Full Time Job

Senior Project Manager

CNN

New York, NY 08-30-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Senior Project Manager (CNN)

The Job

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for driving and defining operational excellence and efficiency for the Content Development Design team by tracking and streamlining workflows and resources across teams. The role will work cross functionally with design, editorial, broadcast, product design, programming, and operations to ensure maximum collaboration, alignment, and output.

The Daily
• Resource management and coordination: ensuring everything is executed and delivered accurately and on time.
• Lead project managers to help streamline process and communication across the design team and its partners
• Intake design requests and work with the Creative Director to assign projects
• Act as a bridge between Design and other partner groups, such as editorial, operations, research, and product
• Identify team needs with regard to process, tools, documentation, asset management, and offer strategic solutions
• Management of freelancers: recruitment, onboarding, scheduling
• Collaborate with creative director and senior staff to develop and implement tactics to achieve team goals.
• Support senior staff in overseeing strategic, complex projects. challenges our approaches.

The Essentials
• 6+ years of work experience in a media, agency, or other relevant production environment
• Minimum of 4 years in a planning, coordinator, or logistical role
• Experience working with design and creative teams
• Demonstrated ability to manage timelines, deliverables, and workflows
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills a must
• Ability to communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders across all levels
• Proven track record of problem solving
• Self-starter and proactively looks for ways to improve things
• Ability to work in a fast pace, startup environment
• College degree in design, media production, or related work experience preferred

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5ze00-54-224-117-125-42 in your application.