing and communications field and a solid understanding of creative processes, roles and responsibilities
Proficient in google apps, asana or other project management software, slack, microsoft office suiteKnowledge of google marketing platform and google analyticsA strong understanding of the intricacies of creative projects (i.eProofing processes, file types, etc).
Salary and benefits package
We offer a robust compensation package, with approximately 5 weeks of paid time off starting the first year, as well as other benefits with further tenure.
Full time (40 hours per week) benefits include:
80 hours of paid time off (two weeks), prorated based on start datePaid time off is not accrual, meaning you don’t have to wait for it to build up in order to use it.
Extra week of paid time off after five years of employment (120 hours per year)
Eligible for a sabbatical (4 consecutive weeks off) after seven years of employment and then every 5 years thereafter
Extra week of paid time off at 8 years of employment (160 hours per year)
Approximately one week paid time off during the week between christmas and new years when edge closes for the holiday break (exact amount of time varies year-to-year based on how dates fall on the calendar with the holidays)
11 paid holidays
40 hours (five days) of paid health & wellness time per year (to take care of yourself and/or a loved one)
$85 per month phone allowance
Company provided equipment, including a macbook pro, monitor(s), keyboard/mouse - we connect with you about what works best for your space
$100 office chair stipend (you keep the chair!)
100% company paid medical, rx (regence silver 3000 or regence silver hsa 3500) and dental insurance (principal) for all full-time employeesOptional employee paid vision (vsp) and family benefits offered.
4% matching 401kEdge matches 100% of employee contributions up to 4% of salary.
Total cash compensation range: $50,000 - $65,000 per year which includes base salary and bonuses combinedBase salary depends on experience.
Eligible for benefits and bonuses after 90 day probationary period.
Limitations and disclaimer
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the positionAll job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilitiesSome requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employeesThis job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this positionEmployees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with federal and state lawsRequirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilitiesTo perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficientlyContinued employment remains on an “at-will” basisEqual opportunity employer.