Junior Project Manager: Nashville Based (Remote Option) Full Time Job

Southern Made is a team of curious technologists and creative problem solvers. We are seeking a detail oriented person who enjoys working with people and has the capacity to learn how to engage with multiple projects and clients simultaneously. You will be working directly under experienced, Senior Technical Project Managers who will provide support, guidance and training to help you improve your skills and succeed in your role. The environment is exciting and fast paced. You will work with the team to deliver on 100’s of projects each year.

Role

Junior Project Manager on a growing number of projects across multiple industries

In this role, you will

  • Own the overall customer experience and serve as a primary point of contact for communications
  • Work with other project managers and team members on projects for direct mentorship
  • Drive timelines and aim for on-time delivery and successful completion
  • Draft project scope, deliverables and outline needed resources
  • Manage client project schedules, priorities, budgets and requirements
  • Write user stories and acceptance criteria for developers to build against
  • Create wireframes and/or clickable demos for client approval
  • Oversee and manage design and technical development resources
  • Thoroughly QA/Test client deliverables
  • Own / host kickoff meetings, recurring touch points during the project, etc.
  • Set meeting agenda and provide appropriate followup communications
  • Be initial point of project escalation; escalate as needed
  • Align and track project resources and tasks
  • Keep internal team informed of project status and proactively communicate challenges

 

To be successful in this role, you have (required)

  • 0-2 years of technical project experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship building skills and ability to achieve results
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present a polished, professional, and diplomatic image to all stakeholders

 

Things We Value: These are the things we think make a great coworker

  • You can create and execute against a plan and checklist
  • You are a great communicator and understand the importance of serving customers
  • You understand technology and can communicate it to non-technical people
  • You understand the power of data and want to use it to create better experiences
  • You love to diagnose and creatively solve problems
  • You can handle multiple projects with strict timelines and budgets effectively
  • You add energy to every conversation
  • You treat customers better than they expect
  • You offer to help coworkers before they ask
  • You encourage curiosity
  • You figure out what didn’t work

 

About Southern Made

We are a team of passionate creatives and builders who love to help our clients explore what is possible. We are headquartered in Nashville with clients across the US. We work with market leaders and innovators. Our team has worked together for over a decade and have built 1000’s of projects together, and will build 1000’s more with your help. We can’t wait to hear from you!

 

Company Perks

  • A place you want to work, with people you want to work with
  • A culture of empowerment and growth
  • Remote work friendly
  • Home office setup budget
  • Quarterly in-person team meetings
  • Continuous education programs & learning budgets
  • Mentorship from experts
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401k and Profit Sharing plans
  • Healthy snacks and lots of coffee
  • Technology reimbursement program
  • Personal fitness reimbursement program
  • Room to grow and learn inside a small company
  • Volunteering options with area non-profits
  • Ability to work where your voice is heard and appreciated

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