Senior Digital Project Coordinator

Atlanta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #56689 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Sr. Digital Project Coordinator to join our State of Georgia client in downtown Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity!

PLEASE NOTE: Prior experience managing projects and content in a CMS (preferably Drupal 7 or 8) is REQUIRED for this position.

Job Summary:

  • Under general supervision, applies project management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques in supporting project leads and driving the development and application of project management methodology and culture.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our Project and Product Managers, assisting with project initiation, execution, and closeout tasks.
  • May or may not work directly with clients but will be responsible for learning each client’s technical specifications and advising on best practices when appropriate.
  • Identifies potential project problem areas and solves those problems before and as they arrive
  • Day to day ticket assignment and management
  • Setup and manage the day to day PMO process and tools for the project
  • Keeping SOW to project mapping current
  • Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking expenses and minimizing exposure and risk.
  • Administrative project setup with Finance as well as in our internal project tracking system
  • Internal, vendor and client coordination regarding task tracking and deliverable status
  • Close collaboration with Project Managers regarding project status and potential risk escalations
  • Participation in requirements gathering sessions; translation of requirements into actionable, trackable tasks
  • Project documentation including meeting notes and follow-ups
  • Preparation of presentations or other materials for project meetings
  • Regularly communicate and present project schedules, statuses, and updates to various team members ranging from junior to the executive level, always tailoring communication and bringing solutions/opportunities.
  • Ensure consistency of project documentation per existing framework
  • This may require hands-on work in the Drupal 8 CMS to support new and existing clients with website issues

Tools Used:

  • JIRA
  • Slack
  • MS Outlook
  • Google Drive
  • Drupal 8 CMS
  • Office 365
  • SharePoint 365


  • BA in marketing, communications or related field.
  • 2+ years’ experience in project management managing complex projects.
  • 2+ years’ experience working with web CMS, preferably Drupal; advanced understanding of content management system basics
  • 2+ years’ experience working as part of a web development or management project team, preferably onboarding sites onto a CMS.
  • 2+ years’ experience with JIRA including project setup, task management, and reporting
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • SharePoint 365
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Advanced ability to understand new technologies, specifically in the realm of web development
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills working with both internal and client teams at all levels
  • Excellent time management skills; able to work on a schedule and under pressure
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to foster and manage relationships and drive process
  • Highly organized and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Strong project management, organizational, and problem-solving/troubleshooting skills a must
  • Strong project management, organizational, and problem-solving/troubleshooting skills a must
  • Experience with technical project manager will be a huge plus

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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