Project Management

Senior E-commerce Project Manager

New York, New York   |   Full Time

At Verbal+Visual, we craft considered e-commerce experiences for thoughtful brands. Brands that put people and product over profit and pollution. Brands that boldly tell their story, build community, and empower artisans. Brands that believe in the power of the collective. Together, we make commerce that matters.

Verbal+Visual is seeking a motivated Senior E-commerce Project Manager. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing complex client projects and ensuring client goals are exceeded through the delivery of high quality work on time and on budget. In addition, you will be tasked with helping shape and refine processes to ensure an efficient and effective Production department.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand the clients and project goals and articulate them clearly 

  • Work in tandem with strategy to create project plans and requirements documents and to see those plans through

  • Serve as the day-to-day contact for clients and cross-functional internal teams

  • Monitor day-to-day activities of project teams and ensure work is progressing as planned using tools such as Asana, Slack, Forecast and Harvest

  • Manage schedules, budgets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood, and executed upon

  • Manage resource assignments to the project, and proactively identify resource challenges

  • Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance

  • Consistently identify needs that clients may not recognize and ensure approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs

  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on client feedback

  • Communicate and document project status to clients, team members, and management on a regular basis; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels

  • Recap and create debriefs for every completed project; facilitate discussions on lessons learned and new knowledge gained; document properly and share

  • Have a strong understanding of Shopify and the Shopify CMS with the capacity to implement and manage content and educate the client on the system

  • Independently lead large scale, complex, e-commerce  migration and redesign projects from start to finish 

  • Identify areas of opportunity for efficiencies around process and put together relevant documentation and educational materials to help educate all relevant team members 

  • Ensure clients receive both high quality work and a high level of service at all times

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-year college or university.
  • 5+ years managing e-commerce projects from discovery and design to development and launch within a relevant agency or industry.
  • Problem solver and solutions oriented.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • An excellent attitude and a strong passion for your career!
  • Must live within commuting distance of Manhattan, New York.

Compensation and Benefits:

This career is a full-time position. Full benefits are included.

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