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Oct 13 2016

Are You Our Next Project Manager Extraordinaire?

NOTE: Applications for this position are now CLOSED! Thank you for your interest!

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We’re hiring! We’re seeking someone who’s interested in project management for the creative industry, particularly in the area of branding and web design. It’s currently a part-time role, but it’s growing into a larger time commitment–the more you bring to the role, the better it is for both of us!

We’d be a great fit for each other if…

  • you’re interested in helping create purpose-driven design that helps independent businesses grow and prosper
  • you know how to communicate high-level design and tech concepts in a way that’s easy for regular people to understand
  • you’re inquisitive and ready to connect with clients and learn about what drives them, and what makes their work special
  • you’re laid-back and maybe even a little geeky, but always on top of important details
  • Bonus: if you have skills and experience in design or web development, we’d love to give you opportunities to get involved with design/production for our clients!
  • Also a plus: you have interest in helping us develop workbooks and online courses centered around branding and web design

A taste of the things you’d be doing:

  • Communicating with clients and keeping them informed and happy — strong written and verbal communication skills are a must, as is experience working with Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and/or Microsoft Office.
  • Gathering and sharing info and assets between clients and our team
  • Setting clear expectations and keeping clients on track
  • Task management — experience with Freedcamp, Basecamp, or similar is a plus!
  • Helping to facilitate client consultations and face-to-face meetings
  • Writing, editing and creating proposals for new clients
  • Building the right team for our clients, by choosing and managing the right talent for our larger design and development projects
  • Helping our clients get comfy with the WordPress Dashboard and facilitating in-person trainings when needed.
  • Scheduling, photoshoot coordination, and other administrative tasks; keeping calendars up to date, invoicing and receiving payments — Quickbooks experience is a plus!
  • Contributing to our blog and/or social media presence — if you have opinions about design, marketing, and creative, we’d love to have you share them!

We’d like you to be able to commit approximately 1 hour Monday-Friday mornings to the position. Your work hours may vary a bit from week to week, but you can generally expect to work at least eight to ten hours in a typical week. You’ll need to come to the studio for client meetings, so if you have a flexible schedule, that would be ideal! Outside of face-to-face meetings, this position is flexible, and much of the work can be done from your home or your favorite coffee shop, if you like. A fast internet connection is a must, however!

We believe strongly in working with local talent, and we want to grow and create opportunities in our own super-gifted Portland-y garden. With that in mind, we are only interested in candidates based in the Portland Metro area.

We’re a young company, and we have a lot of experience producing solid work, but our process is always evolving and improving. We welcome any wisdom/ideas that you can bring to the table.

So, if you’re a good listener and communicator, and this sounds like something you could grow into, let’s talk about it! Or, if you can think of a trusted human who’d be a good fit, we’d love to hear from them, too.

Rate is $18-25/hr, depending on experience.

How to apply:

  • E-mail us at ask (at) upsweptcreative (dot) com and tell us why you’re awesome!
  • Include your resume and any professional references you may have.
  • Use the subject line: “I’m a Project Management Bad-Ass!” when you e-mail us.

Please be sure to apply by Friday, October 28th. Thank you!

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