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Junior Project Manager

Posted on: May 13th, 2019 Kelowna, BC Acro Media Inc.
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**The Accelerate site cuts off this job posting, please go here for the full description/details: https://careers.acromedia.com/project-manager

Here’s the corporate dribble HR made us put at the top of this ad listing: Acro Media is looking for a Junior Project Manager to drive our dynamic & interactive client projects. 

That’s done. Now here’s what we really want. Some cool individual, who loves organization, wrapping the process around the client, has great listening & creative problem solving skills, loves fast paced work environments, and can think on their feet. A high stress tolerance is a top characteristic needed to survive this role. Our Project Managers NEVER say, “That can’t be done” – they take on the challenge and figure out how to make it work within the scope of the project. Win! 

Here are some things we pride ourselves on being able to offer our staff:

A relaxed atmosphere: If you like wearing a tie to work, this place may be too “different” for you. 

Flex start times & earned days off: Do you prefer to start at 8:00? 9:00? We’ll work with you. Want every second Friday off? Well we’ve got a program for that too!

7 hour work days with paid lunches: We have 7 hour work days (35 hour work weeks) with with a full hour paid lunch. Niiiiiice. 

Paid Overtime for all roles...including salary positions: What? What?! Yep you heard right. We pay for all OT, in fact, we pay for all overtime right after our short 7 hour work day..not that we want everyone working so hard, but with the natural ebb and flow of our industry sometimes it’s needed to blast out the OT in order to keep our heads above water. We find this little pay cheque nugget is a nice reward for the over time put in. 

Boating, skiing/boarding, hiking, wining & dining, mountain biking and more: Smack dab in the middle of the Okanagan in BC. Live an epic lifestyle.

Free stuff: Juice, pop, and coffee; choose your pleasure and enjoy.

Slappies: Tougher to explain but once a month we get together and have a little ceremony, some food, a few brews - no altars or corporate chants involved.

Fun day: We aim to have fun every day; however, every year for a day we cram a bunch of fun on ourselves. Weee!

SPARC Events: Sometimes we have an in-house breakfast, team building events, (less corny than it sounds), competitions, or just a plain little reward for no reason. It’s a little spark in our usually normal days. Warning, we make you wear costumes. Often. 

Culture: We’re a certain type of people. We’re all a little different and unique in our own way but we seem to work well together. No one’s perfect and we embrace that. We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Come and meet us. Feel free to dissect what and how we do what we do. Bring your Star Wars nerdom along with you. 

All careers come with a 30 day no-questions asked money-back-guarantee. If you are in any way unsatisfied with your career, we will return you to the workforce at absolutely NO COST to you (minus shipping and handling).

Below is some important stuff. These are some of the things you’d be doing and the skills you possess. If you’re not an exact match, but what you see throughout entices you, fill out the behavior assessment and send us your resume. 

What we are looking for:

Acro Media—an established Web development and marketing agency—is looking for a confident and organized project manager with experience in directly managing people. 

As the successful candidate you will:

*Manage 8-12 projects of various sizes and nature at any given time.

*Have the ability to make any client feel that they are our only client. 

*Creative problem solver – this isn’t just an “HR-ism” we’re tossing onto the list. This is the primo function of this role. Have some way to prove this to us? Send it on over – we love extras.

*Prioritize down to an art; you will always have too much to do, what needs to be done first? 

*Motivate a team of Web developers, software programmers, and graphic designers; organize their lives, their schedules, and their efficiency. 

*Maximize efficiency and schedule adherence of the production department through collaboration with other project managers. 

*On top of the details. You don’t roll your eyes at the paperwork. We need a thinker and a doer. It’s all hands on deck at Acro Media.  

*Accountability through and through. We all make mistakes, we need a teammate that can own it, learn from it, and improve from it. No excuses. The blame game doesn’t fly around here. 

How to Apply
Still interested? Ok great! For more details on this position and to apply via our online application form click here: http://careers.acromedia.com/junior-project-manager

**Please note** Email applications will not be accepted for this position.

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