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4 Mar 2020

Freelance Experienced Digital Project Manager

moderntribe – Posted by moderntribe Anywhere

Job Description

The Opportunity
Modern Tribe is looking for a talented and experienced digital project manager . We’re a WordPress agency so hopefully you have run some projects with the platform.

If you are drawn to order like a moth to a flame, then drop us a line. If you like maintaining lists and seeing team members make progress because you set them up to succeed, then you are perfect for this gig.

If you are skilled in agile, waterfall and whatever-suits-the-project techniques, then we should talk.

Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication and/or experience working as part of a remote team
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, with a methodical approach to all tasks
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
  • Fluent English speaker

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience working as a PM, ideally on a distributed web design / dev team
  • Experience with agile and waterfall management styles
  • Experience producing large CMS powered websites
  • Advanced skills when it comes to online collaboration tools. You feel at home when we talk about Slack, Google Hangout, Google Docs, Dropbox or any number of online PM tools.
  • Experience managing projects with budgets over $300,000

Additional Experience (Bonus Points)

  • Experience with WordPress
  • Technical experience as a frontend or backend developer
  • Experience with enterprise level web development projects
  • Design experience

Responsibilities
Your primary responsibility is to shepherd the project to success. We pride ourselves on our projects arriving on time, on scope, on budget with a happy team and customer. You will create confidence through organization and oversee communication. To do this, you will need to:

  • Manage scope, timeline and budget execution
  • Manage expectations for everyone on a project including the team, the account managers, and the customer
  • Run scrums and other status meetings
  • Review team hours
  • Write SOWs
  • Review budget
  • Set up and maintain tickets in the management system
  • Manage collection of assets and information from the customer
  • Perform meeting prep, prepare agendas, and handle all follow up
  • Produce weekly and monthly summary reports

Location

Work from anywhere in North, Central or South America. If your timezone is outside of US business hours but you work at least 4+ hours of overlap each day, let’s chat. You must be fluent in English. You just need a computer and a strong wifi signal to support daily video chats with the Tribe.

Compensation

This is a freelance, contract gig (typically our PMs work 20-25 hours per week at a rate of $50-$60 USD.

Modern Tribe is committed to a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We foster an environment of collaboration, open engagement, fairness and respect regardless of differences in age, race, disability, national origin, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. As a hybrid workspace ranging from distributed contractors to traditional employees, we value the unique perspectives and experiences of our global team.

We come from all walks of life. We are small business owners. We are tattoo aficionados and 80’s movie buffs and ex-pats. We are homeschool teachers. We are single parents. We are musicians, college drop-outs, and entrepreneurs. We are travelers, feminists, runners, volunteers, and makers. We are a Modern Tribe.

Everyday we strive to fulfill our motto: live well and do good work. We hope you will consider joining us.

How to Apply

Apply through our website http://m.tri.be/1aiv

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Freelance. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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