Part-Time Project Manager

Employment Opportunity

Rooted Rock Marketing is seeking a part-time, remote Project Manager to help evolve our agency to the next level. This is a unique opportunity to join a small team of passionate marketers in a quickly growing full-service agency.

Objectives of this Role

  • Work directly with all members of the team to ensure maximum performance while providing purpose, direction, and motivation

  • Lead project management from identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, timelines, and risk mitigation

  • Coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff

  • Analyze project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and cost allocations to ensure that the project team adheres to goals

  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes

Required Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Very high level of attention to detail

  • Very high level of organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task or shift focus quickly as needs arise

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • An ongoing desire to improve efficiencies and processes

  • Proficient in math

  • Previous experience with spreadsheets and excel calculations

  • Ability to quickly learn new technology and software through self-directed research and hands-on experimentation

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a variety of situations

  • Desire to help a small agency grow by being a partner in the organization’s general operations and strategy

  • Ability to supply your own computer (access to necessary 3rd party software and data will be provided)

Responsibilities:

  • Help develop internal process and organizational standards to assist business operations and internal efficiencies

  • Maintain compliance with processes across the team to manage scope over the project lifecycle, setting project quality and performance standards, and assessing and managing risk within, and across, multiple projects

  • Continuously evolve processes based on new technologies and internal workflows

  • Develop and maintain partnerships with outside resources—including third-party vendors, freelancers, and clients

  • Monitor and assign resources appropriately to streamline project efficiency and maximize deliverable outputs

  • Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed—escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans

  • Basic content writing and edits including how-to guides, general website content, report updates, contracts, etc.

Opportunities:

  • Learn and contribute to all aspects of marketing including digital, print, email, social, and PR

  • Work remotely from the comfort of your home

  • 15-30 hours per week with a flexible schedule

  • Actively contribute to the success of a rapidly growing agency

  • A full-time position may be available in the near future

Compensation:

  • $20/hour

Rooted Rock Marketing’s Core Values:

  1. Data Driven Strategies - Every decision should be based on real-life data relevant to the individual business at stake

  2. Ethical Tactics - Marketing should always be done utilizing ethical tactics

  3. Transparency - Communication and transparent reporting lead to stronger results

  4. Goal Focused Strategy - Marketing tactics should be focused on business goals, not just rankings

  5. Accountability - Always take responsibility for our results. Learn from our mistakes and our wins.

  6. Effective Communication - Respond to both changes in the industry and client inquiries quickly and thoughtfully.

Company Description:

With over 13 years of agency experience, Shelly Cihan founded Rooted Rock Marketing as a fully remote agency in 2020 during the height of the pandemic. Despite the economic challenges of the times, RRM has grown exponentially over the past two-plus years and currently serves clients from across the northeast US.

 

With a heavy focus on website optimization, SEO, analytics, and digital advertising, RRM’s services also include marketing strategy and consultation, brochure and print advertising, content writing, video and photography services, social media marketing, and email marketing. 

 

Rooted Rock Marketing maintains a diverse client base. This ensures ongoing opportunities if a specific sector is impacted by unavoidable environmental and/or cultural impacts. Current industries include wellness spas, real estate, senior living, healthcare, tourism, non-profits, and outdoor activity retailers.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Rooted Rock Marketing is a proud female-owned company that prides itself on Equal Employment Opportunities. We will never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disabilities, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

How to Apply:

Send your resume and cover letter to shelly@rootedrock.com.