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Project Manager - E-Commerce

Hybrid - San Jose, CA


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$35 - $40 Per Hour

Start Date:


Our client is looking for a project manager with e-commerce and or advertising experience to join their team on a contract that ends in December. Strong possibility of extension or conversion at the end of the year!

The Advertising Team is reinventing advertising on their website! They’re creating innovative ad-tech solutions to optimize the ad monetization and experience on their website. Their goal is to create a valuable experience for both buyers and sellers, while also driving performance for advertisers. To that end, we are innovating rapidly in the ad-tech space and there is no shortage of new challenges for motivated individuals.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the Advertising organization, one of the fastest growing teams at the company. Your focus will be on managing day-to-day operations of multiple complex projects from inception to implementation. You’ll get to partner with stakeholders horizontally and vertically within the organization – across product managers, engineers & technical leads, product marketing managers, sales and operations. You will be reporting directly into a Sr. Program Manager.

• Collaborate on the end-to-end execution of complex projects that contribute to the Advertising roadmap, from concept and initiation to release and go to market
• Directly support key operating rhythms within the advertising team and between partner teams; ensure that everyone is working together to solve cross org issues / communication / partner
• Anticipate, assess and manage issues and risks; perform as needed root cause analysis and recommend mitigation plans
• Ensure clear status reporting is happening at all levels, whether at the sponsor level or day to day team members
• Develop presentations and supporting documentation for various forums and partners
• Build, document, and improve processes across geographically distributed teams/partners in order to optimize efficiency in a fast-paced environment

• 5+ years of operations or project management experience with partners within Program/Product/Engineering/Sales/Ops organizations
• Experience working in an end to end, cross functional environment with engineering, design, product, sales, ops, and project management counterparts to deliver products/services
• Maintain and revise project schedules and milestones; act as liaison between teams to ensure that projects are completed on time and teams are united around common goals
• Facilitate meetings and be capable of ensuring action items are clear and followed through, regardless of stakeholder seniority
• Coordinate with cross functional teams to ensure smooth execution of project deliverables
• Demonstrate high levels of attention to detail and organizational skills; strong problem-solving mindset and ability to achieve results with a sense of urgency
• Ability to take initiative even under unfamiliar or ambiguous circumstances and thrive in an evolving work environment, with little or no supervision
• Clear and concise communication, documentation and presentations to your program manager and leads, and timely escalations of potential risks
• Ability to work collectively with teams composed of both technical and non-technical members
• Prioritize competing priorities without loss of efficiency or visibility
• Engage with multiple partners at various level in the organization and work with them all equally, proactively and transparently
• Willingness to be hands-on and do whatever is vital
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
• Knowledge of Agile development practices; prior experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma analytical techniques

Preferred requirements:
• Experience in Advertising or e-commerce.
• Basic technical acumen or able to navigate in an agile world
• Technical background and knowledge of agile methodologies, scrum formation, technical tools (e.g Jira)

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $35 – $39 Per Hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

Client Description

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.

Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.