Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

We are hiring a Project Manager with 3-10 years experience to manage design and ecommerce projects in our Halifax, Nova Scotia office. If this sounds like the next step for you, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

This is a salaried full-time position. Digital agency experience, or experience working with Shopify is preferred but not required (you can learn this on the job). We will consider candidates interested in relocating to Halifax, Nova Scotia – but no telecommuting.

Position

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads organizational processes, protocols, practices
  • Manages scope, schedule, and budget to deliver projects profitably
  • Serves as primary point of contact for clients for both new projects and ongoing support
  • Schedules, coordinates all phases (from inception to completion) of new project/maintenance tasks with Project Team
  • Manages internal and external resources, and is responsible for the profitability
  • Plans and leads meetings (internal and with clients) covering tactical and project/scheduling details
  • Establishes and grows expert level knowledge of ecommerce, modern web standards, and industry trends
  • Provides ad hoc administrative support to designers, engineers, sales as schedule permits
  • Analyzes internal processes on ongoing basis to look for ways to improve efficiency, quality, team dynamics
  • Documents all ongoing job process intelligence for future reference
  • Creates regular content for the Able Sense blog, and edits content submissions from other team members
  • Manages semi-regular updates to the company’s social media presence

For new projects

  • Gathers all project summary, other client background
  • Creates project kickoff documentation
  • Schedules and leads project kickoff meeting with client and other pertinent personnel
  • Provides UX leadership and best practices throughout project
  • Documents all meeting interactions, follows through with summary to client, and project team; collects all assets necessary from client
  • Initiates internal creative/project brief document to be shared with project team
  • Creates Project schedule with checkpoints, coordinates with management to properly staff project team
  • Schedules, co-leads (with Design team member) creative presentation meetings
  • Communicates regularly with client, management, and project team to ensure scheduling milestones are met
  • Facilitates content and technical project if skills/schedule permit
  • Manages website quality assurance and site launch process; print project proof/fulfillment process, plus all other media fulfillment processes
  • Trains clients on basic editing and content management

For maintenance tasks/requests

  • Documents, analyzes, parses new projects and maintenance requests before assigning to project team.
  • For simple content updates, offers advice and/or assistance to the client.
  • For more complex tasks, confers with management and/or developer to evaluate best approach (may mean pushing back on client request)
  • Manages quality assurance, and task fulfillment

Required Skills

  • Proposal writing
  • Budgeting and estimating professional services work
  • Communication with clients and internal team
  • Planning and running project meetings
  • Managing scope, schedule, budget, time tracking for multiple projects
  • Experience with billing and responsibility for project profitability
  • Experience with Shopify is an asset but not required (we can teach you)
  • Experience using SaaS for project management, time tracking, and billing

Company

Able Sense is full service ecommerce agency helping merchants grow with Shopify Plus.

We are a fully-integrated team offering:

  • Ecommerce strategy and action plans
  • Multi-channel Shopify implementations
  • Brand strategy and execution
  • Email marketing
  • Custom Shopify app development
  • Training
  • Web design and development for Shopify ecommerce
  • Copywriting and editing for the web
  • Photography and video production
  • Shopify POS setup
  • Analytics

Benefits

  • 15 vacation days plus 13 stat holidays
  • 4 extra-long weekends
  • Employer sponsored life, disability, health, and dental plan
  • Fun, challenging projects for interesting clients focused on growth
  • An inspiring, comfortable and social office in Halifax
  • A team of smart, hard-working people who know how to have fun too
  • Quarterly Shopify meetups where you will have an opportunity to present
  • Free coffee and tea
  • We invest in our team and aim to provide anything you need to expand and nurture your skills including training and equipment. We also reward talent and leadership skills, with a clear promotion path for those who excel.

Compensation

$50,000.00 - $60,000.00

Take Your Next Step

We will contact candidates who follow this application process, and have the skills and experience we are looking for.