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Project Manager, Ad Platform Solutions

New York, NY 100020

Posted: 11/13/2018 Industry: Advertising & Marketing, Project Management Job Number: 6880

Are you familiar with one of the world' s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information? Are you also a project manager looking for an innovative and exciting opportunity in the entertainment industry?

ektello is looking for a Project Manager for one of our top multimedia clients in New York, NY. Our client boasts an impressive portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, world-renowned theme parks, a prominent motion picture company, and much more.

Responsibilities:
 • Assist the business analysts in defining the project scope, requirements, and tasks 
 • Work with the Ad Sales Business Units to identify resourcing needs and provide recommendations for building the project team 
 • Lead a cross-functional project team, coordinating between internal resources and third-party vendors 
• Develop a detailed project plan, and monitor/track progress throughout the project lifecycle Identify project risks and multiple mitigation strategies to ensure successful project execution 
• Oversee the successful transition from project launch to ongoing operational support (i.e., transition management back to the business)  
• Assist the PMO with tracking and managing an active queue of projects, working directly with the core working group team to assess project performance, monitor risk, and track scope & identify scope creep 
• Help maintain the Ad Platform Solutions and Product Integration roadmaps, which include strategic projects and programs for new ad products & digital platforms, sales system enhancements, and general support of the day-to-day business Identify opportunities to build and leverage best practices, processes, and relationships across the teams 
• Oversee the project close-out and launch communication process, partnering with the project team to communicate effectively with the business once an initiative is complete 

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’ s degree in a relevant field 
• Minimum four (4) years’ experience in a Project Management role with a proven history of increasing responsibility and scope 
• Digital media experience is a must. Our PM must be ready to hit the ground running! 
• Talent to motivate and influence stakeholders and team members to drive the project forward 
• Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple tasks & projects in a fast-paced environment 
• Proven ability to work on tight deadlines and deliver quality results 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills 
• Proficiency in MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word 
• Excellent customer service skills 

Skills: 
• Experience working directly in digital media, as it relates to display, video, mobile, audience and inventory platforms 
• Attention to detail while reviewing project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project requirements 
• The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex concepts for a variety of audiences 
• Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles and negotiate resolutions to complex problems 
• Ability to organize meetings including creating pertinent agendas, managing conversations, and summarizing the results into a set of decisions made and the next steps 

 

 

 

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