VisionPoint Marketing Director of Project Management in Raleigh
, North Carolina VisionPoint Marketing is seeking a Project
Management maven to lead our newly formed and growing project
management team as the Director of Project Management. Building
strong partnerships across multi-disciplinary teams, the Director
is ultimately accountable for being a champion for great work,
leading great people and balancing the perfect alignment of
superior consultation with business goals. The Director will create
and implement consistent, quality processes for project management
that deliver exceptional work on time, on budget and on strategy,
serving clients who are not only satisfied but ecstatic about the
quality of our deliverables and partnerships. This is an exciting
opportunity for someone with proven project management and
leadership skills within an agency environment to step in and
develop the team and its processes to help the organization run at
peak efficiency. The Director will be our eye in the sky over all
of our projects ensuring they are running smoothly and soundly
under the care of our attentive project managers, while also
managing a small portfolio of their own complex projects. The
Director of Project Management will report directly to the Vice
President of Client Services and will work closely with our
Controller to ensure financial and KPI alignment, planning and
What You?ll Do
Provide forward-thinking leadership on people planning, project
profitability, cross-team process implementation and other
Optimizing our approach to project management, including status
reports, vendor management, budgeting, people-sourcing and project
Cast a vision and set measurable project completion goals for
the Project Management team (in relationship to the larger company
vision / goals) and lead the team to accomplish those goals.
Define and implement KPIs within the Project Management team to
clearly define and meet success metrics for Project Managers
Lead weekly team meetings to identify, discuss and solve team
Lead the recruiting, hiring and training process for new Project
Manage the individual growth, professional development and
performance of each direct report.
Actively support direct reports by mentoring, problem-solving,
overcoming obstacles and serving as a first-level escalation point
for helping to resolve project issues.
Actively participate in identifying, raising and solving
company-wide issues in pursuit of our vision and goals.
Working with clients and internal teams to set and exceed client
expectations, while producing consistently exceptional
Oversee the continuous improvement, development and
implementation of project management and operational processes to
drive more efficient production, smoother collaboration, and
clearer communication between our team and our clients to ensure
the highest quality work.
Mentor and manage Project Managers to remain accountable to
successfully and consistently follow established processes.
Ensure healthy and efficient people-sourcing across
Manage the financial profitability of projects by closely
monitoring project KPIs as established through team and
Own, improve and train others on the use of our project
management software and other tools to manage the company?s
cross-functional production across our full breadth of
Lead cross-functional company meetings on a weekly basis to
ensure Project Managers, Account Managers, Account Directors,
Strategists, Team Leads and SMEs are prepared to manage and execute
on productive priorities across the full breadth of VisionPoint?s
Calmly troubleshoot issues, anticipate challenges and define
solutions for all internal and external stakeholders.
Contribute as a subject matter expert in strengthening and
executing the company?s cross-functional processes.
Manage a small portfolio of especially complex or strategically
challenging projects, thereby contributing directly to our clients?
success while demonstrating the company?s standard for exceptional
The ideal candidate would possess the following skills,
interests and experience.
Bachelor?s degree in Business, Marketing or a related field
A minimum 7+ years of project management experience in an agency
setting, with 2+ years of supervisory management experience of a
team of direct reports.
Expert project manager with proven success managing
multidisciplinary, complex projects in a marketing, technical
and/or creative context. Project management certifications are
Experience interfacing with both clients and internal teams to
ensure proper expectations are set and the project is successful
for both parties
Demonstrate solid leadership, confidence and teamwork, with
expert-level decision-making skills. Ability to motivate and manage
others to achieve measurable goals.
Experience with Mavenlink a huge plus
Exceptional communication skills (including written,
conversational, and verbal presentation skills).
Process-oriented leader with ability to recognize and solve not
just individual challenges but systemic issues through process
Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion.
Ability to work in cross-functional teams and in high-pressure
situations at a fast pace.
Ability to manage stress and to manage others who are carrying
Willingness to simultaneously tackle multiple projects and
Good sense of humor and an encouraging supporter of people
Positive attitude with healthy realism.
Embodies and fosters VisionPoints (our values).
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