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On Site Project Manager

Forum One Communications is seeking a creative Project Manager with experience in managing web-based and print projects to support one of our clients onsite in Washington, DC. This is a 1099 contract position.

The successful candidate will be an experienced project manager, with a demonstrated ability to lead, support, and nurture diverse project teams. He/she will have a knack for working with others, and will also have the ability to develop lasting client relationships.

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What you’ll do:

  • Build customer confidence, you’ll be committed to increasing customer satisfaction, set achievable customer expectations, assume responsibility for solving customer problems, ensure commitments to customers are met.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand the client’s mission, audiences, activities, and programs.  With guidance/oversight from senior project management staff, communicate strategic opportunities and approaches to clients and build consensus among client and team.
  • Manage the schedule, scope, and budget on small-to-medium projects to achieve a high level of client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Identify and communicate key project goals, objectives, and timelines to the project team with guidance/oversight from senior project management staff.  Facilitate project team in translating client strategy into user stories with acceptance criteria and level of effort estimates.
  • Lead internal team meetings, provide clear communication about project requirements and processes while allowing appropriate autonomy for team members. Provides regular scope, budget, timeline updates to the team.
  • Track/adjust budgets throughout the project.  Accurately project staff resourcing for projects.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least three years of digital project management experience in an agency or government environment
  • Understanding of web technology, including web content management systems, collaboration tools, mobile, CSS, user experience concepts, and other topics relevant to our work.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Inherently motivated and organized.
  • Strong writing samples.

Why you’ll love it here:

  • All employees are owners
  • 401(k) match
  • 25 days paid time off to start
  • Flexible work hours
  • Killer benefits & professional development
  • Do work for amazing, world-changing clients you can check out here
  • Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones

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About Forum One:

Forum One is a full-service digital agency that works with mission-driven organizations to create the stunning designs, smart messaging, and custom-built technology tools they need to realize their goals and extend their influence in the areas they care about most.

We are headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with additional offices in Washington, DC and Seattle, WA. We work influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.