09 Jun 2013 by Gene Smith
We’re Hiring a Project Manager

We are a busy design/consulting firm with clients in Alberta, B.C. and Ontario. We’re looking for a project manager to help keep our projects on track, our budgets under control, and our clients happy.

Ideal Candidate

As our ideal candidate, you…

  • love working with people
  • take pride in keeping things organized and moving forward
  • are good with numbers, spreadsheets, plans and schedules
  • can communicate clearly and effectively, in writing and in a meeting

Job Duties

  • Manage schedules and workflow for projects
  • Work with the project team to define project schedules
  • Create plans, status reports, and other project deliverables
  • Monitor project budgets throughout the project lifecycle
  • Plan and organize events
  • Assist with proposals, marketing, social media and other promotional activities

Other Requirements

  • College or university degree
  • Highly organized and able to see the big picture
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong grasp of web and mobile technologies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • 2 – 3 years experience managing interactive projects in an agency, marketing department, consulting firm or similar environment
  • Able to work from our downtown Edmonton office

What We Offer

  • competitive salary
  • company smartphone (or equivalent allowance if you already have your own)
  • fully-paid health benefits package for you and your family
  • creative and flexible work environment
  • unique opportunity to work with interesting clients on challenging projects

How to Apply

Send your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience to careers [at] nform.com. Be sure to include links to your blog, online portfolio, twitter and/or tumblr accounts if they’re relevant. No calls, please.

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