Engagement Manager

  • I&CO
  • May 06, 2022
Full time Management Marketing

Job Description

I&CO, a business invention firm in New York, is looking for an Engagement Manager to join our team and grow with us.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and diversity is a core part of the values of our company. This directly impacts our ability to solve complex problems within our work in the most just way. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability—these have no influence on our hiring decisions.

You will:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients on the projects you own.
  • Be responsible for the project management process, including project planning, scoping, contract development, budgeting, resourcing, risk management, and project delivery. You will understand and consider different approaches to a project and choose/develop the best process to deliver the strongest work.
  • Work with clients to understand business objectives, clarify project requirements, manage expectations, and define next steps.
  • Collaborate with strategists, data scientists, designers, and engineers to concept, design, and deliver against product vision.
  • Contribute to the development of best practices and project processes, identifying and/or developing new tools for project management as needed.

This is a full-time position. We offer competitive compensation, a relaxed office environment and respect for individual contribution. We rely heavily on each other to deliver the best work possible.

To apply, please send a resume (or LinkedIn profile) and a short note.

Qualifications

You are:

  • A trusted partner to your teammates. They know you have their backs first and foremost.
    Accountable. You take full ownership of your work and you take responsibility for every last detail, every step of the way.
  • Curious. You have a wide-ranging intellect and are able to dig into and find excitement in business challenges across varying types of industries.
  • A great communicator. You are responsive, a strong writer, and an active listener. You pay attention to your team and client partners to ensure you understand and know what next steps to take based on their ideas and feedback.
  • Highly organized and efficient. You have an innate ability to multitask, appreciate urgency, and are consistently able to meet competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Calm under pressure. You meet problems head-on and view them as opportunities.
  • Comfortable interacting with clients at all levels.

You have:

  • 2+ years of experience managing clients and delivering a variety of project types including branding, service design, websites, digital products, and/or other UX/UI initiatives. Agency experience is ideal but not required.
  • Demonstrated project management skills. You can build a complex project plan, write scopes, and communicate clearly with internal and external teams on a regular basis.
    An understanding of the needs of designer and developer resources and are comfortable managing and motivating these individuals.
  • Expert knowledge of the digital product design/development process and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with and interest in project management tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Strong relationship-building skills.

Occupations

Account Management (Non-Commissioned), General-Other: Project-Program Management, Project Management