Marketing Project Manager
Monday, September 8th, 2014
||August 8th, 2014
||August 8th, 2014
Not your everyday marketing project manager position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work with intelligent people in an exciting environment where every month is different.
Marketing Project Manager
Additional positions for specialists. Tell us your strengths in your cover letter and we will go from there.
Other Positions: We are also hiring for other positions (technical-project manager, business analyst, account manager, infrastructure analyst, software developer). You may apply for multiple positions separately. If you know someone in any of these areas, please do them a
quick and friendly favour by letting them know about this posting.
Full time and permanent
Fast moving in terms of variety of work and expectations.
Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others).
90% internal marketing projects (for multiple product lines), 10% client billable marketing projects
Gain valuable career experience in a variety of project types (for example: launching advertising campaigns, PR, website rebuilds, event planning).
Gain experience with both small and large projects.
Responsible for coordinating the internal team (consisting of graphic designer, marketing data analyst, PR, writers, and management), enforcing project budget and timelines, lead meetings, quality auditing of deliverables from all team members, and purchasing.
Help each department brainstorm to get rolling or tweak results.
If you have a specialized skill in a particular department, participate in those parts of the project directly.
Encouraged to contribute ideas for new projects, with final project selections made by the marketing board.
Will get to know our brand over the long-term to produce deep insight wow results that continue our brand's fast growth.
Example Project: The marketing board determines they want to launch a monthly newsletter and what the main goal and focus will be. You will decide reasonable timelines and the order that team members will get involved. You coordinate with PR to write first articles and brainstorm with them, you find other newsletters we can use to compare quality against, coordinate with graphic designer to do a layout, coordinate with IT and the data analyst for tracking analytics tools, help data analysts decide on success metrics, quality control to ensure everything is of highest quality and the goals are being met, present deliverables to management for signoff, coordinate gathering of stats and feedback from readers, and report on the results and ways to improve for the next edition.
Does not involve constant time-constrainted projects for clients where the budget does not allow for amazing wow results.
Does not involve wasteful bureaucracy or wasteful processes.
Good instinct and critical eye for assessing what is great quality or mediocre quality of all aspects of a project.
Great communication skills.
Gets deeply involved with challenges and will persevere at length to achieve victory.
Takes pride in work.
No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit and potential rather than formalities.
Nice To Have:
Ability to see opportunities for improvement everywhere.
Pragmatic approach to balancing perfectionism with getting the job done.
Strong technical skills.
A side-skill in a particular area of marketing where you can contribute as a specific department's team member on occasion.
Experience working as a project manager at a creative agency of some kind.
About The Work Environment:
All of the below apply to our Edmonton headquarters, satellite offices may vary.
Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
A smaller company culture even though we are a mid-sized company.
We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
Private hammock room for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you did not sleep well last night.
Private 2nd/3rd floor patio for outdoor breaks with a view.
An example of our culture: Everyone eats lunch together in the sofa room, and even the quiet types love it.
Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, etc).
Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
Free onsite massage therapy.
Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
About The Company:
Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton with small satellite offices in Calgary, Toronto, Vancouver, and Saskatoon.
Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500).
Stable and well diversified.
Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include an event
ticketing system (used by the City of Edmonton and various folk music festivals), small mobile software tools, business software, and Pleasant Password Server (the server for a popular product known as Keepass).
An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor dozens of WorldVision children).
What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
Apply online today at https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com
Even if you do not have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
Please do not apply via email, use only the link above to apply.