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Digital Project Manager

Location: Chicago or Vancouver

Department: Operations

Overview of Opportunity

Cardinal Path is a leading digital analytics and marketing firm focused on delivering insight, understanding and outcomes that create competitive advantage for our clients.  We engage at the strategic, business, and technical levels to generate tangible and quantifiable value for our partners.

Described as “analytics ninjas” by Forrester Research, we have experience up and down the Business Intelligence stack to include deploying and integrating leading analytics platforms, dashboards, tag management, and statistical analysis technologies.  In addition to our digital intelligence services, we offer digital marketing and training services that empower confident investment in the digital space through data-driven decision-making.  Our clients include brands such as Mercedes-Benz USA, Merck, Papa Johns, US Cellular, NPR, MSNBC, DeVry and hundreds of others.

Job Description

Working closely and cross-functionally in the Cardinal Path Team, the Project Manager plays a pivotal role in helping to deliver digital media and analytics services. This position requires the ability to supervise multiple projects and requires a general technical background, strong business knowledge and very strong project management skills. It is extremely important for this person to possess excellent people skills to routinely interact with team members as well as external clients. The Project Manager should be driven to improve processes and technology within the organization.

The work is varied and challenging and you must enjoy and thrive in a busy, deadline driven environment. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the development and tracking of integrated project plans. Adapts and applies the delivery approach to meet project objectives and client business drivers. Establishes and maintains project communications.
  • Oversees project estimations. Oversees the development of project deliverables. Establishes and maintains processes to manage scope throughout the project lifecycle.

Project Management

Champions project management best practices across the organization:

  • Establishes standard reports for project teams and clients
  • Establishes PM procedures for project teams including project start, execution, completion and review
  • Provides an infrastructure of constant health performance monitoring
  • Establishes project post mortem procedure
  • Ensures repeatable processes are in place and documented
  • Works with Client Services department to ensure consistent customer-focused delivery

Serves as lead project manager on enterprise client engagements

  • Ensures team is meeting established timeline and goals
  • Systematically tracks project tasks
  • Provides accurate time and resourcing estimates for existing and upcoming engagement

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years’ experience in digital media/marketing/analysis in a project manager or account manager role
  • Experience delivering digital media projects
  • Familiarity with website analytics (Google Analytics, Omniture, Coremetrics, etc), Klipfolio, Tag management systems
  • Ability to prioritize project deliverables and incident handling across organization
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently in meeting deadlines

 Our Company

We are a fast-growing, leading marketing company with offices in the U.S. and Canada. We offer our employees competitive wages, flexible benefits, an awesome culture and the satisfaction of seeing a positive impact on our clients’ bottom line.

Cardinal Path is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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