Advantage Media Group has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with experience managing client service projects with a cross-functional team. Advantage works with top tier business professionals to position, promote, and market them as the Authority in their industry, community, or marketplace. The Project Manager should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, persuasive, supportive, and enjoy working collaboratively with others while advocating for Member goals and upholding execution standards.
The mission for the Project Manager (PM) is to coordinate the delivery of publishing and marketing projects, which includes working with editorial, graphic design, publicity, social media, content marketing, and web development teams. The PM serves as the project owner for their account team and is the responsible party for ensuring each account team member delivers their elements of the project on time. The PM works with the account team to provide necessary inputs for completion of work, track project expenses, forecast upcoming work, allocate resources, and keep projects up to date and moving forward. Additionally, the PM works within our Project Management system to track processes and documentation of the Member’s specific terms and goals. The PM requires familiarity with various process methodologies and experience creating or evaluating workflows for efficiencies. The PM will help create an “Enjoyable, Fun, and Prosperous membership experience” for each client. Success will be reflected by contributing to the company’s goal of books published per quarter and by a client’s retention and renewal in the Authority Marketing System/Branding Visibility and Marketing program.
The outcomes expected of this individual are:
Serve as a project manager for up to 50 simultaneous clients. Our c-level clients require precise execution of the publishing and marketing deliverables. You will organize, plan and manage the execution of deliverables with various internal team members. This requires excellent communication skills and an ability to manage changes in timing, budget and scope.
Ensure >95% project milestones are delivered on time to client. Manage the prioritization and workflow of all projects to ensure target timelines can be achieved. Communicate client details internally and externally to ensure projects are delivered on time.
Assist account team in retaining and engaging clients in our Authority Marketing System/Branding Visibility and Marketing program. Provide back end support to your account team in delivering an “Enjoyable, Fun, and Prosperous Membership experience.” Success will be reflected by a client’s retention in the Authority Marketing System/Branding Visibility and Marketing program.
Competencies (These are MUSTs):
Efficiency. Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
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
Positions are in our Charleston, SC office. Team Members are eligible for benefits package after a 3-month review.
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.
Advantage was proudly named one of the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Best Places to Work in South Carolina.