Digital & Social Media Project Manager (140 views)

Cape Town
April 21, 2017

We are looking for a mid-level project manager to manage our key Clients’ social and digital projects. We understand that whilst you might not have experience in all the areas, you have an aptitude for business, management, budgeting and analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all stakeholders (inside and outside the company) and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Costing accurately based on the scope
  • Co-ordinating internal resources (within the division and within the group) as well as third parties for the flawless execution of projects
  • Developing a detailed project plan to track progress accurately
  • Ensuring all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation to the projects
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with Client Service and all other stakeholders
  • On more complex projects, direct Client contact relationships to be nurtured and maintained
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/suppliers
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a digital and/or social project manager
  • In-depth knowledge of web-based and social technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail, retention of complex information and multi-tasking
  • Good understanding of people
  • Master at managing conflict
  • Solutions driven
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience on Chase

Nice to Haves

  • Qualification in project management
  • Experience in an advertising and/or digital agency
  • A fairly thick skin

What kind of person are we looking for?

This is a high pressure environment, but you are the calmest person in the room at all times. You are the centre that holds the team together. Your can-do attitude will allow us to produce awesome work. Your attention to detail will make sure we don’t miss anything. Your speed and accuracy allow us to be first with the most accurate costing and proposal. Your technical knowledge makes sure that our projects don’t fail when put to the test. You are the one person that thinks of a solution when all other say it can’t be done. Above all, you are so organised that you write your dog a to-do list when you leave in the morning. You love dogs.

Salary: Negotiable

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