Full Time Job

Senior Project Manager - Digital Media


Atlanta, GA 09-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Team

WarnerMedia, a leading media conglomerate, creates & programs world-class content in the news, entertainment and sports verticals. WarnerMedia content reaches hundreds of millions of consumers globally and in the US via TV and digital distribution. WarnerMedia's consumer-facing brands include CNN, CNNMoney, Bleacher Report, tbs, TNT, Cartoon Network, along with deep relationships with sports leagues such as the NBA, MLB, and NCAA March Madness.

The Job

Turner is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead digital technical projects supporting the business, specifically for Digital Ad serving and Revenue Operations initiatives.

The Daily
• The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple projects, successfully balancing scope, quality, time and resources to deliver against the strategic plan and objectives of the business.
• The Senior Project Manager will work closely with the internal development team, key business stakeholders, internal technology partners and various vendors.
• This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team in a fast-paced environment focused on providing innovative technical solutions that drive revenue! Moreover, this is a leadership position requiring excellent communication and technical skills, coupled with the ability to lead mission critical projects across a large enterprise.
• Lead cross-functional teams consisting of Revenue Operations, Product, Design and Editorial customers, Software Developers, Quality Assurance Specialists, Ads and Analytics partners and 3rd party vendors from planning through launch.
• Assume ownership stake in all key processes including work in-take, sprint planning, execution, launch and retrospectives. Drive continuous review and optimization of these processes to ensure alignment with the business and operational goals.
• Build/maintain relationships and liaison with project sponsors, internal and external customers, team members, support teams and 3rd party vendors.
• Partner with product stakeholders in the development, prioritization and communication of the Product Roadmap.
• Translate product objectives into integrated plans, schedules and budgets for the entire project lifecycle.
• Manage expectations, negotiation and communication with project stakeholders in support of delivery against the project roadmap.
• Preparation and ongoing management of project tools and documentation, including time/financial tracking, project plans, sprints/rapid boards, status reports and launch plans.
• Ensure all project requirements, design mocks and related project assets are properly documented and communicated to project teams.
• Facilitate project risk reviews and appropriate mitigation.
• Clearly and effectively communicate progress, issues/risks and opportunities at both the project and program level; Escalate issues in a timely, effective manner.
• Perform estimation, forecasting and time tracking/reporting for projects and project resources.
• Perform analysis against both business and technical constraints and provide value-based recommendations; Identify and negotiate / mitigate potential conflicts.
• Collaborate with project management peers across the Turner organization in the sharing and adoption of PM standards and best practices.

The Essentials
• BS/BA in related discipline and at least 5-8 years of experience working as a project manager in Digital Media, Technology, or Software Development project management (required); mobile experience (optional), Adserving (preferred.)
• Proven experience implementing standard project management and SDLC methodologies and best practices; PMP certification (optional)- Hands on experience with JIRA, Confluence, Product Management Software or similar PM tools.
• Deep understanding of current digital/internet and mobile technologies and trends.
• Strong leadership skills with experience leading cross-functional and virtual teams.
• Ability to handle multiple fast-moving projects with changing priorities, drivers and dependencies.
• Ability to accomplish goals by managing and influencing individuals across multiple organizations to meet deadlines on time and on budget.
• Project financial management with a strong focus on estimation, budgeting and reporting.
• Excellent group facilitation and collaboration skills.
• Equal ability to work effectively independently or as part of an integrated team
• Excellent business and interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal.)
• Proven track record of delivering technical projects on time and budget using cross functional teams.
• Goal-oriented self-starter with strong time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rboe9y-3-238-132-225-42 in your application.

Company Profile

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.