Layup Content | Project Manager


Type Of Work:
Freelance/Part-time
Location:
Denver, CO
Date Posted:
September 1, 2021


Description

Project Manager (Freelance)

Layup Content is a content marketing agency in Denver that is improving how finance communicates, helping clients tell better stories, create better content and more organically engage with their customers and investors. As former journalists, we partner with VCs, private equity firms, banks, fintechs and more to turn their expertise into thought leadership content that drives real growth.

We are looking for a Project Manager (Freelance, 100% remote, 10-15 hours per week) who will serve as the point-person in charge of assigned projects within the agency and the bridge between account and creative teams. You will ensure the scope of each client project is sound, report regularly on project progress and ensure that everything is on schedule and within budget.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Coordinate internal and external resources for the flawless execution of projects
* Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
* Assist in developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility
* Ensure resource availability and proper allocation from our existing bench
* Develop detailed project plan to track progress and completion for each client
* Schedule project kickoff meeting and project status meetings with key stakeholders
* Oversee client onboarding process
* Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
* Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques and report to stakeholders
* Provide clear and constant communication throughout the process
* Maintain comprehensive project documentation
* Always looking to reevaluate and improve processes to increase efficiencies

Required Skills:

* At least 2 years project management experience in an agency setting
* Experience with project management software and systems
* Experience in managing digital marketing projects, including content marketing
* An understanding of common digital marketing reporting and tracking tools such as Google Analytics, etc
* Excellent communication skills
* Natural problem solver
* Personally organized and accountable with ability to remain cool under deadline and client pressure

The Ideal Candidate:
* Experience working with content marketing agencies
* Experience with common website hosting platforms including WordPress, Webflow, Wix, etc (ex. can navigate through the admin area, understand how taxonomies work)
* Experience with Kanban boards & agile methodologies
* Experience managing and (bonus points for this) setting up common project management software platforms
* Strong understanding of digital marketing KPIs and how to track and report on them for clients
* Comfortable jumping between client needs, agency projects and more

Reports To:
Chief Strategist

Compensation:
$55-$75 / per hour
10-15 hours per week to start

How To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

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