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Digital Marketing Project Manager

Northern Commerce

Northern Commerce

Marketing & Communications, Operations
London, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

About Northern

Headquartered in London, Ontario, Northern is an integrated digital solutions agency helping leading brands across North America navigate digital transformation. Our solutions help brands grow by optimizing their digital customer journey. We have strategically assembled a group of innovators, who have a passion for technology, design, and improving digital experiences.

What We’re Looking For

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Digital Marketing Project Manager to join our growing team!

The Marketing Project Manager will be the driving force behind delivering projects on budget, on time, and setting and meeting our client's expectations. Your responsibilities include overseeing various marketing projects to ensure optimal results, efficient resource management, and harmonizing diverse stakeholder interests. You'll lead by example, upholding quality standards, mentoring your project teams to success, and providing dynamic project leadership. As the main client contact, you'll deliver exceptional service. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in a fast-paced environment!

*Full-time remote is available nationally. Our Connected Workplace Program gives you the option to choose a remote, hybrid or in-office workspace!

Benefits of Becoming a Northerner

In exchange for your talent and expertise, Northern is committed to providing:

  • Robust Benefits plan, including a Health Spending Account
  • Wellness Program & LifeWorks EAP
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Vet Care Program
  • RRSP Matching
  • Profit-Sharing Performance Bonuses
  • Endless Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Delicious Meals & Company Social Events
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Flexible work environment - so you can work where & when you work best
  • Allowance to help set up home office

Just to name a few!...

Key Responsibilities

  • Own all aspects of marketing project management for a number of clients, including project planning, remediation (QA, managing changes to project scope, scheduling and determining costs
  • Act as the main client contact for project delivery, influencing the client to make clear, quick and concise project decisions.
  • Develop, maintain and refine an achievable project schedule for marketing campaigns such as paid media, SEO, email marketing, etc.
  • Contribute to building and delivering project status updates and performance reports to existing clients.
  • Continually deliver consistent and clear visibility to all stakeholders (internal and external) of activities, milestones, costs, deliverables and risks
  • Provide clients with innovative short and long term strategic marketing & technical guidance.
  • Offer various or alternative solutions to client requests to meet their business objectives.
  • Ensure that the project team produces all client work with the highest level of quality, on time, and on budget.
  • Leverage project management tools effectively to ensure communication is flowing amongst all team members (internal and external).
  • Prepare resourcing needs for weekly project forecasting meetings of cross-functional teams
  • Ensure there is a backlog of tasks on all projects you manage and that the project teams have the access and direction to work efficiently and effectively
  • Develop a positive and partnering relationship with all clients.
  • Help to create time and value estimates for additional work with existing clients.
  • Fulfill monthly invoicing needs

Knowledge, Education & Experience Required

  • 3+ years of experience in digital marketing project management or related roles
  • College diploma or university degree in a related field, or a combination of education and relevant experience
  • Previous experience in digital or traditional agency settings
  • Exceptional relationship management skills, including active listening, curiosity, empathy, responsiveness, and constructive communication
  • Proficient in creating independent project plans, timelines, and budgets for digital projects
  • Google Suite proficiency
  • Understanding of various digital marketing tactics (SEO, PPC, Social, Email, etc.)
  • Familiarity with business concepts such as sales funnels, ROI, and seasonality
  • Supreme organization and time management skills
  • Ability to acquire a valid passport and the interest to travel in North America


  • Qualification in Project Management - PMP® Certification is considered an asset.
  • Previous experience managing Web Development Projects

Since its founding in 2015, Northern has grown to over 150 employees, helping leading brands across North America navigate digital transformation.. Northern is positioned as a leader in the performance advertising industry as a Facebook Marketing Partner and Google Premier Partner —awarded to only 3% of agency partners in Canada. Our campaigns with leading brands in North America have been recognized as best in class through the Google Premier Partner Awards, Search Engine Land Awards, and the Canadian Search Awards.

Northern’s continued growth, strengthened by our strong company culture, has led to multiple recognitions by Great Place to Work® Canada including Best Workplaces™ in Canada, Ontario, for Women, for Hybrid Work, and more.

Equity and Diversity

Northern invites applications from all qualified individuals. Northern is Rainbow Registered with CGLCC and committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all individuals, including but not limited to members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations please let us know when you apply.