WizMotions.com is looking for a highly-motivated, skilled, and independent project manager to fill a full-time position to manage video projects being worked on by the entire wizMotions staff.
All employees and contract workers work from home offices and remote offices from various locations around the world. This position is the same as you will work from your home office or remote office.
The right individual will be working with a team of 8 artists, 3 video editors, 2 writers, and 4 other project managers, including a lead project manager.
The job entails ensuring your assigned projects are running smoothly, making progress, hitting deadlines, and making sure the final product we deliver to our client is fantastic. You will be the point of contact to the client while working with the wizMotions team on the video project.
This is a high-energy, fast moving position. At any given time you will be monitoring and managing up to 50 projects at the same time.
There are a few main components to the position: (1) Manage the projects assigned to you and working with the wizMotions team, (2) work directly with the clients (client relationship management), and (3) working with the rest of the team including owners and sales.
1. Manage project assigned to you and wizMotions team, you must:
-- Ensure tasks are assigned to the proper team member
-- Answer any questions presented from team members about the project and/or client. You will be the "go-to" for the writer, artist, and video editor working on the project.
-- Assist any of the artists with any questions they have regarding a project. This includes and is not limited to ideas about how scenes should look and be illustrated, help understanding a client request, etc.
-- Assist video editor with questions regarding client animation requests, process and procedures, and details about the video
-- Ensure deadlines are met for all assigned tasks
-- Ensure the quality of work from all wizMotions team members is outstanding
2. Client relationship management, you must:
-- Help set proper client expectations as well as ensure those expectations are met
-- Keep clients updated on progress of their project
-- Ensure client request and changes during the project are being handled properly
-- You must absolutely be comfortable talking with clients over the phone about their projects
-- 100% customer satisfaction is our #1 priority
3. Work closely with owners and sales
-- Sales team will be responsible for initial client contacts and orders. They will receive the orders from the client and then pass all necessary information to you to start the project.
-- Any questions or client issues that you are not sure of cannot handle should be escalated to the lead project manager.
Training: You will be trained for at least 2 weeks by "shadowing" team members and going through one-on-one training from the other projects members and/or owners. You will work closely with them to understand daily activities and processes.
After training period you will begin managing projects one-by-one. As time goes on and you are more comfortable, more and more projects will be under your supervision.
The skills necessary for the job include the ability to manage many things at once, high-level organizational skills, team management, client relationship management, knowledge of video and video marketing, internet marketing, copywriting, and project management. Knowledge of Basecamp, an online project management system, is a plus.
Other requirements: College degree is recommended though not a requirement. You will be working on a PC entirely, so obvious technical experience is a must. You must know your way around your computer and be able to easily learn new things. Previous experience with animation and/or video production is recommended
Salary is commensurate with experience and skills. The budget included in this posting is the average monthly salary. Your offer could be more or less depending on your experience and skills. This is a contractor 1099 position. In your application please state your desired salary no matter how low or high.