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Project Manager / Content Innovation

Any U.S. Location; Preferably EST
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Overview

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team: someone who wants to shape the next generation of creative and production technology and directly help drive innovation across a range of interesting problems in an exciting and dynamic environment. We are a diverse and welcoming team who focus on collaborative and supportive ways of working.

Role & Responsibilities:

As Project Manager you will be critical in tracking the progression of tasks, requests, approvals and documenting closure on a highly-visible, fast paced and complex project, spanning from creative design to technology procurement and implementation.

Some highlights of responsibilities include:

● Serve as a key point of contact for the intake of project related requests, including approvals, provide updates to the project team, assess priority and track detailed schedules and dependencies

● Manage the day-today- operational aspects of project including schedulings, record keeping and task documentation and updates

● Ensure clear reporting of project status including: timeline, milestone tracking, key blockers and issue identification to project team, and prep materials for stakeholder updates

● Prioritize and escalate critical operational tasks, execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements, including maintaining central project documentation, notes and follow-up action items.

● Create workflow diagrams of project processes, including updating records for all vendor and stakeholder working groups and identify opportunities to streamline processes or improve efficiency.

● Ensure project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately to optimize security.

● Skilled at shifting gears quickly, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to consolidate information, updates, and action items, while understanding the interconnectivities and priorities between each is critical to success.

● A strong understanding of personal bias and how to mitigate it, and an actively inclusive attitude and process.

Skills:

● Expertise in project management, ideally with experience in large scale live events, Film or TV production, or within a creative agency where there was a technology component required for execution.

● Experience managing teams to meet expectations for productivity, quality and goal accomplishment.

● Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; highest level of attention to detail and identifying potential issues based on past lessons learned on the project

● Ability to work under pressure while managing multiple tasks and organizing work effectively

● Good meeting facilitation skills and effective team player

● Experience with project management tools, such as Smartsheet or MS Project, 5th Kind and or ZenDesk experience is a plus.

● Must be able to interact successfully with all levels of management and executive leadership.

● Ability to develop and present business concept via Keynote, or design capabilities a plus

● Personal/professional integrity and proven discretion in handling confidential information.

● Ability to work effectively within a rapidly changing organization by influencing others without direct authority for them.

Basic Qualifications and Experience:

● B.S. in a related field is required.

● 4+ years of project management experience on large-scale, complexity and technologically advanced projects

● Previous experience working in a content creation/production environment, on large-scale live events, or equivalent environment.

Required Education:

● BA/BS degree required