Digital Project Manager

Digital Production
FLSA Status
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

Company Overview/Job Summary


Merkley+Partners is an agency without boundaries. We have a long standing history with our clients, employees, and business partners in the industry and value our stellar reputation. We are a unique and fun group of passionate and committed individuals whose talent is world-class.


Please ensure you meet the minimum job requirements for this position prior to posting your resume for consideration.


The Digital Project Manager/Producer is responsible for the development, execution and maintenance of a wide-range of digital projects for multiple clients, including site builds/maintenance and email campaigns and deployments.  This position collaboratively works with clients, general account teams, creatives, developers and external vendors to determine and document project objectives and requirements necessary to establish and manage project scope.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plans, schedules and controls project activities toward defined scope and objectives, while applying technical and project management skills to satisfy project requirements.
  • Creates detailed project requirements (business, creative, multimedia, technology, etc.) through working sessions and meetings with all departments.
  • Ensures that issues and risks are captured, documented, managed, escalated and resolved in a timely and effective manner.
  • Actively participates in team QA by creating, prioritizing and assigning QA tickets, tracking progress, escalating when appropriate, and resolving issues by approval.
  • Supervises Digital Project Manager and Account Coordinator in their direct responsibility for development of digital projects within approved plans 
  • Maintain and effectively apply a strong knowledge of technologies and implementation considerations related to the delivery and operations of digital based solutions in a team environment.


Required Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an agency environment
  • Strong familiarity with basic web technologies (html, css, php, javascript) as needed to manage developers on website builds and maintenance
  • Expertise on best practices in web development, including UX, accessibility and design
  • Familiarity with database strategies and CRM planning is a plus
  • Expertise in QA and testing procedures
  • Some knowledge of hosting/serving configurations
  • Able to facilitate and lead client presentations
  • Experience using various ESPs and data management platforms
  • Interest in and awareness of trends and best practices in the digital space
  • Working knowledge of Adobe design suite a plus
  • Great critical thinking and interpersonal skills exhibiting excellent written and oral Cmmunication skills, talent for organization, collaboration, and presentation.
  •  Strong communication skills
  • Position requires candidates to work independently and as part of a team with the ability to multi-task in a demanding environment, while remaining client-focused
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

Working Conditions

  • Professional fast-paced advertising agency work environment 
  • Sit at desk/computer for long periods of time 
  • Must be able to work late when worloads or client dictates require
  • Must be able to lift weights up to 15 pounds.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the right of the company to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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