Advantage Media Group has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager – New Ventures with expertise and experience in marketing and account management. The idea individual has a broad skillset and experience in working in both a client-facing and task-driven positions. Advantage works with top tier business professionals to position, promote, and market them as the thought leader and expert in their industry, community, or marketplace.
The mission for the Project Manager (PM) is to coordinate and plan the client onboarding process and the delivery of all New Ventures initiatives within Advantage. New Ventures are defined as new products and services that Advantage has chosen to execute that work to solidify our standing as an authority within the full-service publishing category. The Project Manager will be involved in a variety of account and project management functions and will interact with many facets of client interactions underneath the New Venture umbrella.
The outcomes expected of this individual are:
Serve as a Point of Contact for Our New Venture Members. Our c-level clients require precise execution of the marketing deliverables in our Authority Marketing System. You will organize, plan and manage the execution of deliverables. This requires excellent communication skills and an ability to manage changes in timing, budget and scope.
Assist Account Teams in Retaining and Engaging Clients. Provide back end support to account teams in delivering an “Enjoyable, Fun, and Prosperous Membership experience.”
Organize and Manage Events. Provide end to end support for quarterly events. This includes the logistics of the events as well as being a point of contact for attendee questions.
Ensure a Retention Rate of > 90%. Retention rates of clients should be supported at a rate greater than 90% to the full term of the contract.
Support a > 50% Renewal Rate. Ensure clients are re-signing contacts at a rate greater than 50% of the time.
Competencies (These are MUSTs):
Excellent communication skills. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains a standard in all forms of written communication, including email.
Executive presence. Articulate communicator (both written and verbal), polished and impressive in front of an audience of co-workers, clients, or prospects.
Analytical skills. Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
Efficiency. Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
Listening skills. Let’s others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints.
Creativity and Innovation. Generates new and innovative approaches to problems.
Attention to Detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
High Standards. Expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best.
Flexibility/Adaptability. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
Teamwork. Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
Preferred Skills and Experiences:
Must have PASSION for Project Management. A proven track record of success in managing projects is a MUST
Must be EXTREMELY detail oriented, able to multi-task and meet deadlines
Must be resourceful and able to overcome obstacles on his/her own
Superior communication skills, including written and verbal
Flexibility to change and adapt to new processes, with a problem-solving mindset
4-year degree required
Advantage is an entrepreneurial, high growth company with opportunity for advancement and lots of upward mobility. Professional development programs offered. We offer great Vacation/PTO benefits, a great Medical/Dental program, 401K program with company contribution and other nice perks. We highly value and respect our Team Members.
Positions are in our Charleston, SC office. Team Members are eligible for benefits package after a 3-month review.