Junior Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Hours: 40 hours

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 p/a

People are our biggest asset. We can provide you with the skills and opportunity to develop and reach your full potential – what’s most important is that you’re a good fit and willing to learn. We know that there is no such thing as the perfect applicant with the complete set of skills. We believe in a challenger mindset at 5874 and if you feel that you could challenge and develop into this role, then we want to hear from you.

What we’re looking for from you:

We are looking for an experienced Junior Project Manager to join our fast-growing team here at 5874 Commerce. You will be working in the heart of Birmingham at a full service creative agency across a huge range of projects.

This position will work closely with a friendly and experienced team of Project and Account Managers, and will be part of large-scale eCommerce projects, seeing these through from initial brief to point of completion. You will need to have a strong analytical mindset, fantastic organisation and communication skills as well as great attention to detail.

Ideally, you will have at least 1 years’ of experience managing eCommerce projects, with a proven track record of managing and delivering multiple projects on time and simultaneously.

This is an office-based role with the possibility for flexible working. This position may involve travel to meet and spend time with our global clients.

Job Responsibilities

Managing several projects simultaneously with the support of project managers.
Ensure all projects are delivered on time and within budget.
Pitching project ideas, developing creative and technical briefs for the design and development teams.
Scope and manage projects to mitigate risks and manage client expectations.
Communicate the project goals effectively with clients as well as internal teams.
Keep track of project schedules, assess and resolve any risks or delays ahead of time.
Quality assess all work produced.

Essential Skills

Ability to analyse, plan, document and prioritise requirements.
Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines and change direction when required.
Comfortable using a range of software and tools for project management.
Previously worked with a wider team and are comfortable seeking guidance and input from senior members during projects when required.
Strong attention to detail, extremely organised and excellent communication skills.
Desire to learn new skills and develop your career.

Bonus Skills

Previous experience in a digital agency or similar fast-paced environment
Experience managing and delivering multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience and knowledge of the BigCommerce platform.
Understanding of eCommerce platforms, content management systems and the technical specifications that accompany them.
Previous experience using Jira.

Benefits

Mentoring, support and training where required in order to empower your career.
Opportunity for flexible working.
Workplace pensions.
Healthcare scheme.
20 days holiday a year rising one a year to a max of 25.
Day off on your birthday.
Free office snacks.
After 5 years with 5874, we reward people with a 4 week paid sabbatical to be used during that calendar year!

How to apply

Complete the application form below and upload your CV. If successful, we’ll be in touch to arrange an interview with you. Good luck!

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