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Global Prairie

Associate, Project Management (Washington, DC or Berlin)

Project Management – Washington, District of Columbia
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

THE OPPORTUNITY

You love to see projects from start to finish. You find Microsoft Excel as a treasure chest of useful tools, instead of scary like your creative team counter parts. Having a clear timeline, hitting deadlines, and checking off your to-do list, brings you professional joy that nobody other than a project manager can truly appreciate. As a support member of our Project Management team, this individual will track the project details from start to finish – by creating timelines and budgets, coordinating resources, and keeping an eye on the status of project deliverables. If this is you, we want you to join our Global Prairie Project Management team!

WHAT WE’D LIKE TO SEE

Global Prairie is different by design. One part creative agency, one part data analytics shop and one part consulting firm, we deliver deep, innovative thinking – quickly. Because we don’t operate as a traditional agency in terms of process, structure or output, we look for team members with an entrepreneurial spirit who embrace innovation and are comfortable working with best-in-class leaders. 

Everyone at Global Prairie shares the following characteristics:

  • Collaborative

  • Optimistic

  • Resilient

  • Flexible

  • Curious

  • Community-minded and philanthropic

 Strong candidates for this specific role will demonstrate:

  • Dynamic working style

  • Detail-orientation

  • Exceptional time management skills

  • Teamwork

  • Diplomacy

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

As a supporting member of the Project Management team at Global Prairie, this individual will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the project and resource management team in defining project scopes, creating staff plans, coordinating resources, and creating project timelines

  • Pulling project time reports with preliminary analysis of financial performance

  • Managing the execution of work, which includes tracking ongoing projects and routing deliverables for approval

  • Documenting internal project notes and maintaining regular communication on project status

  • Establishing positive relationships with functional teams, client partnership teams, vendors, etc.

  • Begin establishing confidence and flexibility to be a leader in the midst of a variety of projects and competing priorities

Additionally, the ideal candidate must meet these qualifications:

  • Recent college graduate to 5 years of experience

  • Prior internship or entry-level positions in project management, resource management, marketing, consulting or similar with demonstrated increasing responsibilityBachelors or graduate degree

  • Willingness and availability to travel

  • Proven track record of organization and time management

  • Ability to self-start and manage multi-disciplinary teams with shifting workloads across diverse projects

  • Positive outlook, collaborative spirit and passion for producing exceptional

  • Fluency in German a plus
  • Please note: we are looking to fill this role in either our Washington, DC or Berlin office (please specify your preference below)

WHAT GLOBAL PRAIRIE OFFERS

We are a purpose-driven marketing firm founded on the belief that business should be a force for good. We’re passionate about driving breakthrough results for organizations that make the world a better place. And it’s not just the work we do – but how we work – that creates our impact. As a Public Benefit Corporation and certified Benefit Corporation (B-Corp), we meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

 We are a team of smart, driven individuals who partner with our clients to create positive change. Our shared commitment to making the world a better place unites us. In addition, we recognize and celebrate our individual strengths and contributions.

Our culture is best-in-class. With generous, industry-leading benefits, supportive and progressive employee programs, collaborative office environments, and top percentile compensation packages, the culture at Global Prairie is unparalleled. And as an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), we operate as a 100% employee-owned company.

 

Creativity, great ideas and lasting impact come from diverse teams. Global Prairie is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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