Project Manager2019-11-27T14:28:30-05:00

Position Details:

Salary: $26/hr (commensurate w/experience)
Type: 1 Year Contract, Full-Time with possibility of Full-Time Permanent
Location: Sudbury, ON
Updated: 11/27/2019

Skills:

  • Extraordinarily organized and detail-oriented.

  • Loves spreadsheets and is tech savvy (and a quick learner).

  • Strong multi-tasker and self-motivated.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Expertise and passion in people, budget and schedule management.

  • Graceful under pressure, yet comfortable in the “bad guy” role (prefers to embrace and resolve conflict and comfortable having tough conversations).

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in a similar “command central” project management role.

  • Experience within a creative environment.

  • Expert in writing proposals (or comparable business writing skills).

  • PMP certification considered an asset.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred – Not Required)

Responsibilities:

  • Write, manage and negotiate schedules, change orders, status reports.

  • Issue weekly status updates.

  • Direct management of all client relationships.

  • Schedule all client-related meetings/calls.

  • Obtain and coordinate any necessary deliverables and approvals from clients.

  • Attend any necessary client meetings and assist in client calls.

  • Create and distribute internal schedules and monitor/track staff and out-of-house resources to meet schedule.

  • Issue contractor agreements to all external partners, contractors and resources.

  • Prepare invoices for approval and submission to bookkeeper.

  • Assist in determining project fees for new business proposals.

  • Assist in updating social media and website with current projects and news.

  • Enter all hours (billable and non-billable) accurately in time-keeping system (completed daily by end of day).

  • Actively participate in weekly staff and project meetings and creative-led conversations.

  • Support Design de Plume’s overall culture, values and mission.

  • Contribute to an environment that is clean, efficient, professional, proactive, and team oriented.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Indigenous cultural knowledge and sensitivity considered an asset.

  • French basic spoken and written skills considered an asset.

  • Position looking to be filled immediately.

About Design de Plume Inc:

Design de Plume Inc. is a national, Indigenously-owned communication studio that uses design to address the creative needs of business and organizations throughout North America. Design de Plume Inc. aims to deliver innovative solutions that leverage user-friendly technology and authentic designs, while encouraging education and understanding about effective creative communication. Our clients include private companies, not-for-profit organizations, governments, First Nations, and communities, working on both short and long-term creative projects.

The Design de Plume team has a national reputation as a leader in Indigenous design and innovation.

Design de Plume is a fast paced work environment with tight deadlines on occasion. We have a supportive collaborative team to help each other with the work load. We also support autonomous problem solving and encourage our staff to create and express their own solutions.

We offer a competitive benefits package and pride ourselves on being an equal-opportunity employer. We especially encourage applications from Indigenous individuals to apply.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.