Project Coordinator

Job Summary

Bluecadet is looking for a full-time Project Manager to join our NYC office as a Project Coordinator. This role works in support of the producer(s) to track and dispense all of the information the various team members need to do their jobs effectively. Ultimately, the project coordinator’s duties are to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget and meet high-quality standards. The Project Coordinator should be able to work both alongside other producers and autonomously on 3-5 projects simultaneously.

 

Bluecadet is an award-winning, internationally-recognized experience design agency focused on producing transformative digital products and environments. We work with cultural institutions, universities, and mission-driven organizations and brands. Past clients include MoMA, Harvard, Princeton, The Smithsonian Institution, Doctors Without Borders, National Geographic, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

This position is based in our New York City office. Bluecadet offers competitive salaries, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) participation, paid time off, company holidays, paid parental leave, and the opportunity to work in a dynamic, growing and fun environment. We have a gorgeous office, a relaxed dress code, and encourage work/life harmony. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages, and tracks production schedules and budgets.
  • Monitors project progress, budget, hours, etc. and reports status to producers and management as required.
  • Arranges for internal and client meetings, distributing team reminders and materials.
  • Prepares for meetings, including creating agendas.
  • Takes notes and distributes to the team, and follows up on action items.
  • Documents project approach and scope details.
  • Creates task lists for team members.
  • Tracks project tasks assigned to team members and ensures work is completed on time.
  • Organizes and tracks project assets as needed (content, sitemaps, technical information, etc.).
  • Tracks project to-dos and help organize the project using our software systems (Basecamp, 10,000ft, GitHub/ZenHub, Gantt charts, etc.).
  • Ensures work delivered meets company quality standards and has gone through quality assurance tests and internal review processes.
  • Support team members as needed to help them get their work done.
  • Corresponds with clients.
  • Develops deliverables for clients, such as presentations and manuals.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Strong client-facing skills, including excellent oral and written communication
  • Diplomatic and professional when handling tough situations
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Self-starter
  • Team-player
  • Proactive, high-energy, and reliable

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 0-3 years years of professional experience

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