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Senior Project Manager

Relationship Management | Chicago, IL | Full Time

Job Description


Elevate has an immediate opening for a Senior Project Manager.  This position is responsible for leading digital projects through the agency. The Senior Project Manager will be involved in every facet of the project, from inception to completion, and ensure deliverables are completed successfully on time and within budget.   This is a critical role whose goal should be to bring together project components seamlessly while helping to encourage quality outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead projects through all touch points and internal teams within the agency
  • Ensure work and tasks are organized and routed to internal and client team members
  • Provide exceptional service and communication to internal and client team members
  • Develop timelines and allocate resources accordingly
  • Keep projects on track through clear task lists, issue tracking, status reports and meeting notes
  • Facilitate and lead internal and client team status meetings
  • Assist account management and agency leadership with budget allocation and tracking across clients on a weekly basis  
Job Skills and Requirements
  • Experience working with both design and development teams on technical aspects of a project
  • Experience planning and managing Q&A testing
  • Experience working with Jira and/or other tracking tools, to help manage technical tasks with development teams
  • Having lead teams to successful execution on various digital project types including large website builds, email marketing and website analytics
  • Ability to quickly understand business and technical processes 
  • Proficiency in project management principles and software including Microsoft Project, Excel and timesheet systems
  • Proficiency with digital marketing initiatives including large website builds, online advertising, social media campaigns, email marketing and website analytics
  • Able to manage multiple team members and projects simultaneously while staying organized and paying strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication, presentation, leadership and negotiation skills
  • Ability to function independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Comfortable managing within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Education and/or Experience
  • 5-7 years in a project management role
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field a plus
  • Digital agency experience a plus but not mandatory
  • PMP certification a plus but not mandatory

About Elevate:

Founded in 2003, Elevate is an independent experience design firm based in Chicago’s West Loop. Core agency expertise includes business and content strategy, user experience, information architecture, digital design and development. Elevate has worked with style brands including Lancôme USA, HanesBrands, Champion, L’Oréal Professionnel, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Mario Tricoci and Matrix.

We offer competitive compensation perks including:

  • Heavily subsidized Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Profit sharing bonus program
  • 401K Plan
  • Transportation Benefit
  • Term Life and LTD Benefit
  • 15 days paid vacation in your first year
  • Summer hour Fridays
  • A casual and fun work environment

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Elevate is an equal opportunity employer.