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Project Management Intern

Metia

Project Management Intern
Kirkland, WA Internship Paid

Description

Job Description Metia is looking for an intern-level project manager with a background in accounting or finance to ensure the work we deliver is data-driven, accurate and cost-effective. We work with leaders in the tech industry on a wide variety of digital projects which span many areas, from email to customer evidence programs to web design and development.  This is an incredible opportunity for an active/graduating college student or early career professional to get their foot in the door with a leading area Marketing firm, emphasizing development of two core business skillsets in a hybrid role:  Project Management and Accounting.  The ideal candidate will have formal training, certification or experience in project management (PMP, Agile, Waterfall, Scrum), some accounting/finance background, and a strong desire to develop and maintain both skillsets in a collaborative, challenging and fun environment.  This is a paid internship with flexible hours averaging between 25-35 hours per week. RESPONSIBILITIES: Project Management: - Project scoping and estimating - Resourcing and time/bandwidth allocation - Driving project collaboration and task ownership - Backlog planning and Kanban board management - Contributing to design, dev and other regular sync meetings - Attending PM stand-ups and other project focused activities Accounting: - Bookkeeping and data entry/reconciliation - Management of transcript requests and timesheet activity - E-mail inbox management, answering phones - Ordering, managing and re-stocking office and kitchen supplies Additional ad-hoc accounting tasks as needed

Qualifications

Qualifications

The key requirements to be successful in this role are:

Soft skills

  • Detail-oriented – an eye for detail is critical to success in this position

  • Clear and fluent communication style both written and orally

  • A great personality and collaboration style despite challenges or deadlines

  • Highly organized and process-oriented

  • Ability to juggle competing priorities and quickly problem solve

    Technical skills

  • 1-2 years of Project Management experience or equivalent (academic or professional)

  • Background in accounting, finance or economics (academic or professional)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Project, SharePoint and other Office tools

    Nice-to-have

  • PMP certification (either completed or currently in-progress)

  • Hungry to learn, develop and succeed professionally

  • Curious about marketing, technology, and social media

  • Positive personality and friendly, team-oriented attitude!

Additional Information

LIFE AT METIA

Metia has a down-to-earth and professional approach to marketing and technology that is aligned to a results-oriented work ethic. Our objective is to create and maintain a working atmosphere that is challenging and rewarding.

Initiative is encouraged and rewarded, and there are no constraints to personal achievement. We remain committed to developing and extending our service offerings, and training our staff in anticipation of future industry developments. If you relish change, enjoy new challenges and seek to excel at your profession, this is the environment for you.