Assistant Project Manager

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Metric Marketing is looking for an organized, resourceful, and detail-oriented individual with strong communication skills to join our team as an Assistant Project Manager. As an Assistant Project Manager, you will be working with the Lead Project Manager to plan, organize and manage projects for Metric Marketing and its clients.

This position requires collaboration with the Lead Project Manager, Marketing Director, and Account Managers to properly onboard clients, communicate project statuses, and manage resources for client accounts.

A Little About Metric Marketing

We’re a growing agency.

The environment is fast-paced, and every day is different. We’re constantly brainstorming new ways to grow our business and drive results for our clients. As part of a growing agency, you’ll be presented with the opportunity to wear multiple hats and learn about topics that are outside your job role. If that sounds exciting to you, keep reading.

This isn’t a corporate environment.

It’s more similar to a startup, fueled by coffee and camaraderie. Our culture is one of joy and we are driven by making an impact in the lives of everyone we encounter. As such, we have high standards for our team and clients. Every relationship we have is built upon mutual respect, trust, and transparency. Being a good teammate means knowing when to ask for help, listening for the little details, and putting others’ needs above your own. Placing yourself on a pedestal is not rewarded here. We only progress if we’re all heading in the same direction, and we can only rise by lifting others.

We trust our team.

From your first day on our team, we will trust you and treat you like an adult. Micromanagement does not exist here; however, this type of treatment comes with great responsibility. You will be expected to take initiative, follow through on your commitments, exceed expectations, and be an all-around amazing team member. Your success or failure is up to you, and your future is yours to shape.

Assistant Project Manager Job Summary

Who We Are Looking For

  • Someone who is self-aware, humble, hard-working, and a great communicator
  • Someone who takes initiative, while also knowing when to ask for help
  • Someone who doesn’t stop at “good enough,” but instead and goes the extra mile to ensure clients are well cared for
  • Impeccable adherence to deadlines
  • Someone with a go-getter attitude: ability to work within a team, but comfortable working independently
  • Someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Someone who is comfortable dealing with ambiguity
  • Must have the ability to independently prioritize workload in order to effectively manage multiple assignments with contending priorities and tight deadlines
  • Someone who is very detail-oriented and a great note taker

Required Skills:

  • Prior experience in Project Management or Account Management
  • Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization, Advertising and Digital Marketing practices
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, strategically, and identify and resolve problems
  • Knowledge of the Teamwork Project Management platform is a plus

Expectations

  • This is a part-time position that evolves into a full-time position
  • Compensation is salaried/fixed
  • Must be readily available during office hours via email, Slack, and Teamwork

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in business, communications, management, marketing or related field
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong familiarity with an advertising or marketing agency environment
  • Remote work is okay, but we prefer candidates who can come into our Ann Arbor office in person

How to Apply:

  • Email your resume and a cover letter to careers@metricmarketing.com
  • Format subject as: “Assistant Project Manager – [Insert Name]”

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