Now Hiring – Trew Knowledge is looking for a Digital Project Manager to join our team

Position Title: Digital Project Manager
Reports To: President
Type: Full time
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Estimated Start Date: December 2018
Compensation: Full-time competitive salary based on experience

JOB PURPOSE

Trew Knowledge is a fast-paced, and rapidly growing digital marketing agency focused on world-class, innovative solutions for some of the world’s largest Brands. We specialize in WordPress and WordPress VIP development, digital strategy, UX/UI design.

The Digital Project Manager is accountable for managing Agency projects end-to-end using standard project management methodology. The projects are considered highly complex with multiple and inter-related deliverable’s requiring strong leadership and coordination.  The role works in close partnership with Agency Leadership and other team members when defining scope, budgets, resources, timelines and deliverable’s for a wide range of client projects.

The ideal Digital Project Manager would have experience in delivering Digital and/or WordPress Projects end-to-end with a proven track record of successful launches. This person would also have strong organizational and team leadership skills with an ability to multi-task many complex activities at once. In addition, this person would have very strong communication skills to keep clients and internal teams informed and accountable.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work in close partnership with the leaders and team members to develop project plans in alignment with clients’ business requirements
  • Apply project management principles, processes and tools to ensure the project plan and related work packages are executed on schedule, within budget and with quality
  • Communicate project plan to team members ensuring a strong understanding of the scope, milestones, deliverable’s, accountabilities and time frames
  • Monitor the completion of major milestones through strategy, design, development, testing, quality assurance and post launch support; and if necessary, reassign project priorities to maintain project schedule
  • Prepare project status & burn reports for review by the leaders and project team members ensuring issues and risks are identified and providing corrective action as necessary
  • Obtain senior management approval on all aspects of the project plan including actions required for problem resolution and/or mitigation of risks
  • Incorporate project management standards in day-to-day business processes to support continuous improvement efforts and increase operational efficiency
  • Play a leadership role when identifying/addressing the root cause of operational issues and contribute to team development as it relates to project management capability

KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven work experience of at least 2-5 years as a Digital Project Manager or equivalent experience in delivering technically complex projects from an agency.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of WordPress CMS architecture including WordPress VIP platform an asset
  • Basic understanding of web programming, MySQL, SQL, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Swift, REACT, Javascript, Java, Ajax an asset
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of platforms such as Mailchimp, SalesForce, Marketo, Pardot, WooCommerce, Oracle, SAP, any cIAM, ERP’s or other CRM’s an asset
  • Basic understanding of SEO, Google Analytics and WCAG 2.0 best practices an asset.
  • University Degree and/or equivalent years of work experience with strong knowledge of project management principles, practices and procedures to effectively plan, organize, monitor and control projects
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project Professional and related project management tools. Project Management accreditation is an asset.
  • Highly developed influential skills sufficient to resolve differences of opinion or approach, negotiate deliverable’s and maintain project schedules
  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to achieve results through partnering and collaboration with other team members
  • Strong organization and time management skills to ensure projects are executed as per the plan and in a timely and efficient manner
  • Strong coaching skills to encourage, motivate and guide team members in learning effective project delivery methodology and techniques

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • The role works within a dynamic office environment focused on the delivery of client projects in downtown Toronto
  • Full time hours with flexible Holidays