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February 1, 2024

HIRING: Project Manager

We're looking for a talented Project Manager to lead ambitious projects and partners — is it you?

PORTAL A is an award-winning content company that creates breakthrough entertainment with the most influential brands, platforms, and creators in the world.

We partner with global brands and platforms like YouTube, Google, Lenovo, Target, Snapchat, and Clorox alongside a new generation of talent to make content that rises above the noise.

We pride ourselves in taking on huge challenges – from internet culture-defining projects to feature documentaries to social content series – and our in-house team of creatives, strategists, talent leads, designers, producers, designers, and project managers push one another to produce our best work with each new project.

Our team is looking to hire a Project Manager who will manage client communications for brand campaigns, working closely with our talent, production, creative, and strategy teams to bring the work to life. We are a remote-first company, working primarily on PST hours.

Duties & Responsibilities

Your primary responsibility is to push our projects forward, becoming the backbone of the client relationship and collaboration across the wider team: 

  • You manage complex projects start-to-finish, from initial creative development through production, post-production, and launch.
  • You develop and manage project timelines, and ensure timely approvals and feedback from external partners.
  • You proactively manage the program and the team, giving constructive direction to those working with you.
  • You make confident project decisions and can spot opportunities for growth.
  • You facilitate the flow of information between external partners and Portal A’s internal team of producers, creatives, and strategists to ensure the right people get the right information on time.
  • You collaborate with the team to make sure each project is tailored to the brand and brief.
  • You think big, take risks and push boundaries because you understand that this will lead to great work.

Experience & Capabilities

The right individual will have 3-5 years of experience managing content across a variety of situations, and have: 

  • Innate organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent writing skills with a strong understanding of tone, and the ability to adapt communications across detailed client emails, thoughtful meeting notes, and clear Slack updates.
  • Ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in a positive and effective manner.
  • Ability to bring clarity to the complex, connecting the dots and organizing information in a clear, concise way.
  • Expertise in creative development and production.
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and proactively solve issues, keeping up the momentum of the work and positive team dynamics.
  • Ability to balance the big picture with day-to-day project delivery detail, connecting client needs and internal resources.
  • Ability to present work and facilitate discussions in meetings.
  • A passion to uphold the quality of our work at all phases of a project.

Ideal Characteristics

  • Active and experienced in internet culture and digital entertainment, personally and/or professionally
  • Open to new ways of working and collaborating — this is not the right job for a box ticker
  • A team-player, open and receptive to the contributions of those around them
  • A proactive communicator that is excited to dive into new challenges and take initiative
  • Challenging the status quo, looking for new ways to push work forward, in line with the brief
  • Active contributions to strategic and creative conversations, strongly influencing process as well as content
  • Never satisfied, and always eager to find ways to improve
  • A love for content and creativity

Working at Portal A

We are open to candidates who reside anywhere within the U.S. — while this is a remote position, our team generally works PST business hours.

Here are a few reasons why people like working here: 

  • Our team is fun, curious, full of creativity and optimism, with a strong desire to innovate
  • Our working style is flexible and highly collaborative
  • Opportunities to grow and contribute at various layers of the creative process
  • Competitive salary and generous bonuses
  • 100% matching 401K plan
  • Generous employee + dependent medical, dental and vision group coverage.
  • A monthly health & wellness stipend for everything from exercise to massage to meditation, and fully covered Headspace and HealthiestYou (telemedicine) memberships for all.
  • Flexible time off (with ~3 week guidance), monthly Summer Fridays, quarterly Wellness Days, frequent 4-day weekends, all major holidays off, an extra long Winter Break around the holidays, and a 4-week fully paid sabbatical with tenure.
  • Protected paid leave for primary and secondary caregivers, an annual child care stipend, and dependent care Flexible Spending Account
  • Team programming (yoga, trivia, happy hours, etc.), professional development stipend, and quarterly team seminars led by industry experts
  • Flexible work from anywhere in the world, with stipends for home office setups, covered expenses for home utilities and cell expenses, covered coworking memberships, work hour adjustments to reflect time zones, and much more.
  • Employee Assistance Program, including coaching services; health, wellness and emotional wellbeing counseling; financial, and legal planning and consultation.
  • Matching charitable donations throughout the year, along with ongoing volunteer and mentorship opportunities with partner organizations
  • Of course, the freshest Portal A swag (backpacks, hoodies, water bottles, etc.)
  • And there’s more!

How to Apply

Email jobs@portal-a.com with:

  • Your resume + LinkedIn. You know the drill. 
  • Cover Letter. Tell us why you think you’re a fit for the role and how you heard about the position. 
  • Links. Show us what you think is cool on the internet. Could be your favorite YouTube video of all time, a piece of branded content that surprised you, an Instagram account you can’t get enough of, or the best article you read last year. 

Please include “PROJECT MANAGER” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.