In order to be considered for this position, candidates must be able to work at our office in Denver. We have a hybrid model of 2 days work from home and 3 days in the office. Contractors and 3rd-party firms need not apply.

Join a Rapidly Expanding Team as a WordPress Website Project Manager of a Growing Digital Marketing Agency!

Tree Ring Digital, a Denver-based, top-rated digital marketing agency, is seeking a talented, self-motivated, proactive WordPress Website Manager to join our growing and collaborative team. We need someone who understands all facets of website design and development from design, coding, and server to maintenance and edits. This person can see the big picture and clearly communicate the client’s needs with the team for a seamless process.

About Us:
Our culture is unique and pretty hard to beat: we’re like-minded people who share common passions, appreciate one another’s unique ideas, enjoy each other’s company, respect each other’s skills, have each other’s backs, and love what we do. We’re a well-established, diligent, and creative group that thrives in our fast-paced work environment. Our firm is committed to a work/life balance for all team members. You won’t find any 60+ hour work weeks here!

We’re more than a little obsessed with technology, and we approach clients with a sincere desire to deliver the best solution for their unique needs.

About our dream candidate: This individual should have experience working on and managing website projects that include UX/UI design, WordPress website development, landing pages, and their way around a server. A successful candidate will prove to be tech-savvy with an understanding of WordPress and how a functioning website relates to the client’s overall business goals. Projects are on the move, and the candidate will have the ability to wear many hats while ensuring clear communication with the team on deliverables and deadlines. They will also have the ability to appropriately task the correct team members and clearly explain the scope of work.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Managing:
    • Workflow, timelines, and budgets
    • Team deliverables with soft and hard deadlines
    • Multiple clients and projects at one time
    • Project expectations with the account manager
    • Vendor partners for outsourced deliverables
  • Leading:
    • The team through successful project completion
  • Providing:
    • End-to-end project lifecycle management of WordPress website efforts ensuring WordPress website design/development tasks and projects stay on schedule and meet all defined requirements
    • Support to the team and resolving WordPress website problems quickly and efficiently.
    • Quality check before work goes to the client for review
    • Assistance in preparing contracts and proposals
    • Maintenance Reports to account manager and answering questions on website performance
  • Organizing and communicating with team and account manager:
    • On-boarding sessions
    • Tasks
    • Feedback
    • Next steps
    • Meeting dates and notes
    • Project status

Job Requirements, Skills, Abilities, Education:

  • A full understanding of “scope of work” and the ability to discern what does and doesn’t fall within it
  • Ability to proactively identify client growth opportunities and communicate efficiently to the business development team
  • Answer technical questions related to WordPress, design, development, hosting, and emails
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills (phone, email, and face-to-face)
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent computer skills
    • with proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Google Drive, and Dropbox
  • Strong interpersonal, problem-solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, and conflict-resolution skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical, prioritization, and decision-making skills
  • Passion for technology and all things digital – trends vs. fads, coding changes, WordPress updates, emerging technologies, and if/when/how to test and adopt new platforms, tactics, and trends
  • High level of:
    • Attention to detail (including accurate data entry skills)
    • Self-motivation
    • Knowledge in WordPress framework, plugins, and maintenance
    • Web project management skills relating to tasks and communication
  • Ability to:
    • Oversee and manage large, complex, and diverse projects
    • Lead the team through successful project completion by deadlines
    • Defuse situations when needed
    • Prioritize, manage time, switch gears, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Think several steps ahead and execute tasks without (or before) being given direction (once trained)
    • Take work direction well & follow specific processes and procedures (once taught)
    • Work well independently, as well as in a collaborative environment
    • Utilize the correct tools, resources, and team members to find answers to client questions
    • Learn quickly

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have/Be:

  • 3-5 years experience in WordPress design and development required
  • 3-5 years experience in website account management or related field of work preferred
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Management experience preferred
  • Working with project management tools
  • Proficient in:
    • AWS Servers, Shared Hosting Environments, CDN, and FTP
    • Responsive website design
    • UI/UX
    • Search Engine Optimization Best Practices
    • WordPress
    • WordPress Plugins
    • PHP, HTML, CSS, and MySQL
  • Basic knowledge/experience with:
    • Editing/understanding of WordPress websites
    • WordPress back-end development (including custom post types, theme customization, plug-in configuration, and customization, and database structure)
    • Adobe Creative Suite, XD, and similar design platforms preferred
    • CRM (Insightly), GSuite, Office 365, Slack, QuickBooks, WordPress, 1Password & Dropbox
    • Digital engagement areas, such as web design, web analytics, search engine optimization, and quality assurance
    • Copywriting

What We Offer the Right Candidate
$50,000 – $65,000 salary DOE with performance-based bonuses, health insurance, dental insurance, paid time off for major US holidays, and 1 week of PTO.

Standard hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5:30 pm, with flexibility when needed, and the opportunity to work remotely at times. We are willing to train the right candidate for some aspects of the role, but prefer someone who understands and appreciates the complexity of website development and displays exceptional communication with clients and team!

We have a great culture – people love working here because of the flexibility of working remotely at times, our laidback, business casual environment, supportive team members, and our fantastic monthly team outings and events.

We are working 100% remotely during the pandemic but will soon be returning to the office for part of the week. We do realize a hybrid workplace is preferred by some and will maintain that moving forward. It is imperative that the person we hire be Denver-based, as this is a very collaborative position. We don’t do cubicles or stuffy corporate offices. We share workspaces and often meet outside the typical workspace. If you want to work in the mountains or in a park with your dog, we are ok with that, as long as you have wi-fi.

Tree Ring Digital is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

If you would like to be a part of the team and your experience is a good fit, please apply using the form below.

We appreciate your excitement, but please no calls to our office. Only applications received through this portal will be considered.