Part Time Project Manager

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States Part-time

Looking for a job you’ll love? Get ready to fall head over heels.

Firespring, one of Nebraska’s fastest-growing technology companies, is looking for someone special to join our Lincoln crew on our Software as a Service team. In corporate speak, we provide print, marketing, software and IT solutions to businesses and nonprofit organizations. But nobody gets excited about corporate speak, so here’s the real scoop.

  • Located in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, we bask in the Silicon Prairie.
  • Firespring only hires passionate, ambitious people—the type that will “bring it” every day.
  • We work hard, we play harder.
  • Once a year, we shave our heads together. (An optional activity, of course.)
  • Inc. Magazine named Firespring one of the “50 Best Workplaces” in America. We like them too.  
  • We love to give back to the community. In fact, every full-time Firespringer receives a paid day off every month to volunteer for a nonprofit organization of their choice.
  • We serve nearly 8,000 brands, businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states and 11 countries across six continents. I guess you can say we get around.

That’s the skinny on who we are. Now we want to tell you about who we’re looking for.

Job Description

If you like to have a few balls in the air and get satisfaction for keeping them there, then this job is going to be your thing. You'll be building relationships with clients, attending to all new clients on our software as a service (SaaS) platform from point of sale through go live. Gaining an understanding of our client’s needs and executing them through training and website updates is your primary goal. Get ready to have some coffee dates over the phone, generating ideas and brainstorming tactics to better your clients’ marketing efforts is of course in your wheelhouse. If you think an additional product or service is perfect for our clients you're not afraid of pitching the idea. You know the longevity of client retention is what we want in the long run. Loyalty to our client's needs is what we are all about.

Interested? Read on.

Qualifications

  • Organizer extraordinaire—in fact, it slightly bothers you that this list of bullet points isn't in alphabetical order.

  • You have experience in a web development, marketing or project management environment.

  • You are energetic and polite on the phone. Our clients can hear that smile.

  • Persistent and task oriented.

  • You can explain a concept to your IT guy, or your grandma. Whoever’s listening.

  • You can juggle more than the average juggler, figuratively. (If you can actually juggle we will also want to see that...)

  • Quality is job one, and two and three.

  • You know enough about HTML cheats to be dangerous.

  • You know how to strike a fun/work balance.

  • BS/BA preferred.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Put on your game face to present our work to our clients in a clear, confident, and strategic way.

  • Show some tough love and crack the whip to motivate clients and keep them on track.

  • Communicate across departments to ensure proper set up, design, and customizations are completed to client specifications.

  • Develop maintenance plans for ongoing client outreach.

  • Teach clients best practices of industry standards in marketing and technology.

  • Keep projects from falling into the occasional black hole titled “notgettingdoneness.”

  • Find creative ways to coordinate and get projects done.

  • Record all client-related correspondence so we know what we've done to help.

  • Consult with clients to maximize the use of our products.

  • Be able to move that occasional elephant in our three-ring circus.

  • Keep an eye on the industries we serve to better meet client needs.

Compensation and Benefits

  • SalaryHourly

  • Hours20-25 hours/week

  • FunMillions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it—that’s not the case here. We have an indoor slide, a game room that includes shuffleboard, a pool table, a foosball table, a Ping Pong table and more. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun.

  • Miscellaneous BenefitsNot all benefits are about the Benjamins, baby. Some of the things you’ll enjoy while working here include unlimited soda, tea, lemonade and beer (only if you are of age of course). And don’t worry about your duds—business-casual is the dress code here. Still looking to make your cubicle-shackled friends jealous of your new gig? Our company-wide social and recreational activities are sure to do just that.

 

Ready to come aboard?

Please include a cover letter. Resumes without one won't be considered.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.