Digital Project Manager

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #48018 |
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Our client, a Fortune 500 organization, headquartered in Chicago, is seeking a Digital Project Manager to join their team. In this role, the ideal candidate will plan and coordinate all aspects of cross-functional teams during the life of a project from discovery to delivery. As the day-to-day point person for both internal and external teams, this person’s responsibilities will include developing detailed project plans, schedules, resource allocation, budget tracking, progress tracking, monitoring change control process, resolution of issues and risks, testing, documentation and developing training plans.


  • Creates, manages and executes project plans to support the ongoing needs of the Digital Product & Digital Marketing department.
  • Coordinates resources, established deadlines and assigns responsibilities.
  • Tracks the progress of a project(s) and compiles status reports for senior management.
  • Builds a working relationship with team members, vendors and other departments involved in the project(s).
  • Leverages experience as a Project Manager to quickly learn the core goal of the project(s) and hits the ground running to help execute against project goals.
  • Remains flexible during the life of the project as directions may change, but keeps the core goals in place.


  • Project Management Experience – 5+ years.
  • Experience with standard project management software.
  • Ability to track details and position them within the big picture of the project.
  • Ability to collect details from multiple inputs and highlight dependencies.
  • Ability to manage meetings and communicate progress to senior management.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience with the following a plus: JIRA, Confluence.
  • PMP certification a plus.

Does this sound like your skill set? Apply today! 




  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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