Ali Cox & Company Inc Project Manager Turlock, CA · Columbus, OH · Los Angeles, CA · Remote · Full time

Our fast-growing, boutique agency is looking for a Project Manager. Your core responsibilities are coordinating our internal resources to deliver on client-agreed upon scopes/objectives in an efficient and high-quality manner.

Description

AC&C is on a mission to transform how agriculture, food and wine are perceived and marketed. We’re a fast-growing, ag and food-focused agency with an incredible roster of clients and we’re seeking to grow our Project Management team to drive success for a selection of clients. We will change the way consumers view and value food and conversely, how farmers view consumers. Our unrivaled access to food sources is a primary differentiator. 


Our fast-growing, boutique agency is looking for a Project Manager. Your core responsibilities are coordinating our internal resources to deliver on client-agreed upon scopes/objectives in an efficient and high-quality manner.


Our Values:

The ideal team member will exemplify our agency Values of being “All In.” All in on audacity, never settling, putting people first, and doing the right thing, in all aspects of their job.  Here’s our take on the Values: 

  • Putting People First: We believe that people are at the center of everything we do.  We approach our colleagues, clients, and vendor partners as humans first and professionals second.
  • Audacity: We approach everything with fire in our bellies—ready to not only tackle our company vision and mission, but also audaciously explore the unknowns.
  • Never Settle: We always find our way to yes and simply refuse to call it “good enough.”
  • Do the Right Thing: While circumstances may change, our desire to do things for the right reasons will not. 


Job Location:

  • This is a 100% remote position, but not virtual. For team collaboration and bonding reasons, the candidate will ideally be located in one of the following cities:  Sacramento, CA; Turlock, CA (headquarters); Los Angeles, CA; or Columbus, OH. 


This position reports to the Associate Director, Project Management and Culture.


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management and smooth operation of various projects, including strategy, creative concepts, logo and naming exploration, website development, social media and advertising campaigns
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs 
  • Measure project performance using appropriate project management tools (Workamajig) and techniques to track hours estimated, actual hours and deadlines and report and escalate when appropriate
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, i.e. project workbooks, status docs and project management system timelines.
  • Delegate project tasks based on co-workers individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills through open communication, strategic thinking, flexibility and organization
  • Lead daily/weekly stand-ups and meetings
  • Insure proofing and quality control
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Maintain, coordinate and traffic files among agency, production partners, and client
  • Administrative duties that contribute to agency operations, (i.e. timesheets, expense management, etc.) or other tasks as assigned


Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years project management experience (agency preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail, time management and multitasking 
  • Ability to balance multiple competing priorities
  • Deadline-driven individual
  • Food, beverage and/or agriculture experience a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Zoom and Slack
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience


AC&C is committed to fair pay practices. The projected annual salary for this position is $55,000 to $70,000. When preparing an offer, we consider the candidates resume, experience, interview feedback, internal equity, and location.


To apply please send a cover letter and resume why you would be awesome for this role. Thank you!



Salary

$55,000 - $70,000 per year