Contract Job

Project Manager


New York, NY 03-08-2021
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview and Responsibilities

Advertising is being reinvented through big data, audience segmentation tools, digital platforms and formats as well as new consumer consumption patterns across linear, digital and mobile! ViacomCBS is forefront of this reinvention of advertising, with a broad range of products and programs designed to connect with ViacomCBS's fans in whatever environments and on whatever platforms are most significant to them. The ViacomCBS Advanced Media / Data Solutions team is purpose built to support development of innovative solutions serving both internal and external clients with solutions ranging from client facing reporting tech, to in-house identity management solutions to data onboarding technologies and more.

Project Manager (PM) is responsible for leading all aspects of the successful development of the ViacomCBS InView project with a specific focus on fields such as information technology, data science and engineering and advertising sales and marketing. Project Manager will responsible for the creation, organization, execution and completion of specific projects passionate about supporting ViacomCBS InView. This includes leading relevant employees, setting deadlines, communicating with company executives about the state of the project, ensuring projects stay on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary to meet new requirements.
Overview and Responsibilities
• Crafting long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources
• Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them
• Identifying and running potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects
• Assisting in the definition of project scope and goals
• Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
• Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in alliance
• Communicating with executives to keep the project aligned with their goals
• Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
• Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed
• Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field, Master's degree preferred not required
• 5+ years' project manager experience
• Shown history of supporting SAAS solutions
• Excellent time management and project prioritization skills
• Technical proficiency in the fundamentals of digital, social and television advertising
• An ambitious approach with a bias for action that is passionate about building businesses within a fast-paced environment, while changing the way partners perceive our brand and our products
• Understanding of advertising and agency ecosystem in digital, social and television
• A track record of exceptional partnering across a wide-array of internal business groups and executive partners

Additional Qualifications
• Experience speaking publicly to and meeting with senior executives in agencies and with in-house marketers
• Strong written and oral communication skills, including experience building and leading presentations as well as crafting product documentation (user guides, FAQs)
• Experience in visual presentation of information and visual communication
• Passion for problem-solving and the ability to find answers to difficult questions – the sort of answers that others might struggle to find