Senior WordPress Project Manager is a family-owned web design, development, and digital marketing agency with a passionate belief in the power of technology to positively transform business practices. Our focus is on helping customers grow and achieve success in the digital space. We cover a variety of different industries, including eCommerce, associations & nonprofits, government, healthcare, sports & entertainment, transportation, and more. The company was recently named by Built in Chicago as one of the best places to work and to's list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies for the past eight years.

An WordPress Project Manager is assigned to lead a project at the time of a signed contract and is responsible for the success of the project through the system development lifecycle. They act as the primary liaison between the team and our client. The project manager plays a key role in cementing the long-term partnership we seek to establish with all of our clients.

The engagements our project managers lead will vary significantly. This makes the role exciting and rewarding as our project managers are exposed to compelling challenges across different industries, different technologies, and will partner with an incredible team across varying skillsets. Our project managers are responsible for managing our project budgets, communicating with our clients, our project timelines, mitigating project risks, blockers and escalations, tracking and measuring project status, managing scope, ensuring we produce quality deliverables, and controlling the work in progress. Communication, teamwork, passion, pride, adaptability, proactivity, ownership, organization, resourcefulness and positivity are all key to being a successful project manager.

There is no typical day for a project manager as they spend time on different activities such as preparing for kickoff meetings, organizing backlogs, sprint planning, attending daily scrums, taking notes in client meetings, building and automating status reports, collaborating with the team, reviewing design prototypes, reviewing completed functionality and more.

  • Client facing, project management of custom website projects
  • Prioritize and breakdown the project into executable tasks
  • Conduct kickoff meetings with clients
  • Gather design requirements and work with a team to complete designs or prototypes
  • Manage the project schedule and timeline
  • Present deliverables and review to gain approval from multiple stakeholders
  • Manage communication with our clients through status calls, emails, and weekly status reports
  • Manage the project budget, scope, backlog, and change request process
  • Research, gather, analyze, document, develop and validate functional requirements for web solutions with project stakeholders
  • Translate user requirements into system requirements, process flows, wireframes, mockups, etc.
  • Understand how system capabilities can be used to meet our client's business objectives
  • Act as a liaison between our customers and our development team
  • Ensure best practices are followed throughout project lifecycle
  • Timely completion and archiving of projects
  • Self-motivated
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Desire to learn new technologies
  • Ability to meet internal and client deadlines
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at once
  • Familiarity and/or experience with some project management tools
  • Able to manage own workload, take initiative, and assume responsibility for tasks
  • Experience with project management tools like Jira, Confluence or Smartsheet is a plus provides its employees with an energetic work environment and opportunities to further develop their skills. Our dedication to growing our development team is how we can produce excellent sites and applications for our clients. We do all of this while maintaining a family value focus and pushing for a good work-life balance. We offer a generous compensation and benefits package.

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