Careers

Project Manager

Are you a project manager who is passionate about using online communication tools and digital strategies to help change the world? Join Forum One and help us build web solutions for organizations doing important work around the world!

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What you’ll do:

  • Build customer confidence, be committed to increasing customer satisfaction, set achievable customer expectations, assume responsibility for solving customer problems, ensure commitments to customers are met.
  • Demonstrate 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 projects to achieve a high level of client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Identify and communicate key project goals, objectives, and timelines to 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.
  • Identify project risks/issues and mitigation strategies.
  • Lead internal team meetings, provides clear communication about project requirements and process while allowing appropriate autonomy for team members. Provides regular scope, budget, timeline updates to team.
  • Assist with client trainings on how to use systems, including helpful technology- and product-specific tips and tricks.
  • Track/adjust budgets throughout project.  Accurately project staff resourcing for projects.

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least five years of digital project management experience in an agency or government environment
  • Understanding of web technology, including web content management systems such as WordPress, Drupal or, Python/Django, 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; Seattle, WA; and Cologne, Germany. We work with influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.

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