Project Manager

Join us on our mission to create beautiful websites that are good for both people and planet.

About the role

We are looking for a highly organised and proactive project manager, with great communication skills and an ability to set clear boundaries to keep projects on track.

The main aspect of the role will be to manage WordPress web design and development projects, liaise with other team members to identify the best solutions for clients and to consult clients on their requirements. Occasionally you’ll be requested to assist Account Managers to scope new enquiries. You’ll need to be proactive, confident and friendly with clients, have a solid understanding of the market and solutions we provide, and have excellent attention to detail.

The role is a semi-remote position in which you will split your time between working from home, our office in London and attending client meetings at their offices in and around London.

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000

During a typical project you will:

  • Communicate with the client to gather requirements & source material
  • Advise the client on the best solution for their needs
  • Build and manage effective project teams
  • Manage designers and developers to ensure client objectives are being met or exceeded
  • Creatively solve problems
  • Advise on design direction
  • Provide status updates to the client
  • Conduct quality control on the projects that you manage
  • Set and manage clear boundaries in projects
  • Manage project timelines and budgets

Desired Skills: 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Understanding of web technology and how it can serve client’s needs (though you do not need to be able to write code)
  • Detailed understanding and enthusiasm for WordPress (or willingness to learn quickly)
  • Confidence using web based applications
  • Ability to understand business requirements of Wholegrain and our clients
  • Ability to work under pressure, with high attention to detail
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A good eye for design
  • Passion for web design trends and user experience
  • Passion for delivering great customer service
  • Refine processes that exist and develop new processes for the team and monitor the implementation
  • Understanding of SEO fundamentals
  • Honesty and integrity

Desired Experience:

  • Experience managing web design and development projects end to end, including management of people, time and budgets
  • Experience using the WordPress CMS
  • Experience working in a team and managing different personality types
  • Experience of working remotely
  • Experience talking to clients in meetings, on the phone and by email
  • Experience giving presentations

Benefits

  • Flexible working
  • Rewards for using renewable energy sources
  • Climate Perks
  • Access to Santander bicycles
  • Team Days
  • Paid travelling for WordPress events in Europe
  • Birthdays off

Our Recruitment Process:

  • Submit your Resume and cover letter
  • If you are successful we will arrange a telephone call as a get to know you and understand more about why you want to work for us.
  • From there we will schedule and in person interview with our People Manager and Directors. (In person interviews are currently conducted via video call due to Covid-19)

How To Apply:

We get a lot of good CVs but what we are really looking for is a remarkable individual. Please ensure you attach a cover letter and CV with your application. Please note, we will only be in contact with successful applicants.

Recruitment agencies – please don’t contact us.