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Digital Project Manager

Careers at effect

Salary – competitive

Location: Leeds or Leicester


Role Purpose

To make our clients feel confident and happy by delivering projects on time using excellent documentation, strong communication and by motivating the internal team.


What we expect:

  • That you are competent in using Microsoft Office applications, Google Apps and Apple computers/applications
  • 2+ years in a similar role at management level
  • That you are comfortable speaking to clients
  • That you are a great internal communicator easily moving between the teams and supporting the Account managers
  • You will have experience working some of our tech stack which includes; WordPress, Contentful, Big Commerce, Larval and React, API integrations and Retool
  • You will have an understanding of WCAG accessibility standards
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Project Management, we expect that you know your RACI, Gantt Charts & Risk Registers and understand appropriate methodologies and processes including requirements definition, sitemaps, schematics and wireframes, web analytics, etc
  • To have excellent standards when it comes to creating detailed scoping documents and quotations.
  • To be able to hold the team responsible for upholding standards and meeting deadlines
  • Proactively manage the scope, timings and priority of projects ensuring no work outside the agreed scope is undertaken
  • Obtain timely sign-off on client deliverables, project phases and final project acceptance documents
  • Proactively manage all financial aspects of projects, managing all cost implications, burn rates and taking remedial action where these have deviated from agreed scope.
  • Excellent communication and team working skills, specifically the ability to talk about complex solutions at a technical level and then to convey the same information in a simple way to keep our clients up to speed
  • To be adept with PM tools such as, ClickUp or JIRA
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good data analysis
  • It would be an advantage if you have e-commerce experience, particularly BigCommerce.


What you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • An exciting and diverse workload
  • A share in our success – every member of the team receives an annual performance related bonus
  • A super-duper Herman Miller chair (say good-bye to any back aches)
  • A MacBook and whatever tools you need to do an amazing job for our clients
  • Private health care
  • Pension
  • Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues
  • Depending on your location you will either work in a bespoke designed office in the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter or in our studio in Castleton Mill, Leeds
  • Annual Effect Away Days and lots of social invites
  • We plant trees and fund the world’s best climate crisis solutions to offset the carbon emissions of all our team members
  • In Leicester we also provide a safe place to leave your bike and the monthly street food festival ‘Last Friday’ is on our doorstep

Thank You

We’ll review your application and be in touch if we’d like to discuss things further. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee we’ll respond to every application.

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