Project & Staffing Manager
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 30 2021


About the Organization:

Purpose builds and supports movements to advance the fight for an open, just, and habitable world. They use public mobilization and storytelling to help leading organizations, activists, businesses, and philanthropies engaged in this fight, and they create campaigning labs and new initiatives that can shift policies and change public narratives when it matters most.

Position: Project & Staffing Manager


Project Management - As a Project and Staffing Manager, you will manage the day-to-day communication and operational aspects of a number of projects. Your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all tactical or operational questions about the project within Purpose, from clients, and from vendors/freelancers.

  • Create and maintain detailed timelines / work plans for all project deliverables and key milestones; hold delivery teams (i.e. strategy, campaigns, creative, freelancers, vendors) accountable to project plans.

  • Track project budget finances and staff hours consistently and accurately based on time management system (10,000FT) within project budget tracker spreadsheets.

  • Identify stakeholders and attendees for crucial recurring and ad-hoc discussions; capture meeting notes and escalate communications (as needed) between Client and Purpose teams to align on expectations, roles, goals, and solutions for roadblocks.

  • Deliver project status updates to internal teams and clients jointly with the Project Lead(s).

  • Support the Project Lead(s) in preparing project kickoffs, weekly client check-ins, and pause and reflect sessions to identify and capture recommendations for future execution.

  • Own the coordination of Project Start / Midpoint / Close meetings with Managing Director, VP of Finance, Project Principal and Project Lead.


They think you will be a successful candidate if you:

  • 7+ years of work experience in a fast-paced, agency environment (i.e. professional services, creative agencies, consulting) or advocacy environment, demonstrating a consistent ability to deliver against project plans on time and on budget.

  • Ability to be diplomatic and solutions-oriented under stress; demonstrate impeccable communication skills (written/verbal) and interpersonal skills (listening/empathy)

  • Excellent track record of time management, systems organization, and follow-up

  • Agility and flexibility towards evolving responsibilities and last minute project changes

  • A confident facilitator to coordinate discussions between multiple internal stakeholders (such as an interdisciplinary team of different specialists across different geographies)

  • Collaborative and inclusive about working with global teams that are from diverse backgrounds

  • Critical thinker, have high integrity, a team player with hands-on attitude, and a passionate problem-solving spirit

  • Proficiency in creating spreadsheets and using word-processing programs (primarily in Google Suites)

How to apply

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