G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion, The Takeout and The A.V. Club, and reaches over 120 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans.  We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.

 

About the Role:

The Project Manager will report to the VP, Marketing and work closely with in-house Accounts, Design, Copy, Strategy and Production teams, freelance talent, and vendor partners from conception to execution to ensure success of a variety of digital advertising campaigns, including partner posts, infographics, logos, event collateral, and other offerings

Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal and external teams to define project scopes based on business objectives
  • Lead team and serve as primary point of contact across the organization and with external vendors throughout the duration of the project lifecycle
  • Define project plans, including timelines, schedules, budgets, and resources (internal team members, as well as freelance designers, illustrators, writers, and photographers)
  • Shepherd creative projects through the internal review process; consolidate and prioritize feedback, schedule and run productive creative reviews, presentations, and post-analysis meetings as necessary
  • Maintain campaigns in master content calendar and related sponsored post status sheets
  • Establish assignments and priorities across teams using project management tools, status reports, and task lists.
  • Manage project-related budgets, including forecasting estimated costs, tracking and processing payments, and reporting costs to finance
  • Traffic creative and production assets, define and coordinate project deliverables, and archive project materials
  • RFP vendors and freelancers, negotiating for best pricing
  • Draft vendor and freelancer SOWs, liaising with legal on all contracts
  • Maintain organization of campaign files and assets 

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years experience managing digital content/assets for a digital publisher or agency and 2 years minimum experience managing teams, project budgets, developing project plans/timelines and scope of work (preferably in a creative environment)
  • Dedication to accuracy, spreadsheets, communication, teamwork, and creative problem-solving a must
  • A passion for native advertising, online media, Google docs, and the Internet
  • Strong sense of urgency, ability to effectively coordinate team workflow, and enthusiastically manage multiple projects under tight deadlines, as well as a willingness to work hours required to meet client and production deadlines
  • Ability to remain calm, friendly, and solution-oriented under pressure
  • Familiarity with Google Drive, and other project management tools a plus

 

G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment, and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences, and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.




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