PROJECT MANAGER

DUTIES

  • Develop the big idea for your startup.

    • Define the purpose of your startup. What product or service are you trying to create? What is the product / services’ value proposition?

    • Keep the startup oriented towards an overarching goal.

  • Assemble your team.

    • Figure out what positions you need in each of the 4 departments (development, business, creative, data analytics).

    • Review applications / profiles. Discuss candidates with the founder to choose the most well-suited applicant for each role.

  • Organize tasks.

    • Lay out the main projects that must be accomplished for your startup. Within each project, create tasks, and assign them to specific roles.

    • Check in on members to ensure that the delegated tasks are being completed properly. Also, keep track of the project timelines. Make sure that the startup is developing at a reasonable pace.

    • Remain mindful of each member’s commitment duration. Plan ahead on recruiting for vacant positions, and develop plans on handing over any ongoing task.

  • Lead your team.

    • Conduct weekly team meetings.

    • Identify and analyze the dynamics among team members. Create an efficient and collaborative environment, where members are able to perform at their maximum.

    • Encourage efficient communication.

    • Build rapport with each and every team member. Motivate your members!


  • Communicate with Forkaia Admins.

    • Draft monthly (or biweekly) progress reports. Check in with the admins to discuss team progress.

    • Receive feedback from the admins. Relay the information to the rest of the team.

    • Notify admins of any team concerns or issues.