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Chicago

Digital Project Manager (Freelance)

 

We’re searching for an experienced freelance digital project manager to work closely with our client stakeholder and client agency partners to manage the overall timeline, risk management and status updates. You should be comfortable managing multiple work streams across multiple teams including risk and escalation management.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage day-to-day tasks, performing proactive identification of potential challenges and ensuring on-time project deliverables
  • Manage project scope, timeline and budget
  • Manage project communication internally and externally
  • Drive process efficiencies
  • Define project scope and develop SOWs and Change Orders
  • Develop and track project schedules and budgets, monitor project scope, and handle invoice tracking and account billing for both retainer and project-based accounts
  • Lead weekly project status meetings and reporting on project status
  • Review documentation and identify/resolve gaps prior to handoff to internal teams


Qualifications: 

  • 2-3 years of experience with 1+ in a digital agency environment 

  • A strong knowledge of best practices in project management
  • 
Effective negotiation and conflict management skills
  • A high level of comfort with managing multiple projects and stakeholders

  • The ability to see big picture while managing every last detail

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Proficiency building project plans/schedules in tools such as Smartsheets, MS Project

  • Must be open to travel in US and Globally as needed