Project Manager/Producer

Portland, OR 97204 | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Management Job Number: 13121

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Project Manager/Producer.

Job Description:
The ideal candidate will:

  • Guide the execution of deliverables from concept through completion, relying on best practices.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to aide in the development of marketing campaigns aligned to business needs and brand execution.
  • Collaborate to create and execute clear, actionable briefs for creatives (e.g., copywriters, designers, etc.).
  • Working with colleagues, coordinate assignments and work of creatives.
  • Capture all deliverables projects and create work-back plans that include goals, measurable objectives, tactics, resources, timelines, budget, key review cycles, stakeholders, decision makers.
  • Coordinate with designers, writers and other creatives in the development of assets.
  • Showcase strong organizational and time management skills, combined with the ability to prioritize work based on business strategy.
  • Act as an ambassador of the company brand, ensuring brand standards are maintained throughout campaigns.


You will bring the following skills to the team:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, digital marketing, or similar field plus 4-6 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced skills in collaboration, relationship building, negotiation, influence, style flexing and conflict competence.
  • Advanced skills in communication, including presentations.
  • Intermediate skills in all stages of project management.
  • Intermediate skills in analyzing complex information to make a recommendation.
  • Intermediate skills in organization and prioritization, problem solving and innovation.
  • Intermediate skills in process improvement, self-management and taking the initiative.
  • Intermediate skills in thinking critically, asking probing questions, and understanding root cause issues.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures.
  • Ability to work variable hours to meet business need.
  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance.

Required Skills

Years of Experience : 4-6 years
  • Top 3 Must-Haves (Hard and/or Soft Skills):
    1. Solid project management skills, the ability to guide work from initiation to completion. Proficient using project management software.
    2. Efficient, open, collaborative, strategic, creative, sees the big/holistic picture, customer-oriented, results driven and can work well with a team, but also does not need a lot of direction to finalize a project. Candidates must have experience in either a corporate creative department or marketing/branding agency or any agency experience
    3. Ability to follow brand guidelines and ensure work produced is aligned
  • Top 3 Nice-To-Haves (Hard and/or Soft Skills)
    1. Bilingual English/Spanish
    2. Experience with digital marketing or content strategy
    3. Writing or design experience
  • Utility industry knowledge could be a bonus

Education Requirements (Experience in Lieu of Degree):
  • Bachelors degree in marketing, communications or related field – 5 years experience in lieu of a degree
  • Utility industry knowledge could be a bonus

Certification Requirements:
  • PMP a plus

Overview of team size, roles, its initiatives/deliverables, and any tool/technologies specific to the team/department/project you will be supporting:
  • The Brand/Marketing teams represent ~20 people. The Brand team is responsible for brand marketing and sponsorship activations to drive awareness and affinity. The Marketing team its responsible for marketing to residential and business customers to drive program enrollment. There is also a shared body of work to communicate with customers about their account or service, unrelated to marketing that is partially managed by the brand/marketing team in partnership with the Communications team. It’s a positive team environment with people who are passionate about the work and our customers. The team communications use Microsoft platforms. The creative teams primarily use the Adobe Creative Suite and everyone uses Workfront to manage creative projects and AEM to manage assets.

“A day in the life”:
  • Working with marketers, strategists to brief and on brand.
  • The team typically is in the office 1-2 days a week to have a chance to collaborate, meet and interact in-person. If the chosen candidate prefers working in an office, that can be accommodated.
  • This role will work daily with team members and the hiring manager. This is a highly communicative and integrated team and the expectation is that this role will embed within this integrated team culture.

The top priority for the worker over the first few weeks/months:
  • Learning company's processes and standards. Working with partners to deliver excellent creative work.

What do you foresee being the biggest challenge in this role?
  • We embrace and enjoy people who do not have a utility background. However, there is a lot of learning that will happen quickly to get up to speed on the company, energy, etc.
  • Resource needs can sometimes be challenging as we balance priorities and urgency of requests.
  • Learning new systems such as Workfront (if they are not experienced in it).

Location is Portland, OR with Work from Home Flexibility. Consultants should reside in the area or indicate the reason they are willing/seeking to relocate. Also, interested Consultants must indicate they are willing to relocate at their own expense as this position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not  eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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