Project Manager

Position Overview

The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to manage client campaigns through the project lifecycle, including scoping proposals and timelines, creating estimates, as well as managing budgets and work-back schedules.  The PM works closely with the agency’s Creative and Account Management teams to assure on-time delivery of all client campaigns. 

The PM works closely with vendors/contractors, managing them within scope and budget, as well as assuring their deliverables are executed on-quality and on-time. An effective problem solver on a day-to-day basis, the PM must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities.  This position requires a collaborative, customer service and team-oriented approach with a solid understanding of our company goals and values. 

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Essential Functions
  • You are responsible for the consistent successful facilitation of program(s) from estimation and project initiation, through launch and maintenance, through oversight or hands-on management of deliverables
  • You love project management software; bonus points if you are familiar with Basecamp and/or Workamajig
  • You’re a natural multi-tasker comfortable managing multiple projects on-quality, on-time and on-budget
  • Manage vendors and freelancers, issuing POs and ensuring that all deliverables meet expectations
  • Monitor project budgets and schedules daily
  • Identify and proactively resolve any deliverables that might fall behind schedule
  • Manage tactical quality of all Client deliverables (proofreading, confirming deliverable specifications, etc.)
  • Comfortable with remote management and teamwork -- maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet company core values
  • Works closely with the accounting department on:
    • Comparing vendor invoices to issued POs and resolving any differences
    • Revenue Recognition
    • Billing/Payment Schedules
    • Forecasting etc.
Behaviors & Key Accountabilities


  • Salary dependent on experience



  • We are a certified B Corporation. We believe business has an obligation to do good in its community, treat employees with respect, and tread lightly on our planet.
  • We are grateful to live in such a naturally beautiful place and work with community non-profits to make life better for all San Diegans
  • We are a work-from-home team, and when it’s safe again, we’ll find a place where we can meet to collaborate and enjoy each other’s company. Meantime, we Zoom every day and meet for socially distanced gatherings to stay connected.
Qualifications & Education

The Project Manager should be proficient in Basecamp, Dropbox, Zoom, Slack, Microsoft Word, Excel, Keynote, Powerpoint

  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Proven track record of managing multiple projects and vendors, clients, and team members
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for the advertising industry

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Job Code: 2020-0005
Job Title: Project Manager
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